Knowledge of Unseen Ilm e Ghaib In Islam

Generally known definition of elum e ghaib is "Knowledge of Uknown is called Elum e Ghaib"
Correct Definition of Elum e Ghaib is knowledge of unknown WITH OUT ANY SOURCE is called Elum e Ghaib.

First we need to understand the true definition of Elum e Gaib it will help us in understanding Ayats.

Quran:13.Ar-Ra'd: 8-9

Allah knows what every female carries and what the wombs lose [prematurely] or exceed. And everything with Him is by due measure.The knower of the unseen and the seen, the Great, the Most High.

Quran:31.Luqman: 34

Indeed, Allah [alone] has knowledge of the Hour and sends down the rain and knows what is in the wombs. And no soul perceives what it will earn tomorrow, and no soul perceives in what land it will die. Indeed, Allah is Knowing and Acquainted.

Here Quran is referring to ELUM e GAIB means no one has the knowledge of Unseen except ALLAH . Allah gave example of Womb of mother that you don,t know what is in womb of mother because you don't know unseen
Like saying that you don't know what is behind wall.

Here source comes :

When u see what is in womb of mother through some source then it is no more unseen . u r seeing it through some source then u r telling what is in womb of mother it is not knowledge of unseen because you are knowing it through some source.
Quran didn't say that u cannot invent such tool which can see that what is in womb of mother. Quran is referring to unseen.

When your are telling what is happeing behind wall and in Afganistan through media or any other source Then this Elum will not b consider as Elum e Ghaib.

Quran 72 26

The Knower of the unseen! so He does not reveal His secrets to any,Except to him whom He chooses as a messenger; for surely He makes a guard to march before him and after him,

Quran:3.Al-'Imran: 44

That is from the news of the unseen which We reveal to you, [O Muhammad]. And you were not with them when they cast their pens as to which of them should be responsible for Mary. Nor were you with them when they disputed.

Today I know what happened with ESSA(a.s) how ADAM(a.s) and HAWA(a.s) expelled from janat. What will happen after death.These are all news of unseen and Allah gave me this knowledge of unseen and my source is QURAN.I will never say that I have keys of Unseen because am using source and am knowing through some source

Quran:81.At-Takwir: 24

And Muhammad is not a withholder of [knowledge of] the unseen.

Quran Anam 59

And with him (Allah (SWT))are the keys of the Ghaib. None knows it but he, and he knows whatever is in land and the sea; not a leaf falls but he knows it, there is not a grain in the darkness of the earth nor anything fresh or dry, but is written in a clear record

Quran 12 102

This is of the announcements relating to the unseen (which) We reveal to you, and you were not with them when they resolved upon their affair, and they were devising plans

In 81 24 ALLAH clearly said that Muhammad(s.a.w) is the withholder of Unseen means He(s.a.w) dont have the knowldge of unseen rather I am giving him some news and some knowledge of Unseen He(s.a.w) is getting his knowldege through source through Wahi.

Allah has given him some special limited knowledge which was unseen for Muhammad s.a.w). Whole QURAN was totally unseen but Allah gave Muhammad(s.a.w) that unseen knowledge . Muhammad(s.a.w) source was differentand our source was Muhammad(s.a.w).
Nither We nor Muhammad(s.a.w) got knowledge without any Source.Sourceless and unlimited knowledge of Unseen is only with Allah and which is real Elum e gaib.

Some people in Josh of "Ishq e Rasool" and in reality in hatred of some sect
do GHULU openly say that Nabi(s.a.w) knwowledge was LA-MEHDOOD Limitless and his own Which is pure Shirk e Akbar

O People of the Kitaab! Do not commit ghulu' (excess) in your Deen and do not speak about Allah, but the Haqq (truth)

(Surah Nisaa, aayat 171)

In Short

1. Allah's Knowledge is Eternal, Prophet (SAW)' Knowledge was not eternal۔
2. Allah's Knowledge Is Zaati, Prophet (SAW)'s Knowledge Is Granted (by Allah)
3. Allah's Knowledge Is Infinite, Prophet (SAW)'s Knowledge is Finite
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