182 - Adam 07 - Allah commanded the angels to worship Adam right after his creation. All obeyed except the Devil, who was condemned by Allah, but given respite on the Devil's appeal
Texts -- BIBLE: None ---- ADDED in KORAN: Suras al-Baqara 2:34 -- al-A'raf 7:11-18 -- al-Hijr 15:28-43 -- al-Isra' 17:61-66 -- Ta Ha 20:116-117 -- Sad 38:71-85
Contrast 1 -- BIBLE: There is NO such episode in the Bible. -- KORAN: The passages describing this episode make up 40% of the verses on Adam in the Koran. >> Meaning >> The meaning will be described in Step 191 -- Adam 15 below, where we treat God's condemnation of the snake after the fall of man.
Contrast 2 -- BIBLE: NO texts from Old Testament Pseudepigrapha were included in the Bible. -- KORAN: These koranic passages were probably influenced by a pre-Islamic text called “The Life of Adam and Eve” which today belongs to the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha. There key elements of this incident are a revelation from Satan to Adam and Eve after their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. >> Meaning >> BIBLE: Does NOT include revelations from Satan. -- KORAN: Does include revelations from Satan.
For more details read the following investigation in UNIT 08: