Comparison between killing in Islam & Christianity : 

👉 The Prophet Muhammad said “don’t kill women and children”

There is no doubt that the prophet Muhammad was a great man, and a great example to mankind, he was kind, honorable, and always cared for others. Yet anti-Islamic’s try to paint a different picture of this blessed man, they claim he was a TERRORIST! Quite an absurd claim really, especially when one reads the authentic hadiths with an open heart.


👉 Here we shall post a couple of hadiths which show direct orders from the prophet that Muslims should not kill women and children, by doing so we shall refute many of the lies and distortions that have been thrown against the blessed prophet on supposedly being a cold hearted killer.


Bukhari Volume 004, Book 052, Hadith Number 257.

👉Narrated By ‘Abdullah : During some of the Ghazawat of the Prophet a woman was found killed. 

Allah’s Apostle disapproved the killing of women and children.


👉“I advise you ten things| Do not kill women or children or an aged, infirm person. Do not cut down fruit-bearing trees. Do not destroy an inhabited place. Do not slaughter sheep or camels except for food. Do not burn bees and do not scatter them. Do not steal from the booty, and do not be cowardly.”

👉Yahya related to me from Malik from Ibn Shihab that a son of Kab ibn Malik (Malik believed that ibn Shihab said it was Abd ar-Rahman ibn Kab) said, “The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, forbade those who fought ibn Abi Huqayq (a treacherous jew from Madina) to kill women and children. He said that one of the men fighting had said, ‘The wife of ibn Abi Huqayq began screaming and I repeatedly raised my sword against her. Then I would remember the prohibition of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, so I would stop. Had it not been for that, we would have been rid of her.'”

👉Ibn `Abbas says: The Messenger of Allah, when dispatching his troops, would tell them, ” ..Do not behave treacherously, nor misappropriate war-booty, nor mutilate [those whom you kill], nor kill children, nor the people in cloisters.” (Musnad Ahmad, Sunan At-Tirmidhî)

Another narration records that he said, “…Do not kill a woman, nor a child, nor an old-aged man’ (Sharh as-Sunnah Al-Baghawî)

Narrated Anas ibn Malik: The Prophet said: Go in Allah’s name, trusting in Allah, and adhering to the religion of Allah’s Apostle. Do not kill a decrepit old man, a young infant, or a child, or a woman; do not be dishonest about booty, but collect your spoils, do right and act well, for Allah loves those who do well. (Sunan Abî Dawûd)

And again, “Do not kill a child, nor a woman, nor an old man, nor obliterate a stream, nor cut a tree…” (Sunan Al-Bayhaqî)




👉👉Last but not least, let us compare these noble sayings of the prophet of Islam with that of the Bible:

Numbers 31:17,18

➡17 Now kill all the boys. And kill every woman who has slept with a man,18 but save for yourselves every girl who has never slept with a man.


1 Samuel 15:2,3

➡2 This is what the LORD Almighty says: ‘I will punish the Amalekites for what they did to Israel when they waylaid them as they came up from Egypt.3 Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroy [a] everything that belongs to them. Do not spare them; put to death men and women, children and infants, cattle and sheep, camels and donkeys.’ “


♻ Can you even compare the two?

 I ask you who really is the ruthless murderer? 

Again, use logic and the answer will be very easy for you. In fact there is not one order by Jesus in the NT that commands his believers to not kill women and children.


In conclusion we have seen how merciful and noble the prophet was, a true prophet of God would never order the slaughter of women and children, a true prophet would spare them since they are innocent of what their men do, and that is  exactly what the prophet did.


War and Peace in Christianity⬇️

If you want to know the most violent examples of treachery, barbarity and sadism then Christianity would be the perfect example. Here is some of what Jesus of love said.

Luke 12:49-53  “I have come to bring fire on the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! 50 But I have a baptism to undergo, and what constraint I am under until it is completed! 51 Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. 52 From now on there will be five persons in one family divided against each other, three against two and two against three. 53 They will be divided, father against son and son against father, mother against daughter and daughter against mother, mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and daughter-in-law against mother-in-law.”

Luke 19:27 " But those enemies of mine who did not want me to be king over them—bring them here and kill them in front of me".

Ezekiel 9:6 Slaughter the old men, the young men and women, the mothers and children, but do not touch anyone who has the mark. 

Hosea 13:16 "The people of Samaria must bear their guilt,

    because they have rebelled against their God.

They will fall by the sword; their little ones will be dashed to the ground, their pregnant women ripped open.”[b]

Deuteronomy 3:6-7 "We completely destroyed[a] them, as we had done with Sihon king of Heshbon, destroying[b] every city—men, women and children. 7 But all the livestock and the plunder from their cities we carried off for ourselves".

Deuteronomy 2:31-34 "31 The Lord said to me, “See, I have begun to deliver Sihon and his country over to you. Now begin to conquer and possess his land.”

32 When Sihon and all his army came out to meet us in battle at Jahaz, 33 the Lord our God delivered him over to us and we struck him down, together with his sons and his whole army. 34 At that time we took all his towns and completely destroyed[c] them—men, women and children. We left no survivors".

Jos 6:21  "They turned over everyone in the city for destruction and executed them, including both men and women, young and old, and oxen, sheep, and donkeys".


Peace and War in Islam 

First of all, Islam is the religion of peace, mercy and affection as Allah the almighty said: "And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds. (107)" Al-Anbea' 

Quran ordered Muslims not to fight those who don't fight and it didn't prevent us to treat them well. God the almighty said:

 "Perhaps Allah will put, between you and those to whom you have been enemies among them, affection. And Allah is competent, and Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. (7) Allah does not forbid you from those who do not fight you because of religion and do not expel you from your homes - from being righteous toward them and acting justly toward them. Indeed, Allah loves those who act justly. (8) Allah only forbids you from those who fight you because of religion and expel you from your homes and aid in your expulsion - [forbids] that you make allies of them. And whoever makes allies of them, then it is those who are the wrongdoers. (9)". 60 Almumtahana

So, it's clear that people who don't have the intention to fight Muslims must be treated fairly and kindly. Beside that, Islam legislated that if those who fight Muslims incline to peace, then Muslims also must incline to peace too and stop fighting them and to rely upon Allah. 

Allah the almighty said: "And if they incline to peace, then incline to it [also] and rely upon Allah. Indeed, it is He who is the Hearing, the Knowing. Al-Anfal(61).

Islam ordered to fight those who try to undermine the sacredness of Islam and those who try to prevent disseminating the message of Islam with force.

By this act they are declaring war against Muslims. In this case, fighting them is a religious obligation on every Muslim.

Islam also stated some laws of war that were known and applied by Muslims only.  Ethics of war which were legislated by  Islam, were never mentioned or stated in any other religion or nation. 👍Only Islam forbade the killing of women who are not involved in fighting and it also forbade the killing of children and elderly people🔽

The Prophet PBUH said: "Go in Allah's name, aided by Allah, and adhering to the religion of Allah's Apostle. Do not kill a decrepit old man, or an infant, or a child, or a woman; do not be dishonest about booty, but collect your spoils, do right and act well, for Allah loves those who do well".

They mentioned that a woman was killed in one of the prophet's military expedition so prophet Mohammad PBUH forbade killing women and children.

Islam also ordered to treat prisoners of war kindly and not to kill them. 

Mercy and forgiveness in Islam were highly demonstrated in the prophet's attitude towards the people of Mecca who expelled him from Mecca, he only said to them when he triumphed 

over them again what prophet Joseph had said to his brothers:

 "No blame lies on you today". Go, you are free!!


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