(4) خَلَقَ الْإِنْسانَ مِنْ نُطْفَةٍ فَإِذا هُوَ خَصيمٌ مُبينٌ
4. " He created man out of semen, yet behold! He is an open adversary. "
After allusions made to the issue of the creation of the skies and the earth and their endless mysteries, He enters into the discussion of man himself; the man who is closer to Him than any other one.
The Qur'an in regard to man implies that: And eventually when he was a worthless sperm with no soul, he was made into a rational being as well as defendant, expressive of his own interior, and engaging in disputations with foes. (This meaning refers to the different stages of man's development process!) The other meaning attributed to this verse is that man eventually turned into Allah's enemy, rejecting his own Creator. (This alludes to the retrogression and meanness of the sinful ones.) The verse says:
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