is Muhammad Mentioned in Old Testament ? The allegation that Muhammad, the alleged prophet of the religion of Islam, is mentioned in the chapter titled “song of songs or song of Solomon” within the Old Testament, is confronted by opposing allegation that Muhammad is not mentioned in the Old Testament.
Misleading Transliteration of the Hebrew Word מַחֲמַדִּ֑ים
The hebrew word מַחֲמַדִּ֑ים is transliterated as “ma·ḥă·mad·dîm” in a misleading way to support the allegation that the name Muhammad is mentioned in Old Testament.
The word מַחֲמַדִּ֑ים (ma·ḥă·mad·dîm ) that appears in 16th verse is derived from the root word מַחְמַד (machmad).
English Translation of the root word מַחְמַד (machmad): desirable thing, lovely person
Although this word phonetically sounds similar to the name Muhammad, the verse in question does not inform about the