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{ وَٱلْخَيْلَ وَٱلْبِغَالَ وَٱلْحَمِيرَ لِتَرْكَبُوهَا وَزِينَةً وَيَخْلُقُ مَا لاَ تَعْلَمُونَ }

And He created horses and mules and asses that you may ride them and for adornment wa-zīnatan is an object denoting reason; the use of both of these reasons ‘to ride’ and ‘for adornment’ as illustrations of God’s graces does not preclude that they may have been created for other purposes such as for consumption in the case of horses — which is established as lawful by a hadīth in both Sahīhs of Bukhārī and Muslim; and He creates what you do not know of marvelous and strange things.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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