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If only you had said upon hearing it, “How can we speak about such a thing! Glory be to You ˹O Lord˺! This is a heinous slander!”
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Allah forbids you from ever doing something like this again, if you are ˹true˺ believers.
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And Allah makes ˹His˺ commandments clear to you, for Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.
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Indeed, those who love to see indecency spread among the believers will suffer a painful punishment in this life and the Hereafter. Allah knows and you do not know.
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˹You would have suffered,˺ had it not been for Allah’s grace and mercy upon you, and had Allah not been Ever Gracious, Most Merciful.
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