Al-Quran Surah 40. Al-Mu'min, Ayah 57

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لَخَلْقُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ أَكْبَرُ مِنْ خَلْقِ النَّاسِ وَلَٰكِنَّ أَكْثَرَ النَّاسِ لَا يَعْلَمُونَ


Asad : Greater indeed than the creation of man is the creation of the heavens and the earth:41 yet most men do not understand [what this implies].
Malik : Certainly the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater task than the creation of men; yet most people do not understand.
Mustafa Khattab :

The creation of the heavens and the earth is certainly greater than the re-creation of humankind, but most people do not know.

Pickthall : Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is greater than the creation of mankind; but most of mankind know not.
Yusuf Ali : Assuredly the creation of the heavens and the earth is a greater (matter) than the creation of men: Yet most men understand not. 4431
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Asad   
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Asad 41 I.e., of the universe as a whole. By stressing the fact that man is only a small, insignificant part of the universe, the Qur'an points out the absurdity of the man-centred world-view alluded to in the preceding verse.

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Yusuf Ali 4431 The heavens and the earth include mankind and all other creatures and millions of stars. Man is himself but a tiny part of creation. Why should he be so ego-centric? The whole is greater than a tiny part of it. And Allah Who created the whole of the Worlds is able to do much more wonderful things than can enter the imagination of man. Why should man be arrogant and doubt the Resurrection, and take upon himself to doubt the possibility of Allah's Revelation? It is only because he has made himself blind. See next verse.

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