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Creation of Jesus is as like as Adam according to God’s plan

Introduction

There are confusions and controversies around the birth and the death of Jesus, son of Mary, while the Quran has confirmed that the creation of Jesus has been as like as that of Adam as per God is concern, even both Jesus and Adam have been mentioned 25 times by name in it making it a fact that we do not have any doubt about it. However, the review of 2 sets of the relevant verses as detailed below may give us an insight about the matter:

Adam

Serial # Verses
1 [2:31] He had taught Adam all the names, then He presented them to the angels, then He said, “Inform Me of the names of these, if you have been truthful.”
2 [2:33] He said, “O Adam, inform them of their names.” Then when he had informed them of their names, He said, “Did I not say to you, indeed, I know secret of the heavens and the earth? And I know what you declare, and what you have made to conceal.”
3 [2:34] And when we said to the angels, “Prostrate to Adam,” that they had prostrated except Iblis (Satan); he refused, and had been arrogant and had been with the disbelievers.
4 [2:35] And We said, “O Adam, dwell you and your wife in the Paradise, and eat both of you from it freely from wherever you wish, but you do not approach this – the tree, lest you both would be with the wrongdoers.”
5 [2:37] Then, Adam had received words from his Lord that He turned to him. Indeed, He is the Redeemer, the Merciful.
6 [3:33] Indeed, God has chosen Adam, and Noah, and a family of Abraham, and a family of Amram over the people of the world.
7 [3:59] Indeed, an example of Jesus with God is like an example of Adam; He has created him from dust, then He said to him, “Be,” then he was.
8 [5:27] You shall recite to them the story of Adam’s two sons with the truth; when they had offered a sacrifice, then it has been accepted from one of them, and was not from the other. He said, “Surely, I will kill you.” He said, “God only accepts from the righteous.
9 [7:11] And certainly, we have created you, then we have shaped you, then we said to the angels, “Prostrate to Adam.” They had prostrated, except Iblis (Satan); he was not with the prostrators.
10 [7:19] And O Adam, you shall dwell you and your wife in the Paradise, and shall eat both of you from wherever you both wish, but do not approach you both this – the tree, lest you both would be with the wrongdoers.
11 [7:26] O children of Adam, certainly, we have sent down to you clothing to cover your shame and adornment. But clothing of the righteousness is best. That is of God’s signs that they may take heed.
12 [7:27] O children of Adam, do not let the Satan to entice you as he had driven out your parents from the Paradise, removing their clothing from both of them to be exposed their shame to both of them. Indeed, he sees you – he and his tribe from where you do not see them. Indeed, we have made the devils allies of those who do not believe (in God).
13 [7:31] O children of Adam, you shall have nice clothes at every masjid; and you shall eat and drink, but do not be extravagant. Indeed, He does not love the extravagant.
14 [7:35] O children of Adam, if there comes to you messengers from you to narrate My revelations to you, then whoever has feared (God) and has reformed, then there is no fear for them, nor do they grieve.
15 [7:172] And when your Lord had taken from children of Adam from their offspring – their descendants, and had made them to testify for themselves: “Am I not your Lord?” They said, “Yes, we have testified.” Lest you should say on a Day of the Resurrection that we have been unaware of this.
16 [17:61] And when we said to the angels, “Prostrate to Adam,” they had prostrated, except Iblis (Satan). He said, “Should I prostrate to whom You have created from clay?”
17 [17:70] And certainly, we have honored children of Adam, and we have carried them on the land and the sea, and we have provided for them with the good provisions, and we have preferred them a preference over many of whatever we have created.
18 [18:50] And when we said to the angels, “Prostrate to Adam.” Then they had prostrated, except Iblis (Satan). He had been with the jinn as he had rebelled against his Lord’s command. Will you then take him and his descendants as allies other than Me, while they are enemies to you? It has been a miserable exchange!
19 [19:58] Those are the ones whom God has bestowed favor upon them of the prophets from descendants of Adam, and of whoever we had carried with Noah, and descendants of Abraham and Israel, and of whoever we had guided and we had chosen. When were recited to them revelations of the Gracious, they had fallen being prostrating and weeping.
20 [20:115] And certainly, we had made a covenant to Adam before, but he forgot, and we did not find determination for him.
21 [20:116] And when we said to the angels, “Prostrate to Adam.” Then they had prostrated, except Iblis (Satan); he had refused.
22 [20:117] Then we said, “O Adam, indeed, this is an enemy to you and to your wife. So do not let him drive you both out from the Paradise that you would suffer.
23 [20:120] Then the Satan had whispered to him, he said, “O Adam, can I show you a tree of the eternity and a kingdom will never deteriorate?”
24 [20:121] Then they both had eaten from it, so that their shame had been apparent to them and they began to fasten around themselves from leaves of the Paradise. And Adam had disobeyed his Lord and had made mistake.
25 [36:60] Did I not enjoin upon you, O Children of Adam that you do not worship the Satan? Indeed, he is a great enemy for you.

Jesus

Serial # Verses
1 [2:87] And certainly, we have given Moses the scripture, and we have followed up with the messengers of his after, and we have given Jesus, son of Mary the clear signs and we have supported him with the Holy Spirit. Is it not that whenever a messenger had come to you with what does not desire your egos, you had been arrogant? So a party you had denied, and a party you kill.
2 [2:136] Say, “We have believed in God, and what has been revealed to us, and what has been revealed to Abraham, and Ismail, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the Patriarchs, and what has been given to Moses and Jesus, and what has been given to the prophets from their Lord. We do not make distinction between any of them. And we are submitters to Him.”
3 [2:253] That is of the messengers, we have preferred one of them over other; of them to whom God has spoken, and He has raised one of them (over other) in ranks, and we have given Jesus, son of Mary the clear proofs and we have supported him with the Holy Spirit. And if God had willed, they would not have fought those who were after them after what had come to them the clear proofs, but they had disputed, so among them there is whoever has believed and among them there is whoever has disbelieved. If God had willed, they would not have fought, but God does whatever He intends.
4 [3:45] When the angels said, “O Mary, indeed, God gives you good news with a word from Him, his name is the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, to be honor in the life of the world and in the Hereafter, and one of those closest to Him.
5 [3:52] Then when Jesus had perceived the disbelief from them, he said, “Who are my helpers to God?” The disciples said, “We are helpers of God, we have believed in God, and you shall bear witness that we are submitters.
6 [3:55] When God said, “O Jesus, I am taking yourself and am raising yourself to Me, and am purifying yourself from those who have disbelieved, and I am making those who have followed you superior to those who have disbelieved till a day of the Resurrection. Then to Me is return for yourselves, then I will judge between yourselves about what you have done to differ in it.
7 [3:59] Indeed, an example of Jesus with God is like an example of Adam; He has created him from dust, then He said to him, “Be,” then he was.
8 [3:84] Say, “We have believed in God, and what has been revealed upon us, and what has been revealed on Abraham, and Ismail, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the Patriarchs, and what has been  given to Moses, and Jesus, and the prophets from their Lord. We do not make distinction between any of them. And we are submitters to Him.”
9 [4:157] And their saying, “indeed, we have killed the Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, a messenger of God.” And they have not killed him, nor have they crucified him but it has been made so for them. And indeed, those who have differed in it, are surely in doubt about it. There is no knowledge of it for them except following the assumption, while certainty is they have not killed him.
10 [4:163] Indeed, we have inspired to you (Muhammad), as we had inspired to Noah and the prophets after him. And we had inspired to Abraham, and Ismail, and Isaac, and Jacob, and the Patriarchs, and Jesus, and Job, and Jonah, and Aaron, and Solomon. And we had given David Psalms.
11 [4:171] O people of the scripture, you do not exceed in your religion, nor do you say about God except the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary was indeed a messenger of God, and His word He had sent to Mary, and a spirit from Him. So, you shall believe in God and His messengers. You do not say, “Trinity.” You shall refrain, is better for you. God is only One god; glory is His that there would be a son for Him! To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And God has sufficed as a Disposer of affairs.
12 [5:46] And we have followed to their footsteps with Jesus, son of Mary is confirming that which was in his hands of the Torah, and we have given him the Gospel, in it is guidance and light, and is confirming that which was in his hands of the Torah, and is guidance and instruction for the righteous.
13 [5:78] There has been cursed those who had disbelieved from Children of Israel by tongue of David and Jesus, son of Mary. That was of that they had disobeyed and had done to transgress.
14 [5:110] When God said, “O Jesus, son of Mary, remember My blessing upon you and upon your mother, when I have supported you with the Holy Spirit, you speak to the people in the crib and in maturity; I have taught you the scripture, and the wisdom, and the Torah, and the Gospel; and when you make from clay like a shape of the bird by My permission, then you breathe into it and it becomes a (live) bird by My permission, and you heal the blind and the leper by My permission; and when you bring forth the dead by My permission; and when I have restrained you from Children of Israel when you come to them with the clear proofs, then those who had disbelieved from them said, `This is not but a clear magic.’”
15 [5:112] When the disciples said, “O Jesus, son of Mary, can your Lord be able to send down to us a feast from the heaven?” He said, “You shall fear God, if you have been believers.”
16 [5:114] Jesus, son of Mary said, “Our God, our Lord, send down to us a feast from the heaven, it would be a festival for us for the first time of us and for last of us, and a sign from You. And provide for us, and You are the best Provider.”
17 [5:116] And when God said, “O Jesus, son of Mary, have you said to the people, `Take me and my mother as two gods other than God?’ ” He said, “Glory is Yours. It would not be for me that I could say what has not been of any right for me. If I had said it, then You would have certainly known it. You know what is in myself, and I do not know what is in Yourself. Indeed You, You are Knower of the unseen.
18 [6:85] And Zachariah, and John, and Jesus, and Elias; all were righteous.
19 [19:34] That was Jesus, son of Mary, a statement of the truth which they dispute about it.
20 [33:7] And when we had taken from the prophets their covenant and from you (Muhammad),  and from Noah, and Abraham, and Moses, and Jesus, son of Mary. And we had taken from them a solemn covenant.
21 [42:13] He has decreed for all of you of the religion what He had enjoined Noah of it, and what we have inspired to you (Muhammad), and what we had enjoined Abraham, and Moses, and Jesus of it that you shall establish the religion and you do not divide in it. It has been difficult upon the idolaters what you (Muhammad) call them to it. God chooses to Himself whomever He wills and He guides to Himself whoever turns to (Him).
22 [43:63] And when Jesus had come with the clear proofs, he said, “Certainly, I have come to you with the wisdom, and that I make clear of that which you differ in it. So you shall fear God and shall obey me.
23 [57:27] Then we have followed with our messengers on their footsteps, and we have followed with Jesus, son of Mary and we have given him the Gospel, and we have placed compassion and mercy in hearts of those who have followed him. But they have invented monasticism we have not decreed it for them, except seeking a pleasure of God that they have not observed it a right observance of it. So we have given those who had believed their reward from them, while most of them were disobedient.
24 [61:6] And when Jesus, son of Mary said, “O Children of Israel, indeed, I am a messenger of God to you, confirming that which was before me, the Torah and bringing good news of a messenger to come after me his name is Ahmad.” Then when he had come to them with the clear proofs, they said, “This is a clear magic.”
25 [61:14] O you who have believed, you shall be helpers of God as Jesus, son of Mary said to the disciples, “Who are my helpers towards God?” The disciples said, “We are helpers of God.” So, a group from Children of Israel had believed and a group had disbelieved. So we helped those who had believed against their enemy that they had been dominant.

Conclusion

Even though there are many references of Adam and Jesus in the Quran but God has mentioned both of them 25 times each by name in 49 verses including a verse (3:59) where both Adam and Jesus are mentioned indicating a connection between two of them, is a fact-based proof of the equality in the creation of Adam and Jesus. We may also reflect that when God decrees a matter, He just says to it, “Be,” then it is (3:47). He Himself blew into Adam from His spirit when He had shaped him from dust (32:9), and he returned to Him being forgiven when sent down to earth for his mistake (2:37), while He sent His word to Mary and a spirit from Him through the angel to create Jesus (4:171) and his death has been confirmed as he has been raised to Him (4:158). Thus, there should not have any doubt about the birth and death of Jesus that many of us confuse, while his second coming is a myth as the dead cannot come back until a day of the resurrection as well as the concept of intercession by him as a saver on a day of the Judgment and his presence as a son in the trinity are falsehood.
Peaceful Friday, salaam and God bless.
Tafazzal (04/15/2022).