the Holy Qur'an

He it is created you from clay, and then decreed a stated term (for you). And there is in His presence another determined term; yet ye doubt within yourselves! (6:2)

(God) said: "What prevented thee from bowing down when I commanded thee?" He said: "I am better than he: Thou didst create me from fire, and him from clay." (7:12)

We created man from sounding clay, from mud moulded into shape; (15:26)

Behold! We said to the angels: "Bow down unto Adam": They bowed down except Iblis: He said, "Shall I bow down to one whom Thou didst create from clay?" (17:61)

Man We did create from a quintessence (of clay); (23:12)

He Who has made everything which He has created most good: He began the creation of man with (nothing more than) clay, (32:7)

Behold, thy Lord said to the angels: "I am about to create man from clay: (38:71)

(Iblis) said: "I am better than he: thou createdst me from fire, and him thou createdst from clay." (38:76)

He created man from sounding clay like unto pottery, (55:14)

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