Surah Al-Mujadilah

In the Name of Allaah (1,590 bytes)

1. Indeed Allh has heard the statement of her (Khaulah bint Tha'labah) that disputes with you (O Muhammad ) concerning her husband (Aus bin AsSmit), and complains to Allh. And Allh hears the argument between you both. Verily, Allh is All-Hearer, All-Seer.

2. Those among you who make their wives unlawful (Az-Zihr) to them by saying to them "You are like my mother's back." They cannot be their mothers. None can be their mothers except those who gave them birth. And verily, they utter an ill word and a lie. And verily, Allh is Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.

3. And those who make unlawful to them (their wives) (by Az-Zihr) and wish to free themselves from what they uttered, (the penalty) in that case (is) the freeing of a slave before they touch each other. That is an admonition to you (so that you may not return to such an ill thing). And Allh is All-Aware of what you do.

4. And he who finds not (the money for freeing a slave) must fast two successive months before they both touch each other. And for him who is unable to do so, he should feed sixty of Miskn (poor). That is in order that you may have perfect Faith in Allh and His Messenger. These are the limits set by Allh. And for disbelievers, there is a painful torment.

5. Verily, those who oppose Allh and His Messenger (Muhammad ) will be disgraced, as those before them (among the past nation), were disgraced. And We have sent down clear Ayt (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.). And for the disbelievers is a disgracing torment.

6. On the Day when Allh will resurrect them all together (i.e. the Day of Resurrection) and inform them of what they did. Allh has kept account of it, while they have forgotten it. And Allh is Witness over all things.

7. Have you not seen that Allh knows whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is on the earth? There is no Najwa (secret counsel) of three, but He is their fourth (with His Knowledge, while He Himself is over the Throne, over the seventh heaven), nor of five but He is their sixth (with His Knowledge), not of less than that or more, but He is with them (with His Knowledge) wheresoever they may be; and afterwards on the Day of Resurrection, He will inform them of what they did. Verily, Allh is the All-Knower of everything.

8. Have you not seen those who were forbidden to hold secret counsels, and afterwards returned to that which they had been forbidden, and conspired together for sin and wrong doing and disobedience to the Messenger (Muhammad ). And when they come to you, they greet you with a greeting wherewith Allh greets you not, and say within themselves: "Why should Allh punish us not for what we say?" Hell will be sufficient for them, they will burn therein, and worst indeed is that destination!

9. O you who believe! When you hold secret counsel, do it not for sin and wrong-doing, and disobedience towards the Messenger (Muhammad ) but do it for Al-Birr (righteousness) and Taqwa (virtues and piety); and fear Allh unto Whom you shall be gathered.

10. Secret counsels (conspiracies) are only from Shaitn (Satan), in order that he may cause grief to the believers. But he cannot harm them in the least, except as Allh permits, and in Allh let the believers put their trust .

11. O you who believe! When you are told to make room in the assemblies, (spread out and) make room. Allh will give you (ample) room (from His Mercy). And when you are told to rise up [for prayers, Jihd (holy fighting in Allh's Cause), or for any other good deed], rise up. Allh will exalt in degree those of you who believe, and those who have been granted knowledge. And Allh is Well-Acquainted with what you do.

12. O you who believe! When you (want to) consult the Messenger (Muhammad ) in private, spend something in charity before your private consultation. That will be better and purer for you. But if you find not (the means for it), then verily, Allh is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

13. Are you afraid of spending in charity before your private consultation (with him)? If then you do it not, and Allh has forgiven you, then (at least) perform As-Salt (IqmatasSalt) and give Zakt and obey Allh (i.e. do all what Allh and His Prophet order you to do). And Allh is All-Aware of what you do.

14. Have you (O Muhammad ) not seen those (hypocrites) who take for friends a people upon whom is the Wrath of Allh (i.e. Jews)? They are neither of you (Muslims) nor of them (Jews), and they swear to a lie while they know.

15. Allh has prepared for them a severe torment. Evil indeed is that which they used to do.

16. They have made their oaths a screen (for their evil actions). Thus they hinder (men) from the Path of Allh, so they shall have a humiliating torment.

17. Their children and their wealth will avail them nothing against Allh. They will be (the) dwellers of the Fire, to dwell therein forever.

18. On the Day when Allh will resurrect them all together (for their account), then they will swear to Him as they swear to you (O Muslims). And they think that they have something (to stand upon). Verily, they are liars!

19.  Shaitn (Satan) has overtaken them. So he has made them forget the remembrance of Allh. They are the party of Shaitn (Satan). Verily, it is the party of Shaitn (Satan) that will be the losers!

20. Those who oppose Allh and His Messenger (Muhammad ), they will be among the lowest (most humiliated).

21. Allh has decreed: "Verily! It is I and My Messengers who shall be the victorious." Verily, Allh is All-Powerful, All-Mighty.

22. You (O Muhammad ) will not find any people who believe in Allh and the Last Day, making friendship with those who oppose Allh and His Messenger (Muhammad ), even though they were their fathers, or their sons, or their brothers, or their kindred (people). For such He has written Faith in their hearts, and strengthened them with Rh (proofs, light and true guidance) from Himself. And We will admit them to Gardens (Paradise) under which rivers flow, to dwell therein (forever). Allh is pleased with them, and they with Him. They are the Party of Allh. Verily, it is the Party of Allh that will be the successful.