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Sura 49
Aya 2
يا أَيُّهَا الَّذينَ آمَنوا لا تَرفَعوا أَصواتَكُم فَوقَ صَوتِ النَّبِيِّ وَلا تَجهَروا لَهُ بِالقَولِ كَجَهرِ بَعضِكُم لِبَعضٍ أَن تَحبَطَ أَعمالُكُم وَأَنتُم لا تَشعُرونَ

Muhammad Asad

O you who have attained to faith! Do not raise your voices above the voice of the Prophet,1 and neither speak loudly to him, as you would speak loudly to one another,2 lest all your [good] deeds come to nought without your perceiving it.
  • This has both a literal and a figurative meaning: literal in the case of the Prophet's Companions, and figurative for them as well as for believers of later times - implying that one's personal opinions and predilections must not be allowed to overrule the clear-cut legal ordinances and/or moral stipulations promulgated by the Prophet (cf. 4:65 and the corresponding note 84).
  • I.e., address him, or (in later times) speak of him, with unbecoming familiarity.