Let the people of Sela sing for joy; shout praises from the mountaintops! The Servant of the LORD - “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. Some scholars state that Biblical references to Kedar (Gen. 25: 13, Psalms 120: 5, Isaiah 42:11, Isaiah 60:7) are references to Muhammad (PBUH) and to the aboriginal Arab nation. Now I went back and read Isaiah 42 and in a way, there actually are several discrepencies how this can be referring to Jesus: Isaiah 42 1 “Behold! or an uncultured, uncivilised, barborous people like the pre-Islamic Arab bedouin tribes; or similarly, a society who have never received any messenger from God, such as the Arabs. *Verse 7 – “To open blind eyes….” In Isaiah 42:11 it says, "Let the desert and its cities lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar inhabits; let the habitants of Sela sing for joy, let them shout from the top of the mountains" (ESV). Isaiah 42:11 (KJV) Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. From these likenesses or titles they conclude: Islam thus argues these passages refer to Muhammad and not to Jesus. In Isaiah 42:17 God say that they false pagan gods will be put to shame. Calling and keeping are expressions parallel to Isaiah 42:1 and 41:10. They argue that verse 1 and 11 connects the awaited one with the descendants of Kedar. “The Prince Of This World”, John 14:30. His enemies (who were of his own clan!) My Servant whom I uphold, My Elect One in whom My soul delights! Let the people of Sela sing for joy; let them shout from the mountaintops. Jeremiah 2:10 The children of Israel are advised to check with Kedar and see if it is an ordinary thing for a people to forsake their gods and turn to others. But Muhammad established his religion by fire & … 12 Let them give glory to the LORD. Kedar is the second son of prophet Ishmael (peace be upon him) Second, the Bible must be looked at in context. The redeemed will sing a new song as Moses and Miriam did when they had witnessed God's acts of salvation (Ex. Richard Pratt, General Editor. Premise 1:-A universal, non-Hebrew prophet was prophesied in the Hebrew Bible. to deal with the Israelites. 31:31). Calvin's Commentaries: Isaiah (electronic ed.). So at best we can consider that only the verse 42:11 (about Kedar and Sela - if it really means Salaa mountains in Medina, instead of Sela in Edom) could be possibly allluding to Muhammad, but not the rest, since his conduct contradicted other verses in Isaiah 42, … Isaiah lived (and wrote) around 500 BC. As for Isaiah 42:11, here it is: Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. Muslims claim that the prophecy in Isaiah 42 refers to Muhammad. Both people will rejoice not because the Saviour came from them but to them! It is the name for the nomadic tribes of Arabs, the Bedouins generally ( Isaiah 21:16; 42:11; 60:7; Jeremiah 2:10; Ezekiel 27:21), who dwelt in the north-west of Arabia.They lived in black hair-tents (Cant 1:5).To "dwell in the tents of Kedar" was to be cut off from the worship of the true God ( Psalms 120:5). The passage in Isaiah 21:13-17 which supposedly mentions the migration and the battle of Badr is in reality referring to an invasion within the Assiryian era. Attach an asterisk (*) to the end of a word as a wildcard. Isaiah 42: 11 Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. Prophet Muhammad SAW in Isaiah 29, 42, Deut 18:18, Song of Songs 5:16, John 14:15-26, John 16:7 and Quran 61:6. Attach a tilde (~) to the front of a word to omit results containing that word. Acts 18:9, 10). Isaiah 42:2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. Meaning: O my Lord, here I am at Your service, here I am. There is also a great deal of evidence that Jesus spoke and preached in Arabic. Isaiah 42:11 יִשְׂאוּ מִדְבָּר וְעָרָיו חֲצֵרִים תֵּשֵׁב קֵדָר יָרֹנּוּ יֹשְׁבֵי סֶלַע מֵרֹאשׁ הָרִים יִצְוָחוּ׃ 11 Let the desert ... Abd-Allah Ahmad (Servant of God, Ahmad) - Prophet Muhammad s.a.w.   •   2 hrs ago | Muhammad in the Bible, (Isaiah 60), Pilgrimage to Mecca..! You may say that the Bible’s dictionary tells that Sela is Petra. KEDAR is a forefather of Prophet Mohammed & grandson of Ishmael. Reply. 31:31-34; Heb. (Bukhari vol 9 book 87 number 114) ... Isaiah 42:11 - Join in the chorus, you desert towns; let the villages where Kedar lives rejoice! According to the Book of Genesis, Kedar was the second son of Ishmael (Gen.25:13). 11:2; 43:10; Matt. He stops at verse six, but the prophecy continues. Islam concludes from the verses above that they focus on Kedar, speaking of the supremacy of Islam. Moving to Isaiah 42:11, we see that prophecy gives 2 special places; Kedar and Sela: Kedar is the second son of Ishmael (Genesis 25:13), Sela is a mountain in Medina, and it was mentioned in some hadiths. “One Mightier Than I”, Mark 1:7. The Servant of the LORD - “Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen one in whom I delight; I will put my Spirit on him, and he will bring justice to the nations. 8) His mouth is sweetness itself; he is altogether lovely. 32:38; Ezek. Reply Delete. Muhammad (pbuh) have remarked upon the many similarities between them. Isaiah 42:11 (KJV) Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. Job 16:19 And 19:25 confirms Advocate stand on the earth at the end of prophets in Kedar ( # Isaiah 42:11-17). Muhammad also stated that if anyone has a dream which they do not like, then it is from Satan. Isaiah 42:10-11 “Sing to the LORD a new song, And His praise from the ends of the earth, You who go down to the sea, and all that is in it, You coastlands and you inhabitants of them! . Isaiah 42: 11 Let the wilderness and its cities lift up their voices, The settlements where Kedar inhabits. 3:16-17; Luke 9:35; John 3:34; 1 Pet. I have named you "al Mutawakkil' (meaning "the one who depends on Allah'). I will keep you and will make you to be a covenant for the people and a light for the Gentiles...", Bukhari 3:335 I have named you 'Al-Mutawakkil' (meaning 'Allah's dependent')....Allah will not let him die till he makes upright the crooked people by making them say: 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah.'. Comparing the two men to the Prophecy of Isaiah 42, I have noticed that Muhammad only partially fulfils the prophecy. In Jeremiah 2:10 it is used to point to the distant E, in parallel with Chittim for the distant W. Isaiah 21:17 refers to its many skillful archers and mighty warriors. Pay attention, it’s all about you now! 12 Let them give glory to the LORD. . Qur'an Muhammad opened the blind, who couldn't see the truth, because of their Idol worship. Albany, OR: Ages Software. Let the inhabitants of Sela sing aloud, Let them shout for joy from the tops of the mountains. Who is Kedar? Isaiah 42 describes Prophet Muhammad. The Lord is Immanuel (Isa 8:8, 10; 43:2, 5; cf. He may have made covenants or treaties or agreements with people, but Muhammad was not given by God as a covenant for anyone. Isaiah 42:11 Let the wilderness and its towns raise their voices; let the settlements where Kedar lives rejoice. Like Chapter 28:1 – 11, it is incredible that Muslim scholars could also claim that the Lord’s Servant Isaiah spoke of in Chapter 42:1 – 9 was Prophet Muhammad. 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