The Parables in The Quran!

15th of Jumada ath-Thaani

Suuratul Kahf Verse 54


وَلَقَدْ صَرَّفْنَا فِى هَـٰذَا ٱلْقُرْءَانِ لِلنَّاسِ مِن كُلِّ مَثَلٍ ۚ وَكَانَ ٱلْإِنسَـٰنُ أَكْثَرَ شَىْءٍ جَدَلًا ﴿٥٤


54. And indeed We have put forth every kind of example in this Qur’an, for mankind. But, man is ever more quarrelsome than anything.


Tafsir Ibn Katheer 

Allah says: “In this Qur’an, We have explained to mankind and given clear details of matters so that they will not stray from the truth or be misled from the path of guidance. Despite this explanation, man is very quarrelsome and opposes truth with falsehood,'” except for those whom Allah guides to the path of salvation. Imam Ahmad recorded that `Ali bin Abi Talib said that the Messenger of Allah, may peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him, came to visit him and Fatimah, the daughter of Allah’s Messenger at night, and said,

«أَلَا تُصَلِّيَانِ؟»

“Are you not going to pray”

I said, “O Messenger of Allah, our souls are in the Hand of Allah. If He wills to wake us, He will wake us.” When I said that, he went away without returning. Then I heard him as he was walking away, slapping his thigh and saying,

﴿وَكَانَ الإِنْسَـنُ أَكْثَرَ شَىءٍ جَدَلاً﴾

“But, man is ever more quarrelsome than anything.”

It was also recorded in the Two Sahihs.

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