Hatun confronts Muslims with the differences between the Hafs and the Khalaf Qur’an on Sura 4:43. Hafs has ‘laamastum‘ which means touch in a sexual sense; Khalaf has ‘lamastum‘ which means touch in a non-sexual sense. So in order to pray, what kind of washing does the man need to do after which kind of touching? And why is there this kind of discrepancy in the perfect, pristine, unchanged Word of Allah? Muslims have no answer.
The DCCI team tries to to find out which of the three (32, strictly speaking) Arabic Qur’ans the Islamic dawah team recites, and which one will intercede for them on Judgement Day?
Abu Umama said he heard Allah’s Messenger say: Recite the Qur’an, for on the Day of Resurrection it will come as an intercessor for those who recite It. Recite the two bright ones, al-Baqara and Surah Al ‘Imran, for on the Day of Resurrection they will come as two clouds or two shades, or two flocks of birds in ranks, pleading for those who recite them. Recite Surah al-Baqara, for to take recourse to it is a blessing and to give it up is a cause of grief, and the magicians cannot confront it. (Mu’awiya said: It has been conveyed to me that here Batala means magicians.) (Sahih Muslim, Book 004, Number 1757)
Hatun and Lizzie look at two different arabic Qur’ans. The Sho’bah Ibn Ayyassh Qur’an which has 504 differences from the Hafs Qur’an, and the Khalaf Al Aasjer Qur’an which has 2,629 differences from the Hafs Qur’an. Different letters, different words, different sounds, different pronunciation, different meanings…