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Sura 33
Aya 40
ما كانَ مُحَمَّدٌ أَبا أَحَدٍ مِن رِجالِكُم وَلٰكِن رَسولَ اللَّهِ وَخاتَمَ النَّبِيّينَ ۗ وَكانَ اللَّهُ بِكُلِّ شَيءٍ عَليمًا

Yusuf Ali

Muḥammad is not the father of any of your men, but (he is) the Apostle of God, and the Seal of the Prophets:1 and God has full knowledge of all things.
  • When a document is sealed, it is complete, and there can be no further addition. The holy Prophet Muḥammad closed the long line of Apostles. God’s teaching is and will always be continuous, but there has been and will be no Prophet after Muḥammad. The later ages will want thinkers and reformers, not Prophets. This is not an arbitrary matter. It is a decree full of knowledge and wisdom, “for God has full knowledge of all things.”