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We are “obliged” to spread the message of Allah

One crime for which Bani Israel was repeatedly criticized and cursed was "altering the words of Allah" and "concealing knowledge". They were people of knowledge, but they "chose" to hide that which Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala had revealed towards them. In Surah al-Baqarah ayah 159, Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala says: "Indeed, those who conceal what We sent down of clear proofs and guidance after We made it clear for the people in the Scripture - those are cursed by Allah and cursed by those who curse." Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala, His angels and His entire creation curses those who hide the commands of Allah. This ayah doesn't end at Bani Israel. It can be Read more ...