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Jesus In The Qur'an

Jesus is the “way”  (al sirat mustaqueem) 43:61

Jesus is the “truth” (al haqi): 19:34

Jesus is the “life” (Min Rouhina) 21:91, 66:12


Attributes of Jesus:

Word of God (kalimatu Allah): 3:45, 4:171

John the Baptist confirms Jesus as “Word”: 3:39

Spirit of God (Rouhana Allah): 21:91, 66:12

Spirit from God (Rouh minhu): 4:171

The Holy Spirit/empowered by (rūḥi al’qudusi) 2:87, 2:253, 5:110

The Messiah: (al’mesih) 3:45, 4:157, 4:171, 4:172, 5:17 (twice), 5:72 (twice), 5:75, 9:30, 9:31

Lord/Master (rab): 9:31also (sayyid) 3:39

Mediator/noble/exalted (wajihan) with rank & standing now and hereafter 3:45

Intercessor (shafa’a); (God gives permission) 2:254-255, 21:28

The Gospel (al-injil) 5:46 (given the gospel book)

A Life-giver (hayya) 3:49, 5:110 (with God's permission)

Good News (bashir) 3:45 (given to us)

Associated with the Light 5:46 (nuran)

A Mercy from God (wa’rahmantan) 9:21 & 19:21

Was decreed or Ordained (maqdahi); 9:21 & 19:21  

The Peace (al salaam) rests on him: 19:33

Messenger/apostle (rasul): 2:252-253 (above other messengers) 4:157, 5:75

Prophet (naby) 19:30

Servant (abd Allah) of God: 4:172, 19:30, 43:59

Faithful Witness (shahid) for God: 4:159, 5:117

Not Wicked, Vain or Overbearing (jabbaran shaqiyyan) 19:32

Sent Down (revealed) from Heaven (anzil’ata) 3:53, 5:112-115

Given the Secrets of the Unseen (ghyab) (supernatural): 3:44, 5:109

“Sign” (aa’ilmun) for the Hour of Judgment: 43:61

Warner (ndhirīn) (often prophetic warning) 2:213, 4:163-165, 6:48, 18:56


Miracles:

Healer of the blind and lepers: 3:49, 5:110

Raised the Dead: 3:49, 5:110

Miraculously brought food to earth from heaven: 5:112–118

Spoke from the Cradle: 5:110, 19:24, 19:29–33

Breathed (created) Life into Birds made from clay: 3:49, 5:110

Prophetic (words of knowledge): 3:49

The Clear Sign & Showed Miracles: la’be-yinat, unto all mankind: 2:87, 2:253, 3:49-50, 5:114, 19:21, 21:91, 43:61 & 43:63


Birth:

Immaculately Conceived by the Spirit of God (Rouh Al-Qudus): 21:91, 66:12

Born of a Virgin Mary: 3:47, 3:59, 19:20-21

Sinless (pure) (zakiyyah): 19:19


Death & Resurrection:

Died (mutawafeka)3:55, 4:159, 5:117, 19:15, 19:33

Slain (taqutulun): 2:87, 5:70

Resurrected from the dead (yum uba’athu): 19:33, (6:122 possible reference to Jesus)

Ascended up to God in heaven: 3:55, 4:158

Near to God (muqarrabeen): 3:45

Coming Back on Judgment Day/Resurrection Day (yum al-qiyama): 3:55, 4:159, 43:61

Coming Back to attest the law: 3:50 & the Gospel: 3:45

The Caller (al-dā’iya) on Judgment Day 20:108-109, 46:31(Assumed to be Jesus)


We are ordered to:

Obey (atee'uon): 3:50, 43:63

Believe (aamanou): 2:136, 4:159, 5:111-112

Follow (ettabio'un): 3:55, 43:61

Not to reject Jesus or suffer a “curse”: 5:78


Jesus’ Disciples Are:

Superior (fawqua) to those who disbelieve: 3:55

True Believers (aamanou minhum) to God: 57:27

Mercy/love (rhm) and compassion (rhf) 57:27

God’s Helpers (ansar Allah) of the revelation of Jesus: 3:52, 61:14

Have Power Over Enemies: 61:14

Witnesses (al’shahid’ina) to the truth of Jesus: 5:113

Inspired disciples (al-hawariyun) to have faith in God: 5:111

Given abundant Grace on earth and heaven 5:66


Misc. Attributes:

The Righteous (al-ṣāliḥīna): 3:46, 6:85

God’s Favor (n’imati) was on Him: 2:253, 5:110, 43:59

God Blessed (mubarak) Him wherever He was: 19:31

Given The Wisdom (wa’al’hikmata) 3:38, 43:63

Revelation (waātaynāhu) of the Old Testament and Gospel (kitab):19:30, 43:63, 57:27

God Inspired 4:163

God made a Covenant with Him: 33:7

2nd Adam: 3:59

Given Authority to institute things previously forbidden: 3:50

Was Plotted Against: 3:54

An Example to the children of Israel: 43:59

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