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When Moses asked to see God’s glory, did God actually allow Moses to see the backside of God in a humanlike form?

Bible: Yes       Qur'an: No

Exodus 33:18-23 – 18. And he said, I beseech thee, show me thy glory. 22. And it shall come to pass, while my glory passeth by, that I will put thee in a cleft of the rock, and will cover thee with my hand while I pass by: 23. And I will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen.

Al-A'raf 7:143 – And when Moses came to our appointed place, and His Lord had spoken to him, he said: Show me (Yourself), that I may gaze upon you.” He said: “You will not see Me, but gaze upon the mountain! If it stands in its place, then you will see Me. And when his Lord revealed (His) glory to the mountain He sent it crashing down. And when he woke he said: “Glory to You! I turn to You repentant, and I am first of (true) believers.”

© Daniel Wickwire –