The Story of A Verse #13 – Investigate

Ibrahim Hindy

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Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam used to send people who would collect the cat from the tribes of Arabia that accepted Islam, there was a tribe that newly accepted Islam.

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And they gathered up, there's a camp, and they sent to the Prophet sallallahu. I said, I'm saying, since a messenger to come take, you know, all this academy we've gathered, so the Prophet sallallahu avvio, sent him sent, and what he did in October, to go and gather this Acad that this tribe had collected. So when he went out with some people to go and receive this cap, and on his way there, this tribe was so excited and delighted to receive the messenger of the messenger of a lot, a messenger that was sent to them from the Prophet sallallahu sallam. And they wanted to give him you know, the best possible greeting that they can give someone. So they sent out a delegation to go and

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meet, and Waleed as he's approaching their town or their village. And so they sent out people to go and to have, like, you know, this is the type of greeting you would do. For someone that you respect a lot. You wouldn't wait for them to come to your door, you would go out and meet them even before they would come to your door. Like in today's day and age, you go to the airport and meet someone who's arriving rather than wait for them to arrive and come to your house. And so they went to meet and what he saw and the people who are women, what did they saw a bunch of people on horses and camels, riding towards them, and they have their swords with them. So they said to each other,

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they're coming to kill us, they're coming to attack us. They don't want us to come and take, there's a cat, they're coming to fight us. So they turned around and they ran and they retreated back to Medina. And the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam saw them arrive and they came back so quick and, and they didn't have anything with them. And he said, What's wrong? And they said, well, that tribe was going to kill us, they're going to attack us. And so the Muslims heard the story that you know, this was a messenger, going to receive the Zika. And then this tribe wanted to attack him and to kill him and they were very upset. It's a very upsetting situation. Some of them said to the Prophet

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sallallahu said, Let's take an army let's go fight them. And the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, Wait, let's find out what's going on first. So he told some Muslims go and and investigate, go see what's going on. So these Muslims, were leaving Medina to go investigate and see what's going on. And they found a delegation from venerable startup, that tribe coming to Medina. And they came to the Prophet solo. And he said, and they said, you know, we told you to send us a messenger, the messenger never came. And the Prophet said, you know, this is what's happened. They said that you were going to fight them or kill them. And all they could say, was narrowed out the villa human

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soccer Villa, we seek refuge in Allah, from the anger of Allah, how's that? How could you think we would attack your messenger? And because of this situation, Allah subhanaw taala revealed this verse.

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there was almost going to be a battle, a war bloodshed was going to take take place just because they're worried, did not understand the situation in front of him. And he relayed incorrect information to the Prophet sallallahu wasallam. And to the Muslims. Imagine a group of new Muslims, and they're excited to be Muslims, and they love the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and they wanted to honor the messenger of the Messenger of Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and they could have ended up being killed and fought by the Muslims, all because of misinformation, all because of incorrect news that had been spread. And so our religion is a religion of truth. And Allah subhanaw taala

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wants from us to know the truth to verify the truth. And so Alonzo just gave us this principle for today, you know, go and verify information, verify the news that you receive. And don't just assume that everything that you receive is true, especially when the source is not a dependable source. And so in our world where we're constantly exposed to news, we're constantly exposed to information on our phones, on WhatsApp on social media. When we receive this news, we should verify it, not just believe it and spread it without knowing whether or not what we've received is true or not. This is our religion. This is our Deen, there could have been a terrible tragedy that occurred at the time

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of the Prophet so low it is because of misinformation. There's a lot of terrible tragedies that occur today. And so let us assume the mantle of what our religion tells us to do, and verify the information that we receive.