Asked • 03/13/19

Why some verses of Quran refer to God as a plural entity?

There are some verses in Qur'an which refer to God as a plural entity, like:> وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنسَانَ وَنَعْلَمُ مَا تُوَسْوِسُ بِهِ نَفْسُهُ> ۖ وَنَحْنُ أَقْرَبُ إِلَيْهِ مِنْ حَبْلِ الْوَرِيدِ > And **We** have already created man and know what his soul whispers to> him, and **We** are closer to him than [his] jugular vein (Surat Qāf 50:16)What is the reason for using plural instead of singular pronoun here?

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Ahmad S. answered • 03/13/19

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