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The Fly's Digestive Miracle - Mentioned in the Holy Quran and Confirmed by Science!

The sections of this article are:

1-  The Noble Quran's Claims.
2-  The Scientific Proofs.
3-  Conclusion.

  

  

  

1-  The Noble Quran's Claims.

The Holy Quran and Islam are filled with scientific statements and notions.  These are statements of Allah Almighty describing how He created things on earth and in the Universe.  What's most amazing is that all of these scientific statements and notions had been proven to be in perfect agreement with science and our modern-day scientific discoveries.  Allah Almighty made the Noble Quran be Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) Everlasting Divine Miracle and proof for Prophethood.  The Holy Book certainly stood the test of time 1,500 years ago with Its Claims, Prophecies and Miraculous language eloquence, and it does again and again in our day today with Its overwhelming agreement with science and discoveries that were not known to man 1,500 years ago.

Allah Almighty Said: "We will show them Our signs in the Universe and inside their selves, until it will become quite clear to them that it is the truth. Is it not sufficient as regards your Lord that He is a witness over all things?  (The Noble Quran, 41:53)"

With this said, let us now look at the following Noble Verses from the Holy Quran:
  

Noble Verse(s) 22:73
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[022:073]  O mankind! A similitude is coined, so pay ye heed to it: Lo! those on whom ye call beside Allah will never create a fly though they combine together for the purpose. And if the fly took something from them, they could not rescue it from it. So weak are (both) the seeker and the sought!

Arabic (from right to left):

22:73 ياايها الناس ضرب مثل فاستمعوا له ان الذين تدعون من دون الله لن يخلقوا ذبابا ولو اجتمعوا له وان يسلبهم الذباب شيئا لايستنقذوه منه ضعف الطالب والمطلوب

   
Throughout the Noble Quran, Allah Almighty used Parables.  The subjects in the parable were chosen for a purpose.  They weren't just mentioned by a chance. 

Similarly, Allah Almighty in Noble Verse 22:73 had a Divine Wisdom and Purpose for using the fly and the impossibility of us getting the food particle back after it snatches it away.  How is this so?  The following section explains this in great details.  I also recommend visiting this film:

  • Another seven good Miracles in the Holy Quran.
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    2-  The Scientific Proofs:

    Science has proven that flies digest their food before they eat it.  They literally vomit digestive and dissolving substances on the food particle to dissolve it whole into liquid and then they suck it all in.  So yes, it is absolutely true that once the fly successfully takes away a food particle from us, we absolutely can not bring that food particle back from it, because it had already been digested and dissolved by the fly before the latter even took off.

      

    Article #1:


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    "Flies cannot chew. They have to suck up their food....When a housefly lands on our food, it vomits on the food. The digestive juices, enzymes, and saliva in the vomit begin to break down and dissolve the food. The fly can then suck up the liquid food with its sponge-like mouth parts and its proboscis. I have no connection with this site where the information is posted: http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=1026"  (Source)

      

    Article #2:

    "Flies cannot chew. They have to suck up their food. Flies have mouth parts that absorb food like a sponge. Their food has to be in a liquid form in order for them to eat it. They have a tongue shaped like a drinking straw to slurp up their meals. Flies that eat nectar or blood do so by using their tongue which is called a proboscis. Even flies that eat other insects do so by sucking out the insides of their victims. When a housefly lands on our food, it vomits on the food. The digestive juices, enzymes, and saliva in the vomit begin to break down and dissolve the food. The fly can then suck up the liquid food with its sponge-like mouth parts and its proboscis. If flies eat food from garbage cans or any other source of germy food, some of those germs stick to the fly's mouthparts and when the fly vomits on its next snack (your sandwich?), it transfers some of those germs."  (Source)

      

    Article #3:

    "The second step can be compared to what happens when you add hot water to instant oatmeal -- only instead of hot water, the housefly adds a mixture of saliva and digestive juices. The fly vomits saliva and digestive material onto its meal, and after a few seconds pass for the juices to break down the food, the fly sucks everything back up."  (Source)

      

    Article #4:

    "Flies can not eat solid food, so to soften it up they vomit on it.
    Then they stamp
    the vomit in until itís a liquid, usually stamping in a few germs for good measure.
    Then when itís good and runny, they suck it all back again, probably dropping some excrement at the same time."
      (Source)

      

    Article #5:

    "The common fly is such a pesky pest. But did you know that it carries over 1 million different bacteria on its body? Flies eat puke basically. They vomit on whatever it is that they want to eat and then suck it up with their tongue. You see flies don't have teeth and they vomit their stomach liquid on whatever they want to eat. The stomach fluid then liquefies the solid portion and the fly laps it up."  (Source)

      

    Article #6:

    (About "The Fly" film from Wikipedia.org)

    "After a month-long period of self-imposed isolation, a desperate Seth again reconciles with Veronica, but he has already begun to deteriorate, becoming progressively less human in appearance. He also begins to exhibit fly-like characteristics, such as vomiting digestive enzymes onto his food in order to dissolve it, and developing the ability to cling to walls and ceilings. He also develops fly-like twitches and tics, and begins leaving his sloughed-off human body parts in his medicine cabinet, dubbing it "The Brundle Museum of Natural History". Brundle comes to realize that he is losing his human reason and compassion, and that he is now being driven by primitive impulses he cannot control. To her horror, Veronica learns that she is pregnant by Seth, and she cannot be sure if the child was conceived before or after his fateful teleportation."  (Source)

      

    Article #7:

    "Flies can only eat food that is liquid-like; therefore, they take extra steps to ensure that they can eat just about any food. The standard house fly is known to vomit on their food to help soften up the food. They often turn food into a softer solid or liquid that can be easily eaten. A fly can live without food for around two days, but after that the fly may be likely to die."  (Source)

       

    The Quran's Miracle is Confirmed!

    There is no question that the food particles that are taken away by the fly can not be brought back from it!  They would've been dissolved and digested even before the fly takes off.

      

      

    3-  Conclusion:

    Again, the Holy Quran and Islam are filled with scientific statements and notions.  These are statements of Allah Almighty describing how He created things on earth and in the Universe.  What's most amazing is that all of these scientific statements and notions had been proven to be in perfect agreement with science and our modern-day scientific discoveries.  Allah Almighty made the Noble Quran be Prophet Muhammad's (peace be upon him) Everlasting Divine Miracle and proof for Prophethood.  The Holy Book certainly stood the test of time 1,500 years ago with Its Claims, Prophecies and Miraculous language eloquence, and it does again and again in our day today with Its overwhelming agreement with science and discoveries that were not known to man 1,500 years ago.

    Allah Almighty's Parable about the impossibility of bringing back the food particles that the fly took away is indeed proven to be a Divine Miracle from Allah Almighty.

    The Holy Quran, again and again, have proven Itself to be the True Divine Holy Book from Allah Almighty.  Indeed, all Praise and Glory are due to Allah Almighty Alone for making the Noble Quran and the Divine Inspirations that He Sent to Prophet Muhammad be the Perfect and Everlasting Miracle, for us humans, out of all of His Divine Miracles!  And may Allah Almighty send His Peace, Mercy and Blessings upon our Beloved and Blessed Prophet, Teacher and Role Model, Muhammad.  Ameen.

      

      

      

      

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