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Arabs in the Bible

Muslims are found in literally hundreds of different ethnic groups around the world. Possibly three quarters of the world’s Muslims are not from an Arabic background; however, Mohammed’s Arab lifestyle and cultural background have profoundly influenced Islam.

How to Understand Arabs

Possibly three-quarters of the world's Muslims are not from an Arabic background; however, Mohammed's Arab lifestyle and cultural background have profoundly influenced Islam. Arabs are Semites (descendants of Shem) with three types of Middle Eastern Arabs: the Joktanites, the Ishmaelites and the Keturahites.

The Importance of Arabic Names

Arabic names form the basis of many Muslim names around the world. Many of these names have significance drawn from the Islamic understanding of the God of Abraham. Given names and family names based on the 99 names of God used in Islam are quite common among Muslims from many nationalities.