Muhammad in Bible: Prophet like unto Moses - Deuteronomy 18:18

prophet like unto moses

Muhammad was 95% similar to Moses. Jesus was 5%. Who did God most likely raise up in Deuteronomy 18:18?

The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto him ye shall hearken;
DEUTERONOMY 18:15
I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren, like unto thee, and will put my words in his mouth; and he shall speak unto them all that I shall command him
DEUTERONOMY 18:18
For Moses truly said unto the fathers, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear in all things whatsoever he shall say unto you
ACTS 3:22
Jews, Christians and Muslims disagree over who these Bible verses apply to. The words 'Like Unto Thee' imply the future prophet would be 'like' Moses.

The table below compares Moses with Muhammad and Jesus to understand who is more similar to Moses.


Moses Muhammad Jesus
Judaism Islam Christianity
Scripture
Torah Quran Bible New Testament
During Life
Written/recorded during Moses' lifetime
During Life
Written/recorded during Muhammad's lifetime
After Life
Written/recorded 70-years after Jesus' lifetime
Authorship Known
Torah written/recorded by Moses
Authorship Known
Quran spoken by Muhammad and written/recorded by scribes
Authorship Unknown
Bible (New Testament) written/recorded by unknown authors
Bible Verses
Jews believe these verses speak about all legitimate prophets God would send to lead the Jewish people after Moses' death
Bible Verses
Muslims believe Muhammad was like Moses, and so God was telling people to look for the coming of Muhammad
Bible Verses
Christians claim that Jesus was most like Moses, and so God spoke about the coming of Jesus
Ethnicity
Jew
Abraham Isaac
Arab
Abraham Ishmael
Jew
Abraham Isaac
Normal birth
With mother and father
Normal birth
With mother and father
Unique birth
No father
Deut 18:18 'From Your Brethren'
Jew
Jews received DEUT 18:18, so their brethren are Arabs
Arab
The brethren of Arabs are the Jews
Jew
Prophethood
Prophet
Moses was a prophet (Jewish belief)
Prophet
Muhammed was a prophet (Muslim belief)
God
Jesus is God/Son of God (Christian belief)
Age Start
40 yrs
Age Start
40 yrs
Age Start
30 yrs
Prophet & Statesman
Moses had power of government and authority to inflict capital punishment
Prophet & Statesman
Muhammad had power of government and authority to inflict capital punishment
Prophet
Jesus refuted the claim he had a kingdom on Earth .
He never inflicted capital punishment
Spiritual/Law
Moses came with a new set of laws
Spiritual/Law
Muhammad came with a new set of laws
Spiritual Only
Jesus came with no new law, but to renew previous Mosaic law
Authority Accepted
Yes. Moses accepted it
Authority Accepted
Yes. Muhammad accepted it
Authority Rejected
No. Jesus rejected authority/kingdom
Prophecy:
Ongoing (5)
Prophecy:
1431 years ago (2)
Prophecy:
2015 years ago (3)
Miracles
Magic/sorcery
In the time of Moses, magic, sorcery and tricks was prevalent in society. God gave Moses the ability to perform magic which exceeded that of other magicians
Poetry/speech
In the time of Muhammad, poetry and prose was prevalent in society. God gave Muhammad, an illiterate man who could not read or write, the ability to speak eloquent speech that amazed the best of poets
Spiritual/healing
In the time of Jesus, illness and disease was prevalent in society. God gave Jesus the ability to cure the deaf, heal the blind and leper; beyond the ability of other healers
Divinity
No
Divinity
No
Divinity
Yes. Divine to Christians
Marriage
2 Wives
Yes. Moses had 2 wives
13 Wives

Yes. Muhammad had 13 wives
0 Wife:
No. Jesus had 0 wives. He never married
2 Children
Yes. Moses had 2 children
7 Children

Yes. Muhammad had 7 children
0 Children
No. Jesus had 0 children. He was celibate
Siblings
Yes. Moses had one brother and sister, Miriam
Siblings
Yes. Muhammad had several foster brothers and sisters
Siblings
Yes. Jesus had four brothers: James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas
Social
Accepted
Jews accepted Moses as a prophet in his lifetime
Accepted
Arabs accepted Muhammad as a prophet in his lifetime
Rejected
The majority of Jews rejected Jesus as a prophet
Enemy
Encounters: In pursuit

Moses was in hot pursuit of his enemy
Encounters: In pursuit/battles

Muhammad was in hot pursuit of his enemy and engaged in battles with them
No Encounters

Jesus was never in pursuit of an enemy, nor did he engage in any battles
Victory: Moral/Physical
Moses defeated/drowned Pharaoh in the Red Sea
Victory: Moral/Physical
Muhammad defeated his enemy, the Makkans in battles
Victory: Moral
Jesus was crucified by his enemy
Emigrate
Yes. Moses led his people in a mass exodus to Median to flee the enemy
Emigrate

Yes. Muhammad emigrated with his followers to Madinah to flee the enemy
No Emigration
No. Jesus never led his followers away in any form of exodus
Death
Natural
Moses died a natural death
Natural

Muhammad died a natural death
Unique
Jesus was crucified on the cross (Christian belief)
Normal burial
Moses is buried in the ground
Normal burial
Muhammad is buried in the ground
No burial
Jesus is not buried in the ground (empty tomb)
Recurrection
No. Moses was not resurrected
Recurrection
No. Muhammad was not resurrected
Recurrection
Yes. Jesus was resurrected after his death (Christian belief)
Similarity Score

100%

95%

(19 OF 20)
Muhammad is 95% similar to Moses

5%

(1 OF 20)
Jesus is 5% similar to Moses
1 Moses (born 1565 BC) received these Biblical verses 1405 BC
2 Jesus (born 4 BC), started prophethood aged 30 years in 26 AD, so 1431 years ago
3 Muhammad (born 570 AD), started prophethood aged 40 years in 610 AD, so 2015 years ago
4 Comparison table color-coded to show similarity and difference
5 Jews continue to wait for the Messiah, and so these verses are ongoing




Arguments

CHRISTIANITY | "Brethren" Refers to Jews

First, given the context of Deuteronomy 18, the term "brethren" is referring to their fellow Israelites. Deuteronomy 18:2, says "They shall have no inheritance among their brethren." Also, elsewhere in the book of Deuteronomy the term "brethren" refers to fellow Israelites (Deuteronomy 17:15). Since the term "brethren" refers to Israelites, why would God raise up a prophet from the enemies of Israel, the Arabs?
ISLAM | "Brethren" Refers to Arabs

Abraham had two sons, Ishmael and Isaac (Genesis 21). Ishmael became the grandfather of the Arab nation, and Isaac became the grandfather of the Jewish nation. The prophet spoken of was not to come from among the Jews themselves, but from among their brothers, i.e. the Ishmaelites. Muhammad , a descendant of Ishmael, is indeed this prophet.

Also, Isaiah 42:1-13 speaks of the servant of God, His "chosen one" and "messenger" who will bring down a law. "He will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope." (Isaiah 42:4). Verse 11, connects that awaited one with the descendants of Kedar. Who is Kedar? According to Genesis 25:13, Kedar was the second son of Ishmael, the ancestor of the Prophet Muhammad.
2. Muhammad from Ishmael

Second, Muhammad came from Ishmael, as Muslims admit, but heirs to the Jewish throne came from Isaac. The Torah states, "My covenant I will establish with Isaac," (Genesis 17:21). Later, God repeats the same message, "In Isaac your seed shall be called," (Genesis 21:12).


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