Al-Quran Surah 70. Al-Ma'arij, Ayah 19

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۞ إِنَّ الْإِنْسَانَ خُلِقَ هَلُوعًا


Asad : VERILY, man is born with a restless disposition.7
Khattab :

Indeed, humankind was created impatient:

Malik : Indeed, man has been created impatient,
Pickthall : Lo! man was created anxious,
Yusuf Ali : Truly man was created very impatient 5688
Transliteration : Inna alinsana khuliqa halooAAan
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Asad   
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Asad 7 Lit., "man has been created restless (halu'an)" - that is, endowed with an inner restlessness which may equally well drive him to fruitful achievement or to chronic discontent and frustration. In other words, it is the manner in which man utilizes this God-willed endowment that determines whether it shall have a positive or a negative character. The subsequent two verses ({20} and {21}) allude to the latter, while verses {22-25} show that only true spiritual and moral consciousness can mould that inborn restlessness into a positive force, and thus bring about inner stability and abiding contentment.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5688 Man, according to the Plan of Allah, was to be in the best of moulds (xcv. 4). But in order to fulfil his high destiny he was given free-will to a limited extent. The wrong use of this free-will makes his nature weak (iv. 28), or hasty (xvii. 11), or unpatient, as here. That becomes his nature by his own act, but he is spoken of as so created because of the capacities given to him in his creation.

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