Islamic concepts

Ḥīlah حِيلَة — clever way out, clever trick, plan, stratagem

had to give his wife 100 lashes, but found bundle of 100 twigs

  • When the angels take the souls of those who have wronged themselves, they will ask, ‘What was wrong with you?’ They will answer, ‘We were too weak on earth.’ The angels will say, ‘Was God’s earth not spacious enough for you to have migrated to some other place?’ These are the ones whose abode shall be Hell, an evil destination— except such weak ones among men, women and children, as are incapable of adopting any plan or of finding any way out. God may well pardon them. God is ever-pardoning and ever forgiving. 4:98
  • the thunder sounds His praises, as do the angels in awe of Him; He sends thunderbolts to strike whoever He will. Yet still they dispute about God- He has mighty plans. 13:13