What does Quran say about sword?
Sword Verse Antonie Wessels identifies two verses in the Quran (9:5 and 9:29) that are called “sword verses” though he notes that the word ‘sword’ does not occur in the Quran. In particular, Quran 9:5 from Surah At-Tawba is known as the Ayat al-sayf, Ayah of the Sword or The Sword Verse.
Does Islam spread by sword?
The life and property of all citizens in an Islamic state are considered sacred whether they are Muslims or not. It is clear, therefore, that Islam did not spread by the sword. The “sword of Islam” did not convert all the non-Muslim minorities in Muslim countries.
Is the Sword of jihad legal in Islam?
The sword it wields cuts its own throat before reaching others.If it be objected that sword was resorted to by early Islam and hence the legality of Jihad, we say the objection is based upon ignorance of early Islamic circumstances. Islam never allowed the use of the sword for spreading the faith.
Does the Quran denounce Jihad?
It is easy to see from it that the Jihad which he has denounced consists in propagating Islam at the point of sword. Such a Jihad has no authority in the Holy Quran or the Traditions of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). The Holy Quran rejects it by pronouncing there should be no compulsion in religion (2:257).
What is the Sword of truth?
The sword, far from revealing the beauties and excellence of truth, makes them dubious and throws them into background. Those who hold such views are not the friends of Islam but its deadly foes. They have low motives, mean natures, poor spirits, narrow minds, dull brains and short sight.
Is it time for resorting to the sword and gun?
There is not the least truth in the assertion that it is time for resorting to the sword and gun for spreading the true religion and righteousness. The sword, far from revealing the beauties and excellence of truth, makes them dubious and throws them into background. Those who hold such views are not the friends of Islam but its deadly foes.