Zaris al-Kanasi narrated that he went to see Imam Baqir (a.s) with several other people including Hamran ibn Aein. Hamran said: “O’ May I be your devoted servant! When we read the verse: “Whatever misfortune happens to you is because of the things your hands have wrought.” [The Holy Quran: Shura ] 42:30 does it mean that the misfortunes that happened to the Prophet (a.s) and Ameer al-Momineen (a.s) and the Holy Household were due to sins?” Imam Baqir (a.s) replied: “O’ Hamran! Their misfortunes were not due to sins. But their misfortunes were so extensive that they will get rewarded for them.”

Hadith 1722 from the book Mishkatul anwar fi ghurur il akhbar

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