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The coming Messiah will be a descendent of David. As the Catholic encyclopedia suggests (Volume VIII, 1910); Several centuries before Mohammed's birth (c. 570), the Jews had effected important settlements in Arabia, and in the course of time, they had acquired a considerable influence upon the Arab population. They do not believe that they were chosen for any special privileges but rather to bring God's message to humanity by their example. On their heads a devout Jew always wears the Kippah to remind him that he is always duty bound to follow the laws of God at all times and in all places.

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Publisher: Walter De Gruyter (July 16, 2007)

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