Tag: slavery

Surah 24:33 – Obligatory To Enter Into A Contract To Free A Slave?

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammed Asad and Ibn Kathir) Analysing Verse “But let them who find not [the means for] marriage abstain [from sexual relations] until Allah enriches them from His bounty. And THOSE WHO SEEK A CONTRACT [for eventual emancipation] from among whom your right hands possess – THEN MAKE A CONTRACT WITH… Read More ›

Tafsir On Surah 24:31-32

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammad Asad and Ibn Kathir) Analysing Verses “And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [necessarily] appears thereof and to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their chests and not expose their adornment… Read More ›

An Early Injunction To Marry Captives, Slaves Quran 4:25

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Anwarul bayan, 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. You [believers] are of one another. SO… Read More ›

What Happened To The Woman In Deuteronomy 21:10-14?

It is often the case among some Christian missionaries to twist and misrepresent the Bible in order to suit their 21st-century worldview. Christian missionaries too embarrassed of certain verses they want to make the Bible adapt to liberal, Secular values. In doing this, they go out of their way to give an alien and deceptive… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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