Malik - Sura: 66. At-Tahrim - The Prohibition

  1. O Prophet! Why do you make something unlawful, which Allah has made lawful to you in seeking to please your wives? Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

  2. Allah has already given you absolution from such oaths. Allah is your Master and He is the Knowledgeable, the Wise.

  3. When the Prophet confined a secret to one of his wives, she disclosed this secret to another and Allah informed him about it, the Prophet made known to the said wife a part of it and avoided mentioning the rest. So when he told her about this disclosure, she asked: "Who told you this?" He replied: "I was informed by Him Who is All-Knowing, All-Aware."

  4. If you both (Hafsah and Aeysha) turn in repentance to Allah - for your hearts have sinned - you shall be pardoned; and if you back up each other against him (the Prophet), then you should know that his protectors are Allah, Gabriel and all righteous believers, furthermore the angels too are his supporters.

  5. It may well be that, if he divorce you all, his Rabb will give him in your place better wives than yourselves, submissive, faithful, obedient, penitent, worshippers and keepers of fasting; be they previously married or virgins.

  6. O believers! Save yourselves and your families from hellfire, whose fuel is men and stones; in the charge of fierce and mighty angels who never disobey Allah's command and who promptly do what they are commanded to do.

  7. They will say to the unbelievers: "O unbelievers! Make no excuses for yourselves this Day. You are being rewarded according to your deeds."

  8. O believers! Turn to Allah in sincere repentance. It may well be that your Rabb will remove from you your sins and admit you to gardens beneath which rivers flow. On that Day Allah will not humiliate the Prophet and those who believe with him. Their light will shine in front of them and on their right, and they will say: "Our Rabb! Perfect our light for us and grant us forgiveness, for You have power over all things."

  9. O Prophet! Make Jihad (struggle including war) against the unbelievers and the hypocrites and deal sternly with them. Hell shall be their home, and that is an evil abode!

  10. Allah has set an example to the unbelievers in the wife of Nuh (Noah) and the wife of Lut (Lot). They were married to two of Our righteous servants, but they betrayed them. In no way could their husbands protect them from Allah. Both of them were told: "Enter the fire, along with those who enter."

  11. And for the believers Allah has set an example in the wife of Fir'on (Pharaoh), who said: "My Rabb! Build for me a house as a special favor from You in paradise, deliver me from Fir'on and his misdeeds, and save me from the wicked nation."

  12. Another example is in the life of Maryam, the daughter of `Imran, who guarded her chastity, and into whose womb We breathed of Our spirit, who testified to the words of her Rabb, and His scriptures, and was one of the obedient.


Sura 65Sura 67