And when a prophet came unto them from God, attesting that
(Scripture) which is with them, a party of those who have received
the Scripture cast the Book of God behind their backs, as if they knew it
"A prophet, i.e. Jesus or Mahomet."Baidhâwi.
"Mahomet."Jelalooddeen. Mahomet is evidently intended.
"The Book of God, i.e. the Pentateuch,"
Jelalooddeen and Baidhâwi.
Mahomet calve to the Jews, attesting their Scriptures and professing to
be the prophet whose coming was foretold in them. Yet the Jews rejected him,thus
casting "The Book of God," i.e. their own Scripture, behind
The text contains direct and unequivocal testimony to the divine origin
and authority of "The Book of God,"