Eunochs and pairs.
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1. In Quran ,is there any mention of Enunchs(Neither male nor female).?
2.It is mentioned in Quran that we have made every thing in pairs So how come human being are of 3 types,male ,female and Enunchs.?
Please guide me.
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Eunochs and pairs
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Your Question: In
Quran ,is there any mention of Enunchs(Neither male nor female).?
To the best of our knowledge, there is no mention of ‘eunuchs’ in the Glorious Quran.
Your Question: It is mentioned in Quran that we have made every thing in pairs So how come human being are of 3 types,male ,female and Enunchs.?
First and foremost, contrary to popular belief, ‘eunuch’ is not a gender, but the term is derived from the Greek language for men whose testes are removed or are non-functioning….and such men were ideally employed by Oriental rulers to guard the bedchambers of the ‘royal’ womenfolk.
Thus it would be erroneous to believe that Allah Subhanah created three genders; but the nature of genders bestowed on all living things are only two: male and female.
36 Glory to Allah Who created in pairs all things that the earth produces, as well as their own (human) kind, and (other) things of which they have no knowledge.
Perhaps you wish to refer to some amongst the human beings who are born or possess both male and female sexual organs, normally referred to as ‘transvestites’. These beings are only but a phenomena of nature, like those who are born with one arm, or one leg, or one eye, or physically handicapped, etc……as a Sign and trial from the Lord that Had He Willed, He could have taken away the sense and balance of proportion from one amongst His creation….and so that those who are bestowed with balanced proportion are grateful for the favors of their Lord.
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