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Sura 17
Aya 92
أَو تُسقِطَ السَّماءَ كَما زَعَمتَ عَلَينا كِسَفًا أَو تَأتِيَ بِاللَّهِ وَالمَلائِكَةِ قَبيلًا

Yusuf Ali

“Or thou cause the sky to fall in pieces, as thou sayest (will happen), against us;1 or thou bring God and the angels before (us) face to face;2
  • Contrast the sublime passages with 82:1, or that in 25:25, where the final breaking up of the firmaments as we know is referred to in the world’s catastrophe, with the ridiculous demand that it should be done for the sport of the sceptics!
  • Cf. 2:55 and 4:153 about the desire of the Israelites to see God face to face; and 6:8-9, about angels coming down to convince men.