Earth would fill with the knowledge of the Lord like water covers the sea

Jesus pbuh did not rule and was not a judge among the people, so he was not able to establish justice or fairness to the oppressed ones, so how can the text above apply to him?!*

And what the text portrayed was not achieved in the time of Jesus pbuh, that the earth would fill with the knowledge of the Lord like water covers the sea, and this knowledge would have an impact that the rich would comfort the poor and that the strong would support the weak and that the earth would be almost free of injustice, etc.

By all means, almost the entire text is far from Jesus pbuh and his call; so for example, did Jesus assemble the banished of Israel (Jacob to them)?? And did he gather the dispersed ones of Judah (son of Jacob to them) from the ends of the earth?? And if they say that he assembled and gathered them by their faith in him, it is also incorrect, because the call of Jesus pbuh, until his ascension, did not go past the boundaries of a few cities. Whereas, we find the text saying that this person gathers the dispersed ones of Judah from the ends of the earth, and the meaning of the text is that in this person’s time of dispatch people from almost all the countries of the world believe in him; rather, from countries far from his place of dispatch in particular (the ends of the earth).†

[12 He will raise a signal for the nations
and will assemble the banished of Israel,
and gather the dispersed of Judah
from the four corners of the earth.]
And the word Judah means “praise” or Ahmed [in Arabic].
According to the Torah in Genesis Chapter Twenty-nine: [35 And she conceived again and bore a son, and said, “This time I will praise the Lord.” Therefore she called his name Judah. Then she ceased bearing.]**

Excerpt from the book 13th Disciple, chapter The Branch from the Roots of Jesse, Ahmed Alhasan (a.s)

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*. Fr. Tadros Yacoub comments about the verse saying, “Jesus Christ takes a stance opposing that which happened in the days of Isaiah, when the judges would rule according to the faces. This very biased strike usually afflicts those committed to responsibilities of leadership. And the Lord stood firm against this plague, so he would scold the religious leaderships which were inflicted with bias and hypocrisy like the Pharisees and the writers, whereas he would call the children to him with kindness and be gentle to the sinners and the tax collectors.” And it is clear that this twisting of passages is far from the scientific approach, as the passage speaks of a man who rules and is a judge and fills the earth with knowledge and justice and not one who scolds and is gentle.

†. The clerics of the Church acknowledge that what was mentioned in the text did not occur at the time of Jesus pbuh, but they claim that it occurred later at the hands of the Church. They easily made that claim with no proof. Fr. Antonios Fekry says, “And in that day, meaning the Biblical age … and this occurred on the day of the Pentecost and then by the preaching of the messengers and then through the Church, It will also happen through the believing of the Jews at the end of days. [He will raise a signal for the nations and will assemble the banished of Israel, and gather the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.] Isaiah 11:12.
The Church will include all the nations along with the Jews who are dispersed.” The Interpretation of the Old Testament, Isaiah 11. And maybe he means the Church of the Orthodox, about which Pope Shenouda III said, “The Coptic Orthodox is the only Church of Christ,” whereas the Pope of the Vatican, Benedict XVI, sees that according to the Dominus Iesus Declaration, “This [the Catholic Church] is the single Church of Christ,” and that it alone owns all paths of salvation. And this aroused responses, including that of Fr. Marcos Aziz the priest of the Orthodox Church, where he recommended the Pope of the Vatican to stop the mockery and wake from the coma and not be a toy in the hand of Satan. And surely, the Church which gathers diaspora, in the eyes of Martin Luther (who is dissenting from the Catholic Church) is a Church of benefit, and so on.

**. The explanation of the words (Judah son of Jacob) in The Dictionary of the Holy Book:
“It is a Hebrew name meaning ‘praise’ [Hamad in Arabic —Trans.] and he is the fourth of the children of Jacob from Leah, and he was born between the two rivers (Genesis 29:35) and he was given this name because of his mother’s thankfulness at his birth.”

13th Disciple

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