thereafter? In God then let the faithful trust. Sura Al-'Imran (iii) 154.
The meaning of this is, according to Baidawi, if God helps you as He did at
Badr you can conquer; if He leaves you as He did at Uhud you will be beaten.
No one can die except by God's permission, written down for an appointed
Of a truth it was Satan who caused those of you to fail in duty who turned
back when the hosts met. Sura Al-'Imran (iii) 139, 149.2
No accident befalls on the earth, or on yourselves, but it was in the Book
(of eternal decrees) before we created them. Sura Al-Hadid (lvii) 2 2.3
But after all, those who had been killed had gained a great reward; they were
now martyrs, blessed in the realms above:
Repute not those slain on God's path to be dead. Nay, alive with their Lord
are they richly sustained.4