Allah's Perfect Power
Written by Ibn Kathir   
Friday, 10 November 2006

Allah's Perfect Power

Allah the Exalted asserts His perfect power and infinite greatness, so that the great religion that He has legislated is honored and implemented,

[اللَّهُ الَّذِى خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَـوَتٍ]
(It is Allah Who has created seven heavens) Allah said in similar Ayat, like what Prophet Nuh said to his people,

[أَلَمْ تَرَوْاْ كَيْفَ خَلَقَ اللَّهُ سَبْعَ سَمَـوَتٍ طِبَاقاً ]
(See you not how Allah has created the seven heavens one above another) (71:15), and,

[تُسَبِّحُ لَهُ السَّمَـوَتُ السَّبْعُ وَالاٌّرْضُ وَمَن فِيهِنَّ]
(The seven heavens and the earth and all that is therein, glorify him.) (17:44) Allah's statement,

[وَمِنَ الاٌّرْضِ مِثْلَهُنَّ]
(and of the earth the like thereof.) means, He created seven earths. In the Two Sahihs, there is a Hadith that states,

Allah's Perfect Power

Allah the Exalted asserts His perfect power and infinite greatness, so that the great religion that He has legislated is honored and implemented,

[اللَّهُ الَّذِى خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَـوَتٍ]
(It is Allah Who has created seven heavens) Allah said in similar Ayat, like what Prophet Nuh said to his people,

[أَلَمْ تَرَوْاْ كَيْفَ خَلَقَ اللَّهُ سَبْعَ سَمَـوَتٍ طِبَاقاً ]
(See you not how Allah has created the seven heavens one above another) (71:15), and,

[تُسَبِّحُ لَهُ السَّمَـوَتُ السَّبْعُ وَالاٌّرْضُ وَمَن فِيهِنَّ]
(The seven heavens and the earth and all that is therein, glorify him.) (17:44) Allah's statement,

[وَمِنَ الاٌّرْضِ مِثْلَهُنَّ]
(and of the earth the like thereof.) means, He created seven earths. In the Two Sahihs, there is a Hadith that states,