Verse (35:2) Ref: Tafsir Ibn Kathir
Whatever of mercy (i.e.of good), Allâh may grant to mankind, none can withhold it, and whatever He may withhold, none can grant it thereafter. And He is the All Mighty, the All Wise. (Fatir 35:2)
A similar verse (ayat) is:
(And if Allah touches you with harm, there is none who can remove it but He; and if He intends any good for you, there is none who can repel His favor) (10:107)
Allah Allah tells us that what He wills, happens, and what He does not will, does not happen. None can give what He withholds, and none can withhold what He gives.
Imam Ahmad recorded that Warrad, the freed slave of Al-Mughirah bin Shu`bah, said, “Mu`awiyah wrote to Al-Mughirah bin Shu`bah, saying, `Write for me what you heard from the Messenger of Allah .’ So Al-Mughirah called me and I wrote for him: `I heard the Messenger of Allah say when he finished praying,
`And I heard him forbid gossiping, asking too many questions and wasting money, burying girls alive, disobeying one’s mother, and withholding from others while asking from them.”’ This was also recorded by Al-Bukhari and Muslim, with several chain of narration.
It was recorded in Sahih Muslim that Abu Sa`id Al-Khudri, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “When the Messenger of Allah raised his head from bowing, he would say: