What is the meaning of the “being forgotten by of Allah” mentioned in a Hadith?

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What is the meaning of the “being forgotten by of Allah” mentioned in a Hadith?
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Abu Said and Abu Hurairah narrate: “The messenger of Allah (PBUH) said: “On the day of Judgment, man is taken to the presence of Allah to give account. Allah asks him: 

“Did I not give you ears, eyes, property and offspring? Did I not give you an opportunity to rule over animals and farming? Did I not make you the chief of them and leave you free to benefit from it? Have you ever thought that you would meet Me? And he would say: No. Thereupon Allah will say: “Well, We forget you as you forgot Us. (Just like you did in the worldly life)” (Tirmidhi, Qiyamah 7, (2430). 

Explanation of the Hadith: 

This hadith informs us that a person will be sentenced to oblivion by Allah unless he favors the benefactions that were given to him. Allah’s forgetting a person means to expose that person to torture, and to prevent him from being saved by not making His mercy being manifested.

(See Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Canan, Al-Kutubu's-Sitta's translation and explanation)

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