The Shape of the Earth according to the quran by Mumin Salih

The following is a list of the verses referring to the shape of earth. The Arabic words used in the Quran are in bold red.

Q. 13:3 And He it is who hath outstretched the earth, and placed on it the firm mountains

Q. 15:19 And the earth have WE spread out

Q. 20:53 [since he is the One] Who has laid out the earth as a carpet for you

Q. 2:22 Who made the earth a bed for you, and the heaven a roof

Q. 43:10 (Yea, the same that) has made for you the earth (like a carpet) spread out

Q. 50:6-7 What, have they not beheld heaven above them, how we have built it, and decked it out fair, and it has no cracks? And the earth -- We stretched it forth, and cast on it firm mountains, and we caused to grow therein of every joyous kind

Q. 51:48 And the earth we have spread out, and how excellently do we spread it out!

Q. 71:19 And God has laid the earth for you as a carpet

Q. 78:6 Have WE not made the earth as a bed, And the mountains as pegs

Q. 79:27-30 What, are you stronger in constitution or the heaven He built? He lifted up its vault, and levelled it, and darkened its night, and brought forth its forenoon; and the earth - after that He spread it out...

Muslims are constantly trying to hide the massive errors in the quran by saying 1,400 years later that the word 'dahaha' actually was mistranlated as flat but in reality it means 'egg shaped' or shaped like an ostrich egg.This is clearly a poor attempt to hide muhammad's ignorance based on the misconceptions of his time. First of all even if this later translation was correct the earth is not shaped like an ostrich egg! So how do we go from 'he spread it out' to he made it like an ostrich egg? Muslim apologists now say that the word 'dahaha' which literally means spread out in arabic was derived from the word 'duhya'. However the word 'duhya' does not even mean an ostrich egg! The word 'duhya' refers to the slight indentation left in the sand by an ostrich egg and it does not refer to the egg itself. This indentation is left by the ostrich 'spreading out' the earth to find a place to lay the egg as these birds do not use nests.

From an islamic site:

Due to the fact that the word conveys the meaning of “spreading, leveling, flattening, and smoothing out”, the Arabs named the place where an ostrich incubates and hatches its egg an "udhiyy". This is a hollow pit in the ground around 30 to 60 centimeters deep. The Arabic word for this shallow depression is derived from the triliteral root d-h-w – the same etymological root as the verb dahâ. The reason for this is that the ostrich spreads out and flattens this area with its legs before laying its egg in it. The ostrich uses neither a nest nor a burrow for its eggs.

From this, we must understand that the word is not used for the egg itself but rather for the flattened depression where the ostrich deposits its egg.

Whoever uses the word to refer to the egg or to the shape of the egg is being inexact in his linguistic usage. However, without doubt we can say that such an error does not detract from the person’s reputation or scholarship as a whole, and it does not warrant a harsh reprimand. Full article

Q. 88:20 Nor even how the earth has been flattened out?

Q. 91:5-6 By the heaven and that which built it and by the earth and That which extended it!

Quran described the shape of earth using the following Arabic words:
Madda, Madadnaha, Firasha, Mahdan, Farashnaha, Bisata, Mihada, Dahaha, Tahaha and Sutehat.

Every one of them means FLAT. I am trying to think of other words in the Arabic language that mean flat but can't find anymore! It is clear that Allah, according to the Quran wants to tell man that earth is flat, and he used all available Arabic vocabulary to get the message across. This is precisely what people understood from the Quran for 1400 years.

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