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These verses prove Sunnah is revelation in addition to Qur'anic revelation:

"And whatever the Messenger has given you - take; and what he has forbidden you - refrain from." [Quran 59:7]

"O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and do not invalidate your deeds." [Quran 47:33]

"...So let those beware who dissent from the Prophet's order, lest fitnah strike them or a painful punishment." [Quran 24:63]

"And whoever contradicts and opposes the Messenger after the right path has been shown clearly to him, and follows other than the believers' way, We will direct him to what he has chosen and expose him to Hell, what an evil destination." [Qur'an 4:115]

"Certainly did Allah confer [great] favor upon the believers when He sent among them a Messenger from themselves, reciting to them His verses and purifying them and teaching them the Book and wisdom, although they had been before in manifest error." [Quran 3:164]

The Prophet (saw) said: "I do not want to see any one of you reclining on his couch and, when he hears of my instructions or prohibitions, saying "I don't accept it; we didn't find any such thing in the Book of Allah." (Tirmidhi)

The Messenger of Allah (saw) led us in prayer one day, then he turned to us and exhorted us strongly . . . (he said), "Pay attention to my sunnah (way) and the way of the Rightly-guided Khalifahs after me, adhere to it and hold fast to it." (Abu Dawud)

Imam Shafi'i said:

"I do not know of anyone among the Sahabah and Tabi'een who narrated a report from the Messenger of Allah (saw) without accepting it, adhering to it and affirming that this was sunnah. Those who came after the Tabi'een, and those whom we met did likewise: they all accepted the reports and took them to be sunnah, praising those who followed them and criticizing those who went against them. Whoever deviated from this path would be regarded by us as having deviated from the way of the Companions of the Prophet (saw) and the scholars who followed them, and would be considered as one of the ignorant."

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