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QURANIC VERSES ABOUT DESTINY

Verily, We have created all things with Qadar [Divine Preordainments of all things before their creation, as written in the Book of Decrees Al-Lawh Al-Mahfûz].(Surat al-Qamar, 49)

Everything they did is in the Books. (Surat Al-Qamar, 52)

Everything is recorded, big or small. (Surat Al-Qamar, 53)

Say: "I possess no power to harm or Shelp myself except as Allah wills. Every nation has an appointed time. When their appointed time comes, they cannot delay it a single hour or bring it forward." (Surah Yunus, 49)

You do not engage in any matter or recite any of the Qur'an or do any action without Our witnessing you while you are occupied with it. Not even the smallest speck eludes your Lord, either on Earth or in heaven. Nor is there anything smaller than that, or larger, which is not in a clear book. (Surah Yunus, 61)

When your sister went and said, "Shall I direct you to someone who will take care of him?" that was how We returned you to your mother so that she might delight her eyes and not be grieved. You killed a man and We rescued you from trouble and tested you with many trials. You stayed some years among the people of Madyan. Then you arrived at the pre-ordained time, Musa! (Surah Ta Ha, 40)

No self can die except with Allah's permission, at a predetermined time. If anyone desires the reward of the dunya, We will give him some of it. If anyone desires the reward of the akhira, We will give him some of it. We will recompense the thankful. (Surah Al 'Imran,145)

Then He sent down to you, after the distress, security, restful sleep overtaking a group of you, whereas another group became prey to anxious thoughts, thinking other than the truth about Allah - thoughts belonging to the Time of Ignorance* -  saying, 'Do we have any say in the affair at all?' Say, 'The affair belongs entirely to Allah.' They are concealing things inside themselves which they do not disclose to you, saying, 'If we had only had a say in the affair, none of us would have been killed here in this place.' Say, 'Even if you had been inside your homes, those people for whom killing was decreed would have gone out to their place of death.' So that Allah might test what is in your breasts and purge what is in your hearts. Allah knows the contents of your hearts. (Surah Al 'Imran,154)

It is He who created you from clay and then decreed a fixed term, and another fixed term is specified with Him. Yet you still have doubts!( Surat Al-An'am, 2)

Every nation has an appointed time. When their time comes, they cannot delay it a single hour or bring it forward. (Surat Al-A'raf, 34)

We did not destroy any city without it having a set time. (Surat Al-Hijr, 4)

No nation can advance its appointed time nor can they delay it. (Surat Al-Hijr, 5)

Certainly there is no hidden thing in either heaven or earth which is not in a Clear Book. (Surat An-Naml, 75)

Nothing occurs, either in the earth or in yourselves,without its being in a Book before We make it happen.That is something easy for Allah. (Surat Al-Hadid, 22)

And were it not for a prior word from your Lord, and a specified term, it would inevitably have already taken place. (Surah Ta Ha, 129)

Mankind was only one community but then they differed, and had it not been for a prior Word from your Lord, they would already have been judged in respect of the differences between them. (Surah Yunus, 19)

Say: 'Nothing can happen to us except what Allah has ordained for us. He is Our Master. It is in Allah that the muminun should put their trust.' (Surat At-Tawba, 51)

If Allah afflicts you with harm, no one can remove it except Him. If He desires good for you, no one can avert His favour. He bestows it on whichever of His slaves He wills. He is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful.(Yunus,107)

My counsel will not benefit you, for all my desire to counsel you, if Allah desires to lead you into error. He is your Lord and you will return to Him.'(Surah Hud,34)

No nation can advance its appointed time nor can they delay it. (Surat Al-Muminun, 43)

Your Lord creates and chooses whatever He wills. The choice is not theirs. Glory be to Allah! He is exalted above anything they associate with Him! (Surat Al-Qasas, 68)

There is no restriction on the Prophet regarding anything Allah allots to him. This was Allah's pattern with those who passed away before - and Allah's command is a pre-ordained decree. (Surat Al-Ahzab, 38)

There is no creature on the earth which is not dependent upon Allah for its provision. He knows where it lives and where it dies. They are all in a Clear Book. (Surah Hud, 6)

I have put my trust in Allah, my Lord and your Lord. There is no creature He does not hold by the forelock. My Lord is on a Straight Path. (Surah Hud, 56)

Those who are kafir say, 'The Hour will never come.' Say: 'Yes, by my Lord, it certainly will come!' He is the Knower of the Unseen, Whom not even the weight of the smallest particle eludes, either in the heavens or in the earth; nor is there anything smaller or larger than that which is not in a Clear Book. (Surah Saba', 3)

No misfortune occurs except by Allah's permission.Whoever has iman in Allah - He will guide his heart. Allah has knowledge of all things. (Surat At-Taghabun, 11)

The keys of the Unseen are in His possession. No one knows them but Him. He knows everything in the land and sea. No leaf falls without His knowing it. There is no seed in the darkness of the earth, and nothing moist or dry which is not in a Clear Book. (Surat Al-An'am, 59)

When We bless man, he turns away and draws aside. When evil touches him, he despairs. (Surat Al-Isra', 83)

Man never tires of praying for the good and if evil touches him, he despairs and loses hope. (Surah Fussilat, 49)

Truly man was created headstrong. (Surat Al-Ma'arij, 19)

desperate when bad things happen. (Surat Al-Ma'arij, 20)

Among the people there is one who worships Allah right on the edge. If good befalls him, he is content with it, but if a trial befalls him, he reverts to his former ways, losing both the dunya and the akhira. That is indeed sheer loss. (Surat Al-Hajj, 11)

There is a group of you who propagated the lie.* Do not suppose it to be bad for you; rather it is good for you. Every one of them will incur the evil he has earned and the one who took it on himself to amplify it will receive a terrible punishment. (Surat An-Nur, 11)

Man prays for evil just as he prays for good. Man is prone to be impetuous. (Surat Al-Isra', 11)

Every self will taste death. We test you with both good and evil as a trial. And you will be returned to Us. (Surat Al-Anbiya', 35)


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