Is there any verse in Quran that suggests all humans are made equal (equal in the sense of what they are given in the world, the hardships would face and other things combined making each person equal)?

For example, one of the person is given high wealth but has some other thing less (like he has less good relationships) like he is being tested.

There is another person who has less wealth but has great relationships and is also being tested.

Together if you see both they both are given equal in life.


The short answer is: We're equal in some senses, but also different in many.

Baqara: 286

لَا يُكَلِّفُ اللَّهُ نَفْسًا إِلَّا وُسْعَهَا ۚ Allah does not charge a soul except [with that within] its capacity.

Meaning each soul has a certain capacity.

Even for a single person has different capacities at different times: Our abilities change by: age, health, hunger, mental status, location, etc.

Other than the above verse, two keywords come to mind. If you search in Qur'an you'll find multiple examples:

  • بعضهم علی بعض preferred one over the other

  • فضّلناهم I preferred

Nisa' 34

الرِّجَالُ قَوَّامُونَ عَلَى النِّسَاءِ بِمَا فَضَّلَ اللَّهُ بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ

Men are the maintainers of women for that Allah has preferred in bounty one of them over another

Another verse:

Nahl: 71

وَاللَّهُ فَضَّلَ بَعْضَكُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ فِي الرِّزْقِ ۚ فَمَا الَّذِينَ فُضِّلُوا بِرَادِّي رِزْقِهِمْ عَلَىٰ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَانُهُمْ فَهُمْ فِيهِ سَوَاءٌ ۚ أَفَبِنِعْمَةِ اللَّهِ يَجْحَدُونَ

Allah has bestowed His gifts of sustenance more freely on some of you than on others: those more favoured are not going to throw back their gifts to those whom their right hands possess, so as to be equal in that respect. Will they then deny the favours of Allah?

And many more verses.


From my observation this one is closest

Al-Hujurat (49:13)

Sahih International: O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.

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