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There is life (not necessarily intelligent) beyond earth (42:29). The word Sabbath (seventh day) occurs exactly 7 times. 33 • • • The number of months in a year is stated as 12, and the word Month (shahr) occurs exactly twelve times. The number of days in a year is not stated, but the word Day (yawm) occurs exactly 365 times. A prophetic mathematical structure based on the number 19 implied in chapter 74 of the Quran was discovered in 1974 by the aid of computer shows that the Quran is embedded with an interlocking extraordinary mathematical system (I have written several Turkish and yet-to-be-published English books on this subject).
Signs and Miracles 2:106 We do not duplicate a sign, or make it forgotten, unless We bring one which is like it or even greater. * 2:107 Did you not know that to God belongs the kingship of the heavens and earth, and that you do not have besides God any guardian or supporter? 2:108 Or do you want to ask your messenger as Moses was asked before? Whoever replaces acknowledgement with rejection, has indeed strayed from the right path. 2:109 Many of the people of the book have wished that they could return you to being unappreciative after your acknowledgement, out of envy from themselves after the truth was made clear to them.
There are schools of thought that have committed the travesty of allowing the Quran – regarded as the definitive word of God – to be abrogated (replaced, overridden) by the hadith and the sunna. Though in his footnote, Yusuf Ali refers to the other meaning of the word AYAH, and the different interpretation of the verse, by translating the word as "revelations," he affirms the traditional position known as "abrogation" of one revelation by another revelation. A few scholars, as we say, have gone so far as to use hadith to abrogate the Quran; a more common view, however, is that certain verses in the Quran either have been removed or some verses cancel each other's judgment out.