Let’s find the repeated phrases in The Koran (Al-Qur’an).
The text is available here: Koran
The Koran is organized into chapters, called Surahs. There are 114 Surahs in the Koran, each divided into verses. In this Surah 49, the Moon, we find this longest repeated phrase. It is a little spooky:
And how great was my vengeance and my menace! Easy for warning have we made the Koran - but, is there anyone who receives the warning? The
The repeats are very close to each other. Here is a passage that covers both repeats.
And we left it a sign: but, is there anyone who receives the warning? And how great was my vengeance and my menace! Easy for warning have we made the Koran-but, is there anyone who receives the warning? The Adites called the truth a lie: but how great was my vengeance and my menace; For we sent against them a roaring wind in a day of continued distress: It tore men away as though they were uprooted palm stumps. And how great was my vengeance and my menace! Easy for warning have we made the Koran-but, is there anyone who receives the warning?
This is bosting about vengeance and menace. Who’s mean? The god of the Koran. Why? He hates on people that don’t believe in him, unbelievers. Some people get desperate in a popularity contest. Haters are going to hate, regardless. Being mean to unbelievers is very uncool according to modern human values.
Now let’s look at a medium length phrase with high repeats:
Verses In the Name of God, the Compassionate, the Merciful
That phrase is repeated 105 times. Remember is the Koran is 20% of the length of the Bible. Proportionally, that would be 525 repeats. We go from boasting about having a mean god to this advertising that god is a nice guy. Every one of the 114 chapters starts with this phrase or slightly different version. The most repeated ad is often not the most believable.
These are shorter multi-word phrases with high repeats:
Count Phrase 53 of the Heavens and of the Earth 25 and do the things that are right 22 do the things that are right, 21 who believe and do the things that 20 believe and do the things that are 15 Sura [ xci. ] ii. 13 created the Heavens and the Earth, 13 in the Heavens and in the Earth 12 when it is said to them, 11 He is the Mighty, the Wise
There is lots of talk about heaven and earth. Making forecasts in the afterlife is sometimes a scam.
The phrase “who believe” is interesting. In general, people believe in beliefs. Rather than saying that some people believe in other beliefs, the Koran is dividing people into believers and unbelievers. The thought police are pushing their religion.
The most repeated word is god. Words “the”, “of”, “the”, and “to” are too generic and we’ll not consider them here. god is repeated 2927 times. Proportionally, that would be equivalent to the Bible using that word 14,635. How many times is the word god actually repeated in the Bible: 4787. So, the word god is three times more frequent in the Koran, compared to the Bible. In general, I judge the religiosity of a person by how frequently they say the word god. Similiarly, I would say that the Koran has higher religiousity than the Bible.