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Religious Text Comparison - Bible and Koran

            Translated in many ways through history, the meaning of one god is called "Yahweh". Christians, Judaism, Muslims and many other religions believe in "Yahweh." The main focus of this essay is the Koran, which is the holy book for the Muslims and the Bible, which the Christians follow. Based off of Muhammad the Koran is telling stories about the beginning of time. Muhammad is born in Mecca in A.D. 567. Muhammad's flight, also known as "Hegira" or "Hijra" on the 16th of June 622^2 to Medina where they were promised freedom to practice their religion was the beginning of a new era. This "Hegira" marks one year of the Islamic calendar, "hijri" calendar. .
             The Bible is telling stories about 40,000 B.C.E. The Bible starts its story of Genesis, which can be defined as "in the beginning of everything". "God" took 7 days to create heaven and earth. "Let there be light," was what God said on the first day, and there was light. God saw light was good, and he separated the light from darkness. One the second day God made the vault and separated the water under the vault from the water above it. And it was so. God called the vault "sky." And there was evening, and there was morning. On the third day God created the dry ground and the seas. Then God created the plants bearing seeds and the trees- the fourth day. God created the light to separate the day and the night on the fifth day. On the sixth day all the animals were created by God. On the last seventh day, God created the first man in his own image called Adam. After creating Adam he created Eve to be his partner. It is said that Eve was made from the rib of Adam. Adam replied to god´s gift and told him "She is now bone of my bone, flesh of my flesh and shall be called "wo-man". God blessed them and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it.

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