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"...And They Landed Their People into the House of Perdition" (Quran 14:28)
The Holy Quran and the Destruction of the Al-Saud Family:

The Holy Quran and the Destruction of the Al-Saud Family:

"...And They Landed Their People into the House of Perdition" (Quran 14:28)

Published in November 6, 2017

Translated by: Ahmed Fathy

Firstly: exchanging the Quran, which is the bounty of the Lord God, with disbelief:

 God says in the Quran: "Have you not seen those who exchanged the bounty of God with disbelief, and they landed their people into the house of perdition? Hell - they will roast in it. What a miserable settlement." (14:28-29). We assert the following points below.

1- Although the verses 14:28-29 are addressed to Muhammad, they are at the same time also addressing all Quran-believing Muslims everywhere to take heed and ponder this parable. The expression (have you not seen...) does not pertain to the sense of vision, but to the ability to reason, ponder, and reflect with one's mind. Likewise, this parable can generally apply to any people anywhere anytime who reject the bounties of God in this life and are never thankful for them (including guidance of scriptures; e.g., the Quran) and God will penalize them in this life with perdition and in Hell in the Hereafter if they died without proper, sincere repentance.

2- This general mode of addressing all people means that this parable applies to any disbelieving, tyrannical people anywhere in all eras after the revelation/descent of the Quran. In fact, this parable applied twice to the Saudi royal family members as their kingdom collapsed twice (when the first and second Saudi states collapsed), and the third, current Saudi kingdom is also about to collapse soon in the 21st century. Within the collapse of the first Saudi state, the Egyptian army defeated them and destroyed their capital, Al-Dariyya, and they were captured and sent to Egypt in chains, and their Saudi king was sent to the capital of the Ottomans to be beheaded. Within the collapse of the second Saudi state, the Saudi royal family members were scattered in some countries of the Gulf. If some of the Saudi royal family members would survive the third, imminent collapse, they will be scattered around the globe.       

3- This is because they adamantly insist on never drawing lessons from their past; they have exchanged the bounties of God with disbelief; the Quran is the greatest bounty of God rejected by them.  

4- Of course, God's bounties granted to human beings are too many to be counted: "...And if you were to count God's bounties, you would not be able to enumerate them. The human being is unjust and ungrateful." (14:34); "And if you tried to enumerate the bounties of God, you will not be able to count them. God is Forgiving and Merciful." (16:18).

5- The Quran is the Greatest Bounty of God among all His bounties granted to humanity; God in the Quran describes the Quran repeatedly as the Bounty.

5/1: God describes the Quran as the bounty preached all the time to others by Muhammad during his ministry as a prophet: "But proclaim the Bounty of your Lord." (93:11). This Quranic preaching led his enemies to describe Muhammad as an insane person: "By the Bounty of your Lord, you are not insane." (68:2); "So remind. By the Bounty of your Lord, you are neither a soothsayer, nor a madman." (52:29). 

5/2: Within the verses revealed shortly before the death of Muhammad, God describes the Quran as the Bounty fulfilled and granted by God to human beings: "...So do not fear them, but fear Me, that I may complete My Bounty upon you, and that you may be guided." (2:150); "That God may forgive you your sin, past and to come, and complete His Bounty upon you, and guide you to a Straight Path." (48:2); "...Today I have perfected your religion for you, and have completed My Bounty upon you, and have approved Islam as a religion for you..." (5:3).

5/3: God commands believers never to take the Bounty of the Quran as a jest/joke: "...And do not take God's verses for a joke. And remember God's Bounty upon you, and that He revealed to you the Book and Wisdom to teach you. And fear God, and know that God is aware of everything." (2:231).

5/4: In contrast, disbelievers in all eras and locations reject the Quran; this made Muhammad very sad, and God has said to him: "We know that what they say grieves you. It is not you they reject, but it is God's verses that the unjust ones deny." (6:33). This means that the unjust, disbelieving ones inwardly (inside their minds) know that the Quran is the Absolute Truth, but they verbally deny it with their tongues: "Thus We make it pass into the hearts of the criminals. They do not believe in it..." (15:12-13); " Thus We make it pass through the hearts of the criminals. They will not believe in it until they witness the painful torment." (26:200-201). Those disbelievers reject the bounty of the Quran because they believe in Satanist narratives/hadiths and devilish falsehoods, as we infer from these Quranic verses: "...Will they then renounce God's Bounty?...Will they then believe in falsehoods and refuse God's Bounty?" (16:71-72); "...Do they believe in falsehoods and reject the Bounty of God? And who does graver injustice than he who fabricates lies and attributes them to God or calls the Truth a lie when it has come to him? Is there not in Hell a dwelling for the disbelievers?" (29:67-68).   

6- Anyway, the severe torment is inflicted by God when disbelief in God's bounty (i.e., the Quran) reaches the extent of exchanging it with falsehoods and placing such falsehoods above the Quranic Truth: "...Whoever changes the bounty of God after it has come to him - God is severe in punishment." (2:211); "Have you not seen those who exchanged the bounty of God with disbelief, and they landed their people into the house of perdition? Hell - they will roast in it. What a miserable settlement." (14:28-29).

7- This is the trap into which the Saudi royal family members have fallen since 1745 until the present moment. The bounty of Islam/Quran manifests itself in the fact that it is the religion of justice, mercy, peace, and absolute religious freedom; yet, the Al-Saud family members have exchanged this with grave injustices, massacres, invasions, looting, etc. This is why God has penalized them by severe torment twice in this life (when the first and second Saudi states collapsed) and they are now on the verge of an imminent collapse and on the brink of a vast abyss into which they will fall in case no reform is applied.    


Secondly: how they exchanged the bounty of the Lord God, i.e., the Quran, with disbelief:

1- Fourteen centuries have passed while the Muhammadans have rejected and abandoned the Quran, and this has led to the fact that the real Islamic call has been eclipsed all the time. We have written before many times that Islam is peaceful behavior with others and calling for peace; within peace reigning within a given society, absolute religious freedom is established and guarantees, and monotheists are thus free to preach (There is no God but Allah) and followers of other religions have the same freedom of proselytization within the framework of peace and absolute religious freedom, as everyone is free to (dis)believe and to practice any rituals without compulsion in religion nor dominating tyrannical clergymen; this achieves mercy in this world as per the Quran and all houses of worship would be safe and secure (see 22:40). God guides those who choose guidance and increases the misguidance of those who choose misguidance. God is the Only One to judge people's faith and religious beliefs on the Last Day; no mortals are to judge people on earth based on their religious affiliation: "If you disbelieve, God is Independent of you, yet He does not approve disbelief on the part of His servants. And if you are thankful, He will approve that in you. No bearer of burden can bear the burden of another. Then to your Lord is your return; and He will inform you of what you used to do. He is aware of what the hearts contain." (39:7).     

2- Islam in terms of behavior (i.e., peaceful demeanor) was embraced by the weak, oppressed ones in Mecca as peace was part of their nature; they enjoyed absolute freedom in the Yathreb city-state led by Muhammad, to the extent that some of them worshiped pagan idols and deities in Yathreb, and the Quran has kept warning them repeatedly: "...So stay away from the abomination of idols...Being true to God, without associating anything with Him..." (22:30-31). The use of the command/verb (stay away) implies that such idols or pagan statues of deities are not to be smashed or destroyed, but to be avoided as real believers are never to come near them; yet, those worshippers did not avoid such idols and God repeats the warning to them (within the last verses of the Quranic revelation) by addressing them as believers (i.e., those who adhered to peaceful behavior and security): "O you who believe! Wine, gambling, idolatry, and mausoleums are abominations of Satan's doing. Avoid them, so that you may prosper. Satan wants to provoke strife and hatred among you through wine and gambling, and to prevent you from the remembrance of God, and from prayer. Will you not desist? Obey God and obey the messenger, and be cautious. If you turn away-know that the duty of Our messenger is clear conveyance." (5:90-92). Thus, we infer that they did not heed the warning and continued in their polytheistic ways, as we infer from the question (will you not desist?), and that they bear full responsibility for their polytheism and never Muhammad, as his sole mission was to convey the message and not to control people.    

3- Hence, it was not difficult for Arabs to embrace God's religion (i.e., to enter into peace), which means peace without clergymen of tyranny controlling people and means absolute religious freedom; this is how Muhammad witnessed their entering into peaceful behavior, as adhering to peace means entering into God's religion: "When there comes God's victory and triumph. And you see the people entering into God's religion in multitudes." (110:1-2).  

4- We understand that the Quran is God's bounty more from this verse: "And hold fast to the rope of God, altogether, and do not become divided. And remember God's bounty upon you; how you were enemies, and He reconciled your hearts, and by His grace you became brethren. And you were on the brink of a pit of fire, and He saved you from it. God thus clarifies His verses for you, so that you may be guided." (3:103). This means that Arabian tribes were warring enemies raiding and fighting one another within endless acts of revenge, but they embraced peace and they should adhere to the rope of God (i.e., the Quran) to be spared the torment of Hell in the Hereafter. 

5- God has sent the Quran to Muhammad to be a mercy for humanity: "We did not send you except as a mercy for the humankind" (21:107); thus, if all human beings would apply the real Quranic sharia of Islam (i.e., higher values like peace, justice, charity, mercy, human dignity, human rights, and absolute religious freedom), they will live in bliss and mercy, without religious or political tyranny.

6- The Wahabi Al-Saud family members exchanged God's bounty with disbelief; the Quran is God's bounty, and this bounty is the Quranic mercy for the humankind, but they exchanged it with massacring and terrorizing all human beings. The first Saudi state considered Wahabis as the only 'Muslims' and all non-Wahabis as infidels who deserve to be fought and massacred within Wahabi jihad, despite the fact that these non-Wahabi victims were peaceful people who never committed any violence or aggression against the Saudi family members. This way, the Saudis and their military troops annexed more lands within Arabia, and they attacked Iraq and the Levant until the first Saudi state collapsed. Within all massacres committed by the Saudi royal family members and their troops, they raised the banners of Islam! Thus, they have manipulated the name of Islam (the religion of mercy, justice, and absolute religious freedom) and exchanged it with terrorism, conquests, invasions, injustices, massacres, and compulsion in religion. This is the worst type of disbelief and rejection of the Quran, and yet, they claim falsely they believe in the Quran!       

7- The first Saudi state lived as per what had remained of the Middle-Ages and Bedouin culture. The third, current Saudi state has been established by the savage Najd Brothers who committed bloodbaths and massacred men, women, children, and elderly people mercilessly, while assuming that their atrocities were part of Islam; thus, they had exchanged the Quranic mercy and bounty with the most horrid form of polytheism and disbelief, which is Wahabism.   


Thirdly: how the Saudi royal family members have exchanged the bounty of oil with disbelief: 

1- Another bounty which has emerged inside the third, current Saudi state is oil, but the Saudi royal family members have never been thankful as they insist on disbelief, and this parable in this verse applies to the Saudi kingdom and serves as a warning to it: "And God cites the parable of a town that was secure and peaceful, with its livelihood coming to it abundantly from every direction. But then it turned unappreciative of God's bounties, so God made it taste the robe of hunger and fear, because of what they used to make." (16:112).   

2- The bounty of oil and its revenues made the Saudi kingdom propagate the Wahabi disbelief worldwide, making people reject the bounty of the Lord God, i.e., the Quran, by exchanging it with Wahabi polytheism. The Saudi royal family members spread Wahabism under the name of Islam all over the world, as if Wahabism were Islam; thus, bloodbaths spread everywhere. The Saudi kingdom is responsible for the milling of millions of people since 1902 A.D. until now and for distorting Islam, which is the bounty of God toward the humankind, by distorting and misinterpreting the meanings of Quranic verses.   

3- If the Saudi royal family members did not stop such spread of disbelief and aggression, they will land themselves into the house of perdition: "Have you not seen those who exchanged the bounty of God with disbelief, and they landed their people into the house of perdition? Hell - they will roast in it. What a miserable settlement." (14:28-29),  as always, God says nothing but the Absolute Truth.

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