The Native Arabic-Speaking Meccans were absolutely not impressed and considered the verses of the Quran to be nothing but fables from ancient times and lies. They viewed Muhammad as a poet, and their opinion was that he was merely playacting by presenting the Quran to them.

  • Indeed, Mohammed is a charlatan. 10:2
  • You do not excel in anything, you are not a prophet. 11:27
  • You have no followers except the poor and simpletons. 11:27
  • Then bring us angels if she is true. 15:7
  • Those revelations are fables from ancient times. 16:24
  • If Allah had willed it that way, we would have believed. 4:35 
  • He is a liar [for he substituted his revelations] 16:101
  • You are only following a bewitched person. 17:47
  • We will not believe until you cause a spring to flow from the earth. 17:90
  • We won't believe until you drop pieces of the sky. 17:92
  • We will not believe until you bring Allah and angels to us. 17:92
  • We only believe when you have a house of gold. 17:93
  • They want to drive us out of our country. 20:63
  • They want to destroy our clean culture. 20:63
  • Mohammed is a fool, a liar.” 7:66
  • You are not a prophet. 13:42
  • You are only human like us, bring evidence to the contrary. 14:10
  • Let him give us a sign like the prophets of old. 21:5
  • Have you brought the truth, or are you just playing with us? 21:55
  • He is only human so whoever obeys him is lost. 23:33/34
  • Mohammed is an ordinary person. He makes up lies. 23:38
  • He [Muhammad] is mentally ill. 23:70
  • Our ancestors heard the same fables from ancient times. 23:83
  • Mohammed tells nothing but lies. 25:4
  • He first had these fables written down and later proclaimed. 25:5
  • You follow but a bewitched person.' 25:8
  • What kind of prophet is this who eats food and walks on the streets. 25:7
  • Why doesn't he have an angel to preach with? 25:7
  • Is it him? Whom Allah has sent as a prophet? 25:41
  • Why believe you when only the poor follow you 26:111
  • It doesn't matter to us whether you preach or not. 26:136
  • It is clear sorcery [scam]. 27:13
  • We see you as a bad omen. 27:47
  • What Allah and Messenger promised was only deception. 33:12
  • We will certainly not believe such statements. 34:31
  • We are richer with many children, so we are not punished. 34:35
  • Shall we give up our gods for this mad rhymester?' 37:36
  • It's all fortune telling." 37:15
  • Mohammed is a liar. 38:4
  • We follow the religion of our fathers. 43:23/24
  • Why don't we see angels coming to Muhammad? 43:53
  • Why doesn't Allah grant him gold bracelets? 43:53
  • Mohammed copied it from others, he is possessed.' 44:14
  • Bring our ancestors if there is life after death'. 44:35-36
  • His talk is fortune telling. 46:7
  • He's making it all up. 46:8
  • This is an old lie. 46:11
  • He made this up. 52:33
  • Will you mortals tell us what truth is? 64:6
  • Your verses are fables of the ancients.” 68:15
  • Whenever Our revelations are recited to them, they say, “Ancient fables!” 83:13