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And were it not that mankind would have become one community, We might well have appointed, for those who disbelieve in the Benefit, roofs of silver for their houses and stairs (of silver) whereby to mount, and for their houses doors (of silver) and couches of silver whereon to recline, and ornaments of gold. Yet all that would have been but a provision of the life of world. And the Hereafter with your Lord would have been of those who keep from evil (43:33-34-35)
Hence, Allah Almighty has given us full sketch of the worthlessness of the Stuff of Dunya (World). Allah Almighty says that if there was no risk of people entering the folk of Kuffaar and join with them after being impressed upon and enchanted by the worldly attack and retreat, pomp and adorn and the worldly leisure and luxury and that they might prefer Kufr over the Doctrine of Lord and the religion of Allah and the People-of-Allah after seeing the shine and glitter of Kufr (then Allah Almighty must have preferred riches over simplicity for them also). Conversely, in lieu of the never-ending privation the Kuffaar in the Hereafter, Allah Almighty gives them so much wealth in the world that their houses and utensils He makes all of gold-and-silver but even then this worldly affluence cannot compensate for the disappointment they are going to face forever in the Next World as the whole stuff of this temporary and fleeting life of world cannot equal to the smallest fraction of the eternal and unending wealth of the Abode of the Hereafter. Moreover because: My mercy embraces all things (7:156). Hence the blessedness and wretchedness of every person depends upon his own capacity, ability and the demand and selection of his decency and indecency. Thus, from the meaning of the aforementioned verse, it is clear that as much as a person advances in materialism and Kufr, as much he is granted the wealth of the Material World whereas as much a person is fortunate, blessed and successful in this world as much he would be unfortunate, unsuccessful and the people of disappointment!
Wonderful thing here is this that when the unwise people with blind heart see some such Qaroon with the aforesaid destiny of privation (in the Hereafter) and note that there are tables and chairs of gold-and-silver in his residence and there are golden utensils in his house, then instead that they should seek Allah's refuge after seeing his sordid Dunya (World) and the poor Hereafter, they conversely comment that on this person is the great Favor and munificence of Allah Almighty! In addition, after seeing the pomp and glory of his unreal and temporary life of exhilaration of a few days, they yearn this like the stupid of the people of Qaroon:
Ah, would that unto us had been given the like of what has been given unto Korah! Lo! his lord of rare good fortune (28:79)
However, when these people saw the tragic end of Qaroon (of Korah) that he was sunk in earth along with his wealth and treasures, they started saying:
In short every worldly greedy person's end comes in the same way that out of his hoards of worldly possessions and wealth gather by him through is lust, cupidity and injustice and cruelty uses a little portioned, destined and Marzook share with thousands of pains and worries and is swallowed by grave lifting the heavy loads of the Mamlook Sustenance of the thousands of other people along with the eternal torment of the Next Word and a lengthy list of the Accountability to give and in the same figure he becomes the wayfarer of the Abode of Nonentity!
It has come in a Hadis that:
(Saying of the Holy Prophet of Allah Hazrat Muhammad Sal Allahu Alaihe Wa Aa-lehee Wa-sallam)
Had the value and worth of Dunya (World) (as compared to the bounties of the Hereafter) were equal to a wing of mosquito even near Allah Almighty, a drop of cool water would have not come to the share of a Kaafir.
That is, the Stuff of the Mortal Dunya (World) in comparison with the Wealth of the Eternal Hereafter is inferior to the wing of a mosquito even. Hence there can be no comparison of this mortal Dunya (World) with the Everlasting Abode of Hereafter. For instance, if we consider the Abode of World one digit and the Abode of the Hereafter would be that big number that if we add as much ciphers with the first digit as there are the atoms in the whole universe, even then there will be no comparison in between the mortal world and the eternal Hereafter!
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