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Quran and Human Nature

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Some of characteristics of human nature, not nurtured in the light of noble values enshrined in the Divine guidance, are given in the Quran as follows:

 

1. Weak and infirm in the control of vain desires

 

وَخُلِقَ الْاِنْسَانُ ضَعِيْفًا

And man has been created weak

(lacking firmness to control his vain desires and passions).

[Al-Quran Surah 4: Verse 28]

 

2. Impatient and anxious

 

اِنَّ الْاِنْسَانَ خُلِقَ هَلُوْعًا

Indeed, man has been created impatient and anxious. 

[Al-Quran Surah 70: Verse 19]

 

3. Hasty

 

خُلِقَ الْاِنْسَانُ مِنْ عَجَلٍ

Man has been created hasty.

[Al-Quran Surah 21: Verse 37]

وَكَانَ الْاِنْسَانُ عَجُوْلًا

And man is very hasty.

[Al-Quran Surah 17: Verse 11]

 

4. Unjust

 

اِنَّ الْاِنْسَانَ لَظَلُوْمٌ كَفَّارٌ

Surely, man is very unjust and ungrateful

[Al-Quran Surah 14: Verse 34]

 

5. Ungrateful

 

 وَكَانَ الْاِنْسَانُ كَفُوْرًا

And man in ever ungrateful.

[Al-Quran Surah 17: Verse 67]

اِنَّ الْاِنْسَانَ لَكَفُوْرٌ

Surely, man is ever ungrateful.

[Al-Quran Surah 22: Verse 66]

اِنَّ الْاِنْسَانَ لَكَفُوْرٌ مُّبِيْنٌ

Surely, man in evidently ever ungrateful.

[Al-Quran Surah 43: Verse 15]

اِنَّ الْاِنْسَانَ لِرَبِّهٖ لَكَنُوْدٌ

Surely, man is ever thankless to his Sustainer (denying the reality of His Grace).

[Al-Quran Surah 100: Verse 6]

 

6. Miserly

 

وَكَانَ الْاِنْسَانُ قَتُوْرًا

And man is every miserly

[Al-Quran Surah 17: Verse 100]

 

7. Contentious and Quarrelsome

 

وَكَانَ الْاِنْسَانُ اَكْثَرَ شَيْءٍ جَدَلًا

And man, in most cases, is contentious and quarrelsome.

[Al-Quran Surah 18: Verse 54]

 

8. Lacking thought and deliberation

 

اِنَّهٗ كَانَ ظَلُوْمًا جَهُوْلًا

Surely, he is very unjust and ignorant (lacking thought and deliberation).

[Al-Quran Surah 33: Verse 72]

 

 

 

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