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خَلَقَ ٱلإِنسَانَ مِنْ عَلَقٍ
-Al-‘Alaq ( العلق )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

created man (al-insān: the generic) from a blood-clot (‘alaq is the plural of ‘alaqa, which is a small quantity of congealing blood).

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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