- The Tafsirs - التفاسير

* تفسير Al Qushairi Tafsir

{ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ ٱصْطَفَىٰ ءَادَمَ وَنُوحاً وَآلَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ وَآلَ عِمْرَانَ عَلَى ٱلْعَالَمِينَ } * { ذُرِّيَّةً بَعْضُهَا مِن بَعْضٍ وَٱللَّهُ سَمِيعٌ عَلِيمٌ }

Lo! God preferred Adam and Noah and the house of Abraham and the house of ʿImrān above the worlds the seed of one another; God is Hearer Knower. Adam and his seed are made of the same substance but the characteristic of being chosen iṣṬifāÌ is something that comes from [God] not through lineage or relation.