Noah's Role in the Bible and in the Koran Essay

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Noah's Role in the Bible and in the Koran

Christianity and Islam are to very closely related religions, and they share the same origins, and some of the same history. The Koran and the Old Testament of the Bible are very closely related, in that many of the stories share the same points and characters. One of the overlapping stories is the story of the Flood. Although the main point or objective of the story is the same the means that each book gets there by is very different. Although in both Koran and in the Bible, Noah is the messenger to God, he plays opposing roles in each of the stories. The outcome of both though is the same. In the Bible, God speaks to Noah, saying many times over that the world that he created has become
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They had survived the destruction of the world over, and out of gratitude, Noah built an altar and made an animal offering. God was pleased and made a pact with Noah never to destroy the earth again.

As earlier stated, the Koran and the Bible are similar texts, with similar meanings, but different ways of getting to object, or moral of the story. Noah's role in the Koran is different from that of his role in the Bible. In the Bible he is more God's friend and helper, whereas in the Koran, Noah is God's messenger. In the Koran, Noah is God's messenger. He repeatedly warns the people that they should be honoring God and treating him with reverence and respect. Noah tells them that God will forgive their sins, so long as they admit to them. No one, though, would seek forgiveness from God, the people barely wanted to hear His name mentioned at all, for they felt that they were committing no sins. Repeatedly, Noah went to the people and pleaded for them to, "seek forgiveness from the Lord," but no one would listen. He reminded them of all the things that the Lord had done for the people and their families; giving them life, love, food, and happiness, but his efforts were in vain. Noah gave up. Noah went to God and told him of this news. He told him that his people would not ‘renounce their gods,' gods that had apparently taken away many of the Believers. Noah told God that he should be rid of all the ‘wrongdoers' and allow all of the

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