English Translation of Al-Quran
.Surah Al-Ankabut [The Spider]
Ayat 50. And they (Pagans) say: “Why are not signs sent down to him (Muhammad SAWW (PBUH) from his Lord? Say (O Muhammad SAWW (PBUH): “The signs are only with Allah, and I am only a plain warner.”
Tafseer of Surah Al-Ankabut (The Spider) Ayat 50. Ye they say: “Why are not Signs sent down to him from his Lord?” Say: “The signs are indeed with Allah. and I am indeed a clear Warner.” In the Qur’an, as said in verse 49, are Signs which should carry conviction to all honest hearts. And yet the Unbelievers ask for Signs! They mean some special kinds of Signs or Miracles, such as their own foolish minds dictate. Everything is possible for Allah, but Allah is not going to humor the follies of men or listen to their disingenuous demands. He has sent a Messenger to explain His Signs clearly, and to warn them of the consequences of rejection. Is it not enough?
English Translation of Hadith
Hazrat Abu Hurairah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Messenger of Allah [SAWW](PBUH) said, “Do not ask me unnecessarily about the details of the things which I do not mention to you. Verily, the people before you were doomed because they were used to putting many questions to their Prophets and had differences about their Prophets. Refrain from what I forbid you and do what I command you to the best of your ability and capacity”.
[Al-Bukhari Chapter # 92 Hadith # 391].
Lesson : as mentioned above in Surah Al- Ankabut Ayat 50. “”The signs are only with Allah, and I am only a plain warner.” To be unnecessarily inquisitive and create differences and confusion in the Injunctions of Allah and His Prophet [SAWW](PBUH) leads to destruction. The safest course lies only in following the Orders of Allah and His Prophet [SAWW](PBUH) without `ifs’ and `buts.’ Hair Splitting in religious issues falls in this category. It opens the door for chaos and conflict and paves the way for disunity and separation. May Allah give sense to the Muslim Ummah to abandon this road and take the Right Path which ensures peace and security. Let it be absolutely clear that the Right Path is one and one alone. There cannot be multiple right paths, it is one and singular. Once a community leaves the Straight Path, it is sure to go astray.