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The Holy Quran and the Destruction of the Al-Saud Family:
"Have You Not Seen Those Who Exchanged the Bounty of God with Disbelief..." (Quran 14:28)

 

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

"Have You Not Seen Those Who Exchanged the Bounty of God with Disbelief..." (Quran 14:28)

Published in November 7, 2017

Translated by: Ahmed Fathy

 

Firstly: the meaning of exchanging:

1- Exchanging here in 14:28 means to replace something with something else which is quite the opposite, especially in religion: "Have you not seen those who exchanged the Bounty of God with disbelief, and they landed their people into the house of perdition?" (14:28); "...Whoever exchanges the Bounty of God after it has come to him - God is severe in retribution." (2:211).

2- This meaning refers to exchanging or replacing belief with disbelief while taking Satan as an ally instead of allying oneself to Almighty God: "Will you take Satan and his offspring as allies instead of Me, when they are an enemy to you? Evil is the exchange for the unjust ones." (18:50). This meaning of exchange is referred to within this verses about atonement and repentance and also within destroying ancient nations of the unjust ones: "...and do not exchange the bad for the good..." (4:2); "...Then We exchanged prosperity in place of hardship..." (7:95); "Except for those who repent, and believe, and do good deeds. These - God will replace their bad deeds with good deeds..." (25:70); "But whoever has done wrong, and then exchanged goodness in place of evil. I am Forgiving and Merciful." (27:11). 

3- Celestial, divine religion of God is found exclusively in His Scriptures as the One Truth, and anything else in religion are, without any exceptions, falsehoods, as we infer from these verses: "...There can be no change to God's words..." (6:34); "The Word of your Lord has been completed, in Truth and justice. There is no changing to His words. He is the Hearer, the Knower." (6:115); "And recite what was revealed to you from the Book of your Lord. There is no changing His words, and you will find no refuge except in Him." (18:27). God's words and decrees never change; on the Last Day, those who deserve Hell will never get out of it and this refutes the idea of intercession for Hell-dwellers to get out of Hell: "The decree from Me will not be changed, and I am not unjust to the servants."" (50:29).

4- The transient universe (the earth and heavens) will be destroyed and replaced by an eternal universe/realm with eternal human beings in Hell and in Paradise: "On the Day when the earth is changed into another earth, and the heavens..." (14:48). God will replace fear with security instead for believers who immigrated to flee religious persecution: "...He will restore security in place of their fear..." (24:55). 

5- The idea of exchanging or replacing comes within Quranic stories within other matters: "But the unjust ones among them substituted  words other than those given to them..." (2:59); "...Would you substitute worse for better?..." (2:61); "As for the boy, his parents were believers, and we feared he would overwhelm them with oppression and disbelief. So we wanted their Lord to replace him with someone better in purity, and closer to mercy." (18:80-81); and within the sin of changing written will and testament of dead persons: "But whoever changes it after he has heard it, the guilt is upon those who change it..." (2:181). 

6- Moses' Pharaoh is the imam/leader for all tyrants and aggressive disbelievers and polytheists coming after him; he desired to put Moses to death under the pretext of fearing that Moses would change the ancient Egyptian religion which was based on deifying of pharaohs: "Pharaoh said, "Let me kill Moses, and let him appeal to his Lord. I fear he may change your religion, or spread corruption on earth."" (40:26).

7- God says in the Quran that aggressive polytheistic Arabs follow the methods or the footsteps of Moses' Pharaoh (see 3:11 and 8:52-54). We assert here that the Saudi royal family members follow the footsteps of Moses' Pharaoh and assume they are in the right; they are in fact worse than Moses' Pharaoh because he did not claim to be a Muslims except upon his death by drowning (see 10:90-92), in contrast to the Saudi royal family members who claim to be 'Muslims' and ascribe their deeds to Islam though their deeds contradict the Quran and tarnish its name and they distort meanings of Quranic verses using the religion of Satan, Wahabism; this way they have exchanged the Bounty of God (i.e., the Quran) with Wahabi disbelief and aggression, and they deserve to enter into the house of perdition and they will be pushed by God as per these verses: "Have you not seen those who exchanged the Bounty of God with disbelief, and they landed their people into the house of perdition?" (14:28); ...Whoever exchanges the Bounty of God after it has come to him - God is severe in retribution." (2:211).  

 

Secondly: features of exchanging Quranic sharia legislations with Wahabi terrorist jihad:

 We have tackled this before repeatedly, and we remind readers here again with these brief points below for the sake of comparison.

1- The Meccan polytheists of Qorayish persecuted Muhammad and early believers in Mecca and drove them out of their homes and possessions, and then, they incessantly attacked them in Yathreb with their troops in attempts to force them to revert to polytheism and to reject Islam: "...They will not cease to fight you until they turn you back from your religion, if they can..." (2:217).

2- Most people among the early believers at the time in Mecca were weak, oppressed, helpless ones who used to say: "...Our Lord, deliver us from this town whose people are oppressive..." (4:75). When they immigrated to Yathreb, they at first did not defend themselves against military raids of Qorayish, until permission from God came to them to engage into self-defense fighting because they suffered injustices and were persecuted because of their choice of religion and were expelled from their homes unjustly; see 22:38-40. The aggressive Wahabis repeated the same crimes of the Qorayish polytheists when they fought and massacred people during the first and second Saudi states; ISIS terrorists are Wahabis of today who committed the same crimes in Syria and Iraq, and in Egypt, aggressive Wahabis persecute Copts and Baha'is and drive them out of their homes while raising the banner of 'Islam' and shouting Allahu Akbar or (God is the Greatest!); this means that all these Wahabis have exchanged the Bounty of God (i.e., the Quran) with disbelief and aggression.      

3- The weak ones among the Yathreb city-state led by Muhammad were too frightened and reluctant to engage into self-defense fighting as they got used to bear injustice patiently, and they asked for postponement as they feared death; see 4:77. Thus, they hated to engage into self-defense fighting though it is for their own good; see 2:216, and God has commanded Muhammad to encourage them to engage into self-defense fighting to deter the aggressive polytheists; see 4:84 and 8:65-66.  

4- The Quranic sharia legislations of self-defense fighting prohibit any form of aggression, as God does not love the transgressors; see 2:190. The only thing required was retribution and deterrence (see 2:194) and to preach piety so that no one would exceed limits of retribution (see 2:194 and 5:2) while imploring God to grant them victory over the aggressive polytheists: "...You are our Lord and Master, so help us against the disbelieving people." (2:286). Thus, self-defense fighting stops once aggressors stop their aggression (see 2:192-193 and 8:39); even when Meccan polytheists prevented Muhammad and early believers from pilgrimage, this was not an excuse for the early believers to attack them; see 5:2.

5- God has promised to pardon aggressors when they stop their aggression (see 8:38) as their adherence apparently and overtly to peace means they are brethren to believers and all peaceful people as per Islam (see 9:11).

6- This means that Islam in terms of behavior (i.e., peaceful demeanor with others) is the higher purpose of all Quranic sharia legislations of self-defense fighting against aggressors and attackers. This is why God commands deterrence by being provided with all military might to frighten aggressors and prevent their aggression against peaceful ones from happening in the first place; peaceful nature of weak people encourages evil aggressors to attack them. Thus, a peaceful nation must be strong and powerful in terms of the military might to deter potential enemies and to preserve peace while preventing bloodshed as much as possible, and when enemies call for peace, Muslims must respond likewise even if the enemies were deceitful, and God will protect Muslims who adhere to peace; see 8:69-62.  

7- Another higher purpose of self-defense fighting is to impose the principle of absolute religious freedom for all people in a given nation. Thus, when Wahabi aggressors desire to practice compulsion in religion and to impose their religion on others by force, they must be fought back so that the fact that religion pertains to God only is asserted as He is the Sole Judge of it on the Last Day; see 2:193 and 8:39. This principle of absolute religious freedom for all people is asserted within the context of self-defense fighting that protects all houses of worship in 22:40. 

8- Hence, fighting within Islam is ONLY for the purpose of self-defense; no real Muslims commit aggression by waging wars against a country that never attacked them or because a country has a different religion. Islam in terms of behavior is peace reigning supreme over all citizens within a peaceful country. All Muslims must deal kindly, hospitably, and fairly with all peaceful non-Muslims (see 60:8) while never allying themselves to aggressors who wronged them and expelled them out of their homes (see 60:9).     

9- Within real Islam (i.e., Quranism), indiscriminate fighting and killings against innocent, peaceful civilians are absolutely forbidden within self-defense fighting; see 48:25.  

10- The Saudi Wahabis who established the first, second, and third Saudi states massacred all peaceful ones merely because they were non-Wahabi and massacred all captured ones or POWs; ISIS terrorists now commit the same crimes of sabotage, raping, massacring, enslaving, and looting against civilians based on the cursed Wahabi religion of Satan. In contrast, God in the Quran commands that captured ones or POWs must be treated kindly and released without being ransomed with money or in return for exchanging of captured ones or POWs: "...Then, either release them by grace, or in exchange, until war lays down its burdens..." (47:4). God has rebuke Muhammad severely for releasing some captured ones or POWs in return for ransom money and has addressed kindly those who paid to get released; see 8:67-70. God commands in the Quran that soldiers of the enemies troops who surrendered to be captured and they utter the word of peace, Muslims must help and protect them (and never to kill them), as they now adhere to peace and stopped their aggression, and Muslims are to tell them about God's Word and to release them in safety; see 9:6 and 4:94. Anyone who intentionally kills or murders a peaceful person (i.e., a believer  in terms of peaceful demeanor) will reside in the torment of Hell forever: "Whoever kills a believer deliberately, the penalty for him is Hell, where he will remain forever. And God will be angry with him, and will curse him, and will prepare for him a terrible torment." (4:93).      

 

Thirdly: the difference between self-defense fighting in Quranic sharia legislations and fighting in Wahabi sharia of terror:

1- This difference is lucidly and briefly shown in this verse: "Those who believe fight in the cause of God, while those who disbelieve fight in the cause of Taghut..." (4:76). The Quranic term Taghut refers to tyranny, evil, and transient possessions as fighting in such case is for Satan. Hence, fighting for God's sake is ONLY self-defense endeavors to prevent religious persecution, compulsion in religion, and unjust aggression of attackers, while aiming to establish peace and religious freedom for all. This is what is meant by the Quranic sharia legislations sent to Muhammad as a mercy to all humanity: "We did not send you except as mercy to the humankind." (21:107). 

2- As for aggressive fighting for the sake of evil ways (i.e., for the sake of Satan) is for power, authority, and wealth of this worldly life. In fact, this type of fighting typical of tyrants, conquerors, leaders, and emperors fills history books of humanity: the Hyksos, Thutmose III, Ramses II, Assyrians, the Persians, the Romans, the Arabs (led by the sinful caliphs of Qorayish), the Mongols, Genghis Khan, the crusaders, the Ottomans, the colonial Europeans, Napoléon, Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin.  

3- Yet, there is this huge difference: secular tyrants and conquerors never used the name of God within their aggression, and we mean those like the Hyksos, Thutmose III, Ramses II, Assyrians, the Persians, the Romans, the Mongols, Genghis Khan, the crusaders, the Ottomans, the colonial Europeans, Napoléon, Hitler, Mussolini, and Stalin. The most unjust ones have been the Arabs (led by the sinful caliphs of Qorayish) who raised banners of religion as a façade to hide their meanness, greed, and hunger for wealth to justify their aggression and conquests; this applies to all theocratic rulers (i.e., crusaders) and caliphs who were also theocrats: the four pre-Umayyad ones, the Umayyads, the Abbasids, the Ottomans, and then the Wahabi Saudi royal family in modern times. The reason of this difference is that secular tyrants and conquerors committed injustices against human beings only, whereas theocratic tyrants/caliphs committed injustices against human beings and a grave injustice against God and tarnished the name of His religion. Thus, they have exchanged the Bounty of the Lord (i.e., God's religion) with disbelief and aggression. Thus, Nazis have no holy book(s), but Wahabis have rejected the Quran and they sanctify books of Malik, Al-Shafei, Al-Bokhary, Ibn Taymiyya, Ibn Abdul-Wahab, Al-Maududy, and Sayed Qutb.            

4- The difference is that secular tyrants and conquerors turn into mere history, or rather lines in history books, and people despise them, whereas theocratic tyrants and conquerors, with the passage of time, turn into gods/deities (e.g., the four so-called 'wise' pre-Umayyad caliphs) and their tyranny and bloodshed become a religion applied in several eras within this earthly religion and its sharia laws that replace and supplant the celestial sharia of God (i.e., the Quran). 

5- This replacement is caused by Satan, the real deity worshipped by polytheists and theocratic tyrants and conquerors who fight for the sake of Satan who gave them the devilish sharia laws to supplant and replace God's Word. Of course, the terrorist Wahabi Sunnite sharia of Satan is being preached, propagated, and taught now in mosques and education as 'jihad' and the very first religious duty that must be applied by Wahabis worldwide. Thus, they ascribe falsehoods to God by turning the Quran (i.e., real Islam) from a mercy to the humankind to a source of terrorizing and massacring the humankind. This is because of exchanging the Bounty of the Lord God (i.e., the Quran) with disbelief and falsehoods (i.e., Wahabism). Thus, instead of increasing piety and peace by uttering reverently the phrase (God is the Greatest!) during the five prayers, Wahabi terrorists and suicide bombers utter this phrase to engage into discriminate killings, massacres, and other heinous terrorist acts against peaceful people worldwide; this is the final outcome of the Saudi Wahabism. 

6- This is why we expect that the Saudi royal family members will be destroyed totally – in case they do not repent.   


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