55. In an Assembly of Truth in the Presence of a Sovereign Omnipotent.

Notes (Tafseer)

5169. While we possess our bodily senses, the best conceptions we can form are through our sense-perceptions.

5170. But there is a higher conception still, something that it can only be expressed by reference to the Presence of Allah,

5171. Muqtadir, which is translated Omnipotent, implies something more: the eighth- declension form denotes not only complete mastery, but the further idea that the mastery arises from Allah's own nature, and depends on nothing else whatever.