﴿11﴾ وَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا وَلَيَعْلَمَنَّ الْمُنَافِقِينَ
11.“ And certainly Allah knows those who believe, and certainly He knows the hypocrites.”
Beliefin theknowledge ofAllah is the factor of abandoning hypocrisy.
It is only Allah Who knows the true and false believers, and therefore in this verse the Qur’ān says:
certainly He knows the hypocrites.”
If some simple-minded people think that they can be far from the dominance of the knowledge of Allah by concealing the facts, they are in a manifest err.
Again we repeat that the application of the word hypocrites here is not the evidence upon thinking that these verses were revealed in Medina. It is true that the subject of hypocrisy usually appears after the victory of a group and forming government whenthe opponents change their features and form hidden organizations, but, as it was said before, hypocrisy has a vast scope of meaning and it envelops the persons of weak belief who change their faith by a little pressure.
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