1. Sickness/Illness –
2. A seal that isn’t completely closed for good –
It has a possibility of coming off because from some of these types of people is some that will think and ponder and return to their Master in repentance.
3. A seal that is completely closed off -
Whoever Allah misguides their chest becomes tight and he feels restricted as though he was climbing a mountain. As you go higher up the air is thinner so it is difficult to breathe and it becomes increasingly uncomfortable. This is used to depict how the unbeliever feels a feeling of great discomfort when religion is mentioned.
5. A sense of self-worth/prejudice - the gang mentality of ignorance [racism, nationalism etc.
￼Something you are very protective over and take great pride in. Like an elite restaurant can't possibly allow entrance to someone dressed like a beggar.
6. Denial -
7.Leaving and turning away–
Their hearts turned away from the deen/truth.
[Surah At-Tawbah Ayah 127]
9.Dead/No life –
Tafseer Al Qurtubi
Abu Ezra ٔاَبوُعَزيْرُ