As-Saff (The Row) 61:10-12
O You who believe! Shall I guide you to a trade that will save you from a painful torment? (10) That you believe in Allâh and His Messenger (Muhammad SAW), and that you strive hard and fight in the Cause of Allâh with your wealth and your lives, that will be better for you, if you but know! (11) (If you do so) He will forgive you your sins, and admit you into Gardens under which rivers flow, and pleasant dwellings in Adn (Edn) Paradise; that is indeed the great success. (12)
Greater inner jihad (al-jihad al-akbar) is continuous struggle
Then beautiful reference of Allah’s names – mostly based on mercy - human can think for accommodating the other human fellows as human is shadow of Creator’s mercy.
Ref: Al-Hijr (The Rocky Tract) 15:29, Suad 38:72
and when I have formed him fully and breathed into him of My spirit, fall you down before him in prostration!”
More emphasis on to be defensive not offensive
Tradition from Holy Prophet PBUH; Lesser outer jihad (al-jihad al-asghar); a military struggle, i.e. a holy war.
Greater inner jihad (al-jihad al-akbar); the struggle of personal self-improvement against the self's base desires
self's base desires are hard and bigger than Cobrasnake.
If jihad is only war and killing then Holy Quran and Traditions from Holy Prophet PBUH have reference Jihad for women and at the same time stopping them to come out of their homes.
But if they (both) strive with you to make you join in worship with Me others that of which you have no knowledge, then obey them not, but behave with them in the world kindly, and follow the path of him who turns to Me in repentance and in obedience. Then to Me will be your return, and I shall tell you what you used to do. (15)
Here is parent’s Jihad against their own children to prevent them from Creator.
Jihad and other terms are misinterpreted, misused; and Muslim nation has duty to strive for reformation and presenting the right interpretation.
Jihad is not only going for war and killings - it has some deeper meanings.
This was extract from research address from a learned scholar;
Here is a request and concern; continuous struggle; once one is not finding or not satisfied with the pace in this regard, then at least there is nobody against or to stop to keep on looking for that or struggling to create such environment - the continuous struggle. JazakAllah.