And they have taken besides Him gods, who cannot create anything while they are themselves created, and they possess themselves neither harm nor benefit, nor do they possess power of death nor of life nor of bringing back to life.
And those who disbelieve said: “This (Quran) is nothing but a lie which he has forged, and other tribes have helped him at it too”. So indeed they have come in with falsehood and tyranny.
And they said: “This (Quran) is the legends of the ancients, he has got them written (before) which were read out to him morning and evening”.
Say: “It (Qur’ân) has been sent down by Him Who knows the Secret of the heavens and the earth; surely He is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful (the One that manifests with His Mercy attribute)”.
And they said: “What sort of messenger is this that he eats food and goes about in the markets? Why has not an angel been sent down to him, so that he should have been a Warner with him”?
Or a treasure should have been thrown (sent) down to him (from the sky), or he is made to have a garden from which he should eat. And the wrong-doers said: “You only follow (depend on) none but a man bewitched”.
See what likenesses do they apply to you, so they have remained in misguidance, therefore they have no power to (reach) the Way (of Allah).
Blessed is He Who, if He wills, will give you what is better than this, Gardens beneath which the rivers flow, and build palaces for you.
Nay, they denied the Hour (Doomsday), and We have prepared a flaming (Hell) Fire for those who deny the Hour.