He saith, and He, verily, speaketh the truth: "Shall the dead whom We
have quickened, and for whom We have ordained a light whereby he may walk
amongst men, be like him whose likeness is in the darkness, whence he will
not come forth?"(48) This verse was revealed with respect to Hamzih and
Abu-Jahl, the former of whom was a believer whilst the latter disbelieved.
Most of the pagan leaders mocked and derided it, were agitated, and
clamoured: "How did Hamzih die? And how was he restored to his former
life?" Were ye to examine carefully the verses of God, ye would find many
such statements recorded in the Book.