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90:4 Verily We have created man into toil and struggle

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Verily We have created man into toil and struggle

Cf. “Man is born unto troubles as the sparks fly upward”
(Job, 5:7);
“For all his days are sorrows, and his travail grief”
(Ecclesiastes, ii. 23).
Man’s life is full of sorrow and vexation; but our text has
a different shade of meaning: man is born to strive and
struggle; and if he suffers from hardships, he must
exercise patience, for Allah will make his way smooth for
him (65:7; 94:5-6).
On the other hand no man should boast of worldly goods
or worldly prosperity (see verses 5-7 below).

References:

Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 90 verse 4) Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (quran4u.com)

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