قَالَ مَا مَنَعَكَ أَلَّا تَسۡجُدَ إِذۡ أَمَرۡتُكَ ۖ قَالَ أَنَا۠ خَيۡرٌ مِّنۡهُ خَلَقۡتَنِى مِن نَّارٍ وَخَلَقۡتَهُۥ مِن طِينٍ
(Allah) said: "What prevented thee from prostrating when I commanded thee?" He said: "I am better than he: Thou didst create me from fire, and him from clay."<br/>
He, exalted be He, said, 'What prevented you from falling prostrate (allaa is [made up of] an-laa, the laa being extra) when I commanded you?' He [Iblees] said, 'I am better than him. You created me from fire, while him You created from clay'.