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Meaning of Quran 86: 6-7


Assalamu Alaykum Warmatullah Wabarakatuh! I'm a Muslim and i want to find out the real meanings of these verses in Surat Dariq [86:6-7] while i believe Allah's words contain no controdiction! Where the semen come from according to Qur'anic verses and give me more explaination inshaAllah? Thank you! May Allah bless you all! Aamin!


All perfect praise be to Allaah, The Lord of the Worlds. I testify that there is none worthy of worship except Allaah, and that Muhammad  sallallaahu  `alayhi  wa  sallam ( may  Allaah exalt his mention ) is His slave and Messenger.

Allaah The Almighty Says (what means): {He was created from a fluid, ejected. Emerging from between the backbone and the ribs.} [Quran 86:6-7]

The above verses speak about the creation of man, that he was created from sperm and that this sperm emerges from between the backbone and the ribs. However, the interpreters of the Quran  may  Allaah  have  mercy  upon  them differed in opinion about what is meant by the backbone and the ribs. Many of them are of the view that the meaning is the backbone of the man and the ribs of the woman, that is to say her chest. However, other interpreters of the Quran are of the view that what is meant is the backbone of both the man and the woman and the ribs of both of them.

Indeed, Dr. Muhammad ‘Ali Al-Baar determined what confirms this meaning in his book The Creation of Man: Between Medicine and the Quran, and among other things, he said, “The constituents of the formation of the sperm of the man and the egg of the woman derive from between the backbone and the ribs; its beginning and origin is from between the backbone and the ribs.”

Allaah Knows best.

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