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In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Muslim Perspective

Monthly Bulletin of United Submitters International ***

Proclaiming the only religion acceptable to God

April 1987

[No 27]

Sha'ban 1407

Editor: Rashad Khalifa, Ph.D.




The Opener (Al-Fatihah) 1:1-7                                                               1

Chapter 1: The Opener.
Sura 1: Al-Fatihah.

1. In the name of God,
    the most gracious,
    the most merciful. *

2. Praise be to God,
the Lord of all beings.

3. The most gracious,    
the most merciful.

4. Master of the Day of

5. You alone we worship;
You alone we ask for help.

6. Guide us in the straight path;

7. the path of those whom You blessed;
not of those who incur wrath,
nor the strayers.

Quran Arabic, Sura 1

* 1:1 This opening statement is the foundation upon which a miraculous numerical code is built. It was decreed by the Almighty author of the Qur’an that this code, which pervades the whole book, should remain a divinely guarded secret for 14 centuries (see 25:4-6, 10:20 & 15:87). The unveiling of the Qur’an’s secret code constitutes the most significant development in the history of religions since the revelation of this Final Scripture. For it not only provides the first tangible proof of divine authorship, but also the first physical evidence for the existence of God. There is no greater testimony than God’s own assertion that the Qur’an’s mathematical composition is “one of the greatest portents” (see 74:35). Because this monumental development has occurred in the course of preparing this translation, it represents divine approval and authorization of this translation. It is God’s law, as stated in 56:79 for example, that no one can attain anything from the Qur’an, let alone the Qur’an’s secret code, without authorization.

This verse consists of 19 Arabic letters, and 19 is the common denominator throughout the Qur’an, as well as previous scriptures (see Introduction). Every word in the opening statement (1:1) is mentioned in the Qur’an a number of times which is consistently a multiple of 19. Thus; the first Arabic

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