Ishmael, peace be upon him, part I: “Wild Ass” Man?


نبي الله إسماعيل

Brief philological analysis on the term “Wild Ass” in Genesis 16:12

Many christians in the west see Muslims, Arabs, and what is happening in the middle east as a direct fulfilment to Genesis 16 11-12 by deeming all prophet Ishmael (ص) (Ar. إسماعيل‎ ʾIsmāʿīl) descendants  i.e. Prophet Muhammad (ص) , the Arabs and Muslims in one derogatory category “wild ass of men”.

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