Citation for Banu Israil

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"Banu Israil." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. May 25, 2022. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e293>.

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"Banu Israil." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e293 (accessed May 25, 2022).

Banu Israil

Phrase that occurs forty times in the Quran, referring to the historical Jewish community as the recipient of God's various favors, including being saved from Pharaoh and being preferred over other nations. Also refers to Jews contemporary to Muhammad , who are accused in the Quran of wrongful behavior, forging scripture, hiding truth, and refusing to accept Islam.

See also Judaism and Islam

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