42:23 and 25:57 and reward verses prove a lot in context of Quran.

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Mohammad (s) does not seek a reward from viewpoint of believers but from the viewpoint of disbelievers, that which they see as a reward and accusation of his false Prophethood from their viewpoint is being explained to be really this and that from the viewpoint that he is a true Prophet.

So the verses can be summarized to "I understand it looks like he is greedy for power, control, and landscaping society morally and leaving a legacy in his offspring and vesting authority to his bloodline from your vantage point of doubt and disbelief, but what is all that when you think about it, but something upon God to do from viewpoint that he is a true Prophet and what is all this rewards you accuse him of but really would be a path to God from viewpoint he is a true Prophet and what is all that but really love in the kin chosen by God and reminder to all nations of the past to present, as God always chose group of guides to guide humanity and linked them through kinship"

Some greater detail:

1. The miracles Mohammad (s) performed, he like previous Messengers (a) was accused of wanting to show superiority and gain control. This means the power display of Mohammad (s) - disbelievers saw it as a way to gain superiority and power over them. In light of that, 42:23 among many accusations - is saying that which you see as a personal reward in terms of gaining superiority and power through miracles, are in fact signs for the power vested in the chosen kin and all you really are being asked is to recognize Mohammad (s) and his family for who they are and accept them for the noble position given by God. This shows his family all can perform such miracles which is confirmed else where in Quran.

2. The verse 25:57 is saying that which you see in terms of Mohammad (s) and Ali (a) performing miracles and accuse them of using power to gain control, is part of how God guides his creation and in fact all that which you see in terms of them having control and authority through such signs in form of miracles, is a path towards God because he proves the Authority of his Guides.

3. Suran Anaam contextually is emphasizing on chosen offspring and being chosen while having kinship in groups:

And this was Our argument which we gave to Ibrahim against his people; We raised in degrees who we wish surely your Lord is Wise, Knowing.
And We gave to him Isaq and Yaqoub; each did We guide, and Nuh did We guide before, and of his descendants, Dawood and Sulaiman and Ayub and Yusuf and Haroun; and this is the way We reward the good.
And Zakariya and Yahya and Isa and Ilyas; and all was of the righteous.
And Ismail and Al-Yasha and Yunus and Lut; and all We made to excel (in) the worlds:
 And from among their fathers and their descendants and their brethren, and We chose them and guided them the straight path.
This is God's guidance, He guides thereby whom He pleases of His servants; and if they had set up others (with Him), certainly what they did would have become ineffectual for them.
These are they to whom We gave the book and the wisdom and the prophecy; then if these disbelieve in it: we have already entrusted with it a people who are not disbelievers in it.
These are they whom God guided, therefore follow their guidance. Say: I do not ask you for it any reward that it is only a reminder to the nations.

In light of this, the Quran is saying, that which you accuse Mohammad (s) of wanting to set up a monarchy in his bloodline and vest authority in his offspring, is in fact, the way of God in the past. Zakariya's (a) prayer also shows part of the wisdom of this, is to limit the people who can claim authority and successorship. It is in fact, a reminder not only to the worlds and nations of our time and future, but in fact, it has consistently been the way God reminds of himself and his light to all nations of the past.

4. Surah Shu'ara (Poets)

These verses show that which the Messengers (a) are accused of in terms of seeking a reward is in fact upon God to do from the viewpoint they are true Prophets.

5. Surah Sheba

All the accusations that make Mohammad (s) as a benefit, is in fact not for his benefit but for our benefit, it is all for our sake for his reward (that we accuse him of) is in fact upon God to do, because it benefits us.

In summary: Mohammad (s) doesn't benefit from people, people benefit from Mohammad (s).  Going to the reward verse 42:23, we can see love of his family is also for our benefit, and they too don't benefit from the people if they are obeyed but are a favor of God and people benefit if they love them and submit to their chosen authority.

These verses are vividly clear when thought about contextually with respect to Quran and when the heart doesn't pay attention to Iblis' magic and doesn't let devils playfully corrupt the words from their proper places.

By the name of God, the (universally) Compassionate, The (extremely) Compassionate; for the unity of the Togetherness; Is their unity in the journey in the winter and summer. So let them Worship the Lord of this household. The one who fed them from hunger and gave them security from fear.


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