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وَمَثَلُ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ كَمَثَلِ ٱلَّذِي يَنْعِقُ بِمَا لاَ يَسْمَعُ إِلاَّ دُعَآءً وَنِدَآءً صُمٌّ بُكْمٌ عُمْيٌ فَهُمْ لاَ يَعْقِلُونَ
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-Al-Baqarah ( البقرة )

Al Qushairi Tafsir

The likeness of those who disbelieve is as the likeness of one who shouts to that which hears nothing, save a call and a cry; deaf, dumb, blind-they do not comprehend.
Without the ears of comprehension and acceptance, their bodily hearing did not benefit them. They descended to the status of animals incapable of actualization (taḥṣīl). Whoever is content to be like an animal (man raḌiya an yakūn ka-l-bahīma) does not have much worth (lam yaqaʿu ʿalayhi kathīr al-qīma).