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The Historic Family Feud – The Story of Habil (Able) and Qabil (Cain)
Channel: Mufti Menk
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have been in the English language known as Abel and be known as Cain. They were brothers they became jealous one became jealous of the other because Allah favored one a little bit more than the other.
What was that favorite? Well, a few things are mentioned to mention one Allah says in the Quran.
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Like when they both sacrificed for Allah, and one was accepted and the other was not accepted the one whose sacrifice was not accepted, pointed at the other and said, I'm going to kill you.
What does that mean? Adam Alayhis Salam didn't bring them up? Well, no, he brought them up very well, but it means shaitan tampered with the mind. External factors came into play, and this child became jealous of the other. Jealousy is dangerous. The Prophet SAW Selim says it will eat up your good deeds in the same way that fire consumes dry log. In Alaska Daya Kunal has an ad Kamata Akula, natural hottub Be careful. Don't allow your heart to be overtaken by jealousy. Allah is the Giver Allah distributes. He'll give some more wealth than others. He'll give some a better homes than others. He'll elevate some in knowledge more than others. He will give some more power than others.
He'll give some something greater than others. Don't be jealous. It's that it's the choice of Allah
Nanoka some biohome Malaysia to home Phil hayati dunya What are fina Baba home folk about? Allah says we are the ones who have distributed their livelihoods for them in this world. And we raised some above the others. So may Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us as believers so that we learn a lesson, they became jealous of one another one promised to kill the other. This shows that extreme jealousy might lead brothers to hurt each other.
Well, in this case, the one says, Look, if you're going to harm me, I'm not going to harm you. I fear Allah. So imagine the mindset, this brother is saying, I'm going to harm you. The other ones mindset is such that no, no, no, no, you are my brother, you are my brother, I love you. Even if you want to harm me, I'm not going to harm you. In fact, the verse continues to say, if you're stretching your hand to harm me, I'm not going to stretch my hand to harm you because I fear Allah, Lord of the Worlds now,
which mindset is more correct? The one who is prepared to overlook the one who's prepared to make peace, or the one who wants to go to war? Obviously the one who's prepared to make peace. And what was the matter all about whose fault was it? It was not April's fault. It was Kane's fault. He is the one who threatened and guess what he executed the threat. He killed his brother. He regretted it thereafter. So regret comes when there is unchecked jealousy against someone. And here we're talking of family members.