التوراة والإنجيل

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: “the Torah and the Gospel”, both of which terms are often used in Islam in a broader sense to include all of the Old and New Testaments, respectively.

Proper noun[edit]

اَلتَّوْرَاة وَٱلْإِنْجِيل (at-tawrāh wa-l-ʾinjīl?

  1. (chiefly Islam) the Bible

Usage notes[edit]

  • As some Muslims believe the Bible to be falsified, the term may refer either to the present form of the book or the supposed original texts, depending on the context.

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