وَفِي السَّمَاءِ رِزْقُكُمْ وَمَا تُوعَدُونَ فَوَرَبِّ السَّمَاءِ وَالْأَرْضِ إِنَّهُ لَحَقٌّ مِّثْلَ مَا أَنَّكُمْ تَنطِقُونَ
And in the heaven is your provision and whatever you are promised. Then by the Lord of the heaven and earth, indeed, it is truth – just as [sure as] it is that you are speaking. (51:23-24)
- The first ayah speaks about how our provision is in the sky. However, most people are not convinced by this. In the second ayah Allah Subhanahu wa ta’la takes an oath by His lordship that it is the truth, and it is the truth just like we speak.
- What is the relationship between speaking and provision? No one can ever enunciate using another person’s tongue, even if they tried. Likewise, it is impossible for someone to take another person’s provision, no matter how much they try!