Fingerprints-The Unique Creation of Allah!
Many different subjects are mentioned in the Quran in the course of inviting people to believe. Sometimes the Quran mentions the heavens, sometimes the animals, and sometimes the trees and plants. It also mentions many other things as evidence of Allah’s Greatness and Wisdom.
The Quran calls us in many verses to reflect on our own creation and on anything Allah created. The creation of man and the miraculous aspect of this creation is stressed in many verses of the Quran.
Some bits of information within these verses are so wonderful and detailed that it is impossible for a person living in the 7th century to have known them. Hence, it follows that the Quran is the Word of Allah! It is sent down by the Creator of man for man’s own guidance.
Let us consider the uniqueness of fingerprints. The Quran says, ”Does man think We will not assemble his bones? Yes, we are able even to put together in perfect order the very tips of his finger’s.” (Surat ai-Qiyyaamah, 75: 3-4)
One feature that distinguishes you from everyone else is the pattern of the curved lines on the tips of your fingers. These patterns are different in every person, and no two people have the same fingerprints.
The patterns of your fingerprints do not change, as you grow older, even if your skin becomes cracked and wrinkled with age. So your fingerprints can be used to identify you. Wherever you go, you tend to leave your fingerprints behind you. That is why fingerprints are widely accepted as a very important way of identifying people.
The fingerprints are unique to its owner. Every person has a different set of fingerprints. Al l the people who have lived throughout history also had different fingerprints. Can fingerprints form by coincidence?
It is interesting to note that two centuries ago fingerprints were not important. It was only in the late 1 9th century that fingerprints were discovered to be different from one person to the other. In the 7th century, the Quran pointed out that the fingerprints of human beings bear a unique characteristic.
‘’Does man think we will not assemble his bones? Yes, we are able even to put together in perfect order the very tips of his fingers’’ (Surat ai-Qiyyaamah, 75: 3-4)
What does this show? This clearly shows that the Qur’an is the Word of Allah. Every bit of information and description of the Quran is true because every verse of it, every syllable of it, every particle of it is from Almighty Allah. It also shows that Allah is Great and Wise and creates everything in the best of forms and shapes.