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16:70 The Evidence of Allah in Humans

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It is Allah who creates you and takes your souls at death; and of you there are some who are sent back to a feeble age, so that they know nothing after having known (much): for Allah is All-Knowing, All-Powerful.

Besides the mystery and beauty of the many
processes going on in the working of Allah’s Creation,
there is the wonderful life of man himself on this earth;

  • how he is created as a child;
  • how he grows in intelligence and knowledge; and
  • how his soul is taken back and his body suffers
  • In some cases he lives so long that he falls into a
    feeble old age like a second childhood; he forgets
    what he learnt and seems almost to go back in Time.
    Is not all this wonderful, and evidence of the Knowledge
    and Power of Allah?


Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 16 verse 70)Microsoft Word – 016 Nahl.doc (

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