[88:20] And at the Earth, how it is spread out?
In Arabic, the noun sat’h سطح means rooftop! while the books of tafseer refer to it as a mountain; only if it has a flat top! I have to admit that this verse and other similar ones have challenged me for sometime as they seem, to the casual reader, to contradict scientific facts, other verses refer to the Al Mighty as he spread the land, laid down the land, expanded the land, made the land a cradle and made the land a mattress [bed] as listed below:
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Quranic Ayahs (verses) are colored in green to distinguish them from our own writing, you will notice that within the translations are bracketed terms such as [Your] were…
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