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{ وَلَوْ جَعَلْنَٰهُ مَلَكاً لَّجَعَلْنَٰهُ رَجُلاً وَلَلَبَسْنَا عَلَيْهِم مَّا يَلْبِسُونَ }

And had We appointed him the one who is sent down to them an angel We would assuredly have made him the angel a man that is We would have sent him in the form of a man so that they would be able to see him since no human being is capable of seeing an angel; and had We sent him down and made him a man We would have assuredly confused obscured for them what they are confusing for themselves when they say ‘This is but a mere mortal like the rest of you’.

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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