Tag: slavery

Zakat Funds To Free Slaves Surah 9:60

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in debt and for the cause of Allah and for the… Read More ›

Quran 4:25 An Order To Marry Slaves (End of Slavery)

Background This verse was revealed after battle of Uhud (Mawdudi). Madinan verse (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse “And whoever among you cannot [find] the means to marry free, believing women, then [he may marry] from those whom YOUR RIGHT HANDS POSSESS OF BELIEVING SLAVE GIRLS. And Allah is most knowing about your faith…. Read More ›

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 ›

To Be Kind And Do Good To Humankind – Quran 4:36

Background The verse was revealed in Madinah, just after the battle of Uhud (Mawdudi). Analysing Verse “Worship Allah and associate nothing with Him, and to parents DO GOOD, and to relatives, orphans, the needy, the near neighbor, the neighbor farther away, the companion at your side, the traveler, AND THOSE WHOM YOUR RIGHT HANDS POSSESS…. Read More ›

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Marriage With “Slaves”: Surah 4:3

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “And if you fear that you will not deal justly with the orphan girls, then MARRY those that please you of [other] women, two or three or four. But if you fear that you will not be just, THEN [MARRY ONLY] one or those YOUR RIGHT HAND… Read More ›

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A Closer Look At Awtas Incident In Relation To Quran 4:24

Kaleef K. Karim Although we have written about Surah 4:24 and the time of its revelation, we are going to look over some of the claims once again, to get a better understanding of this incident historically. We showed that the verse (Q. 4:24) was revealed in relation to the battle of Hunayn, where the… Read More ›

2 Samuel 13:14 And Deuteronomy 21:14

We continue to seek and analyse Deuteronomy 21:14, to see what the true historical reading for it was. This is the 6th piece on the Hebrew word ‘anah’ (inna). We looked in the previous articles (1, 2, 3, 4, 5), that Deuteronomy 21:14 showed that the slave-women mentioned were forced into marriage, and raped: Deuteronomy… Read More ›

“Rape” In Ezekiel 22:11 And Deuteronomy 21:14?

We look yet again at the Hebrew word ‘anah’ (inna) in relation to Deuteronomy 21:14, Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like and want to marry. 12 TAKE HER… Read More ›

Biblical Law Forces Rapist To Marry Victim (‘anah/inna’)

We continue to examine the Hebrew ‘anah’ (inna) in this fourth piece. Previously (which can be seen here, here, and here) we mentioned how some have argued that the captive women mentioned in Deuteronomy 21:10-14 were treated humanely, no rape took place, they claim. However, as we looked at the Hebrew words closer, we seen… Read More ›

Hebrew Word ‘anah’ (inna) Carries The Meaning Of ‘Rape’?

Deuteronomy 21:10-14 has been noted by some that the ‘provisions’ laid out in the passage are ‘remarkable’, ‘compassionate’ and ‘humanistic’. Let’s read: Deuteronomy 21:10-14 Good News Translation (GNT) “10 When the Lord your God gives you victory in battle and you take prisoners, 11 you may see among them a beautiful woman that you like… Read More ›

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