Tag: Oath

Breaking An Oath You Must Feed Poor People Or Freeing A Slave Quran 5:89

Background The verse was revealed after the treaty of Hudaibiyah (Mawdudi). It is a Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammed Asad and Anwarul Bayan). Analysing Verse “Allah does not call you to account for what is vain in your oaths, but He calls you to account for the making of deliberate oaths; so its expiation is… Read More ›

Quran 9:3 ‘Dissolution Of Oaths’

Qur’an 9:3 – “…Allah and His Messenger are free from liability to the idolaters…” Critics claim for the above verse that the pagan idolaters did nothing wrong and somehow Muhammed deceived them by breaking the ‘dissolution’. However, such baseless claims hold no weight when we read the verses before and after. The verse in its… Read More ›