”In a nut shell. God’s instructions are very straightforward:
To the messenger: Say ...
To believers: Obey the messenger”
The verses in the Quran where Allah said to the Prophet [as] "QUL" (Say). These are not Prophet's own words but the words are from Allah . However, in these verses, Allah specifically commanded Prophet ... 'QUL' (SAY): [number of verse = 324.]
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