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And in cattle (too) ye have an instructive example: from within their bodies We produce (milk) for you to drink; there are, in them, (besides), numerous (other) benefits for you; and of their (meat) ye eat;

‘Ibrat. the root meaning of the verb is “to
interpret, or expound, or instruct”, as in 12:43;
the noun means, an interpretation, or example or Sign
that instructs, as here and in 16:66, or gives warning, as
in 3:13.

  • From cattle we get milk and meat; also from their
    skins we make leather for shoes, boots, straps,
    saddlery, and numerous other uses;
  • from camel’s hair and sheep’s wool we weave cloth,
    hangings, carpets, etc.;
  • from the horns of cattle we make cups and articles of
    ornament or use; and camels, horses, donkeys,
    mules, etc., are used for riding, carrying loads, or
    drawing vehicles.

References:

Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 23 verse 21)Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (quran4u.com)

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