Claim: Quranic verse 9:11 speaks of the “wrath of the Eagle cleansing the lands of Allah.”
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2003]
Quran (9:11) — For it is written that a son of Arabia would awaken a
fearsome Eagle. The wrath of the Eagle would be felt throughout the lands
of Allah and lo, while some of the people trembled in despair still more
rejoiced; for the wrath of the Eagle cleansed the lands of Allah; and
there was peace.
chapter and verse citation reproduced in the example block above isn’t a legitimate quotation from the Quran (or Koran), the sacred text of Islam — no such passage appears in that book, at Chapter 9, Verse 11 or anywhere else.
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Depending upon which translation of the Quran one uses, the section corresponding to
But if they repent and keep up prayer and pay the poor-rate, they are your brethren in faith; and We make the communications clear for a people who know.
Last updated: 11 December 2005