The Qur’an contradicts the Bible
The story of Noah and the flood
- The Quran in Surah 11:42
& 43 says that one of the sons of Noah refused to go into the Ark and
was drowned in the flood, while the Bible says that all three sons of Noah
went into the Ark with him and were saved from the flood (Genesis 7:7).
- In Surah 11:44 the Quran says
that the Ark came to rest on top of mount Judi, While the Bible says that
it was Mount Ararat (Genesis 8:4).
The Story of Abraham
- Abraham's father, according
to the Quran, is Azar (Surah 6:74), while the Bible says that his name was
Terah (Genesis 11:26).
- The Quran says Abraham lived
in the valley of Mecca (Surah 14:37),while the Bible says he lived in
Hebron (Genesis 13:18).
- In the Quran Abraham
sacrificed Ismael (Surah 37:100-112),while the Bible says it was Isaac
- The Quran says that he built
the Kaaba (Surah 2:125-127). The Bible has no record of that.
The story of Moses
- The Quran states that the one
who adopted Moses was Pharaoh's wife (Surah 28:9), While the Bible says it
was Pharaoh's daughter (Exodus 2:5)
- The Quran states that Haman
lived in Egypt during Moses' time (Surah 27:4-6), while the Bible says
that Haman lived in Persia during King Ahasuerus time (Esther 3:1).
- The Qur’an states that
Pharaoh asked Haman to build him a tower to the God of Moses (Surah 28:38:
“Pharaoh said: "O Chiefs! no god do I know for you but myself:
therefore, O Haman! light me a (kiln to bake bricks) out of clay, and
build me a lofty palace, that I may mount up to the God of Moses: but as
far as I am concerned, I think (Moses) is a liar!" Whereas the Bible states in a well
known story ("the Tower of Babel") of an event that took place
long before Abraham, who lived at least 400 years before Moses. [See
Genesis 11:1-9, especially the verses 3-4, "Let us build make bricks
and bake them thoroughly. ... and build a ... tower that reaches to the
The story of Mary (the mother of Jesus)
- The Quran states that her
brother was Aaron (Surah 19:28), while the Bible says that Aaron lived
1300 years before Mary (Mother of Jesus), and his sister was Miriam (Mary
in English). (Numbers 26:59).
- The Qur’an states that she is
the daughter of Imran (Surah 66:12; 3:35-36), while the Bible says that
Miriam (the sister of Aaron) is the daughter of Imran.
- That she gave birth to Jesus
under a palm tree (Surah 19:13),while the Bible says it was in a stable
- That Zacharias could not speak
for three days (Surah 19:10), while the Bible says he could not speak
until the child was born (or for about 9 months) Luke 1:20.