Originally posted on Covenants of the Prophet:
The Covenant of the Prophet Muhammad with the Monks of Mount Sinai
[By the Prophet Muhammad]
[Translated by John Andrew Morrow in 2013]
In the Name of Allah, the Most Compassionate, the Most Merciful.
(A copy of the manuscript of the covenant [‘ahd] written by Muhammad, the son of ‘Abd Allah, may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him, to all the Christians.)
This covenant [kitabun] was written by Muhammad, the son of ‘Abd Allah, the proclaimer and warner [bashiran wa nadhiran], trusted to protect Allah’s creations [wadi‘at Allah fi khalqihi], in order that people may raise no claim [hujjah] against Allah after [the advent of] His Messengers [rusul] for Allah is Almighty, Wise.
He has written it for the members of his religion [ahl al-millatihi] and to all those who profess the…
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