Surah 66 Banning - At-Tahrim, 12 verses (Madina)
In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.
- O Prophet! Why holdest thou to be forbidden that
which God has made lawful to thee? Thou seekest to
please thy consorts. But God is Oft-Forgiving, Most
- God has already ordained for you, (O men), the
dissolution of your oaths (in some cases): and God is
your Protector, and He is Full of Knowledge and Wisdom.
- When the Prophet disclosed a matter in confidence
to one of his consorts, and she then divulged it (to
another), and God made it known to him, he confirmed
part thereof and repudiated a part. Then when he told
her thereof, she said, "Who told thee this? "He said,
"He told me Who knows and is well-acquainted (with all
- If ye two turn in repentance to Him, your hearts
are indeed so inclined; But if ye back up each other
against him, truly God is his Protector, and Gabriel,
and (every) righteous one among those who believe,- and
furthermore, the angels - will back (him) up.
- It may be, if he divorced you (all), that God will
give him in exchange consorts better than you,- who
submit (their wills), who believe, who are devout, who
turn to God in repentance, who worship (in humility),
who travel (for Faith) and fast,- previously married or
- O ye who believe! save yourselves and your families
from a Fire whose fuel is Men and Stones, over which
are (appointed) angels stern (and) severe, who flinch
not (from executing) the Commands they receive from
God, but do (precisely) what they are commanded.
- (They will say), "O ye Unbelievers! Make no excuses
this Day! Ye are being but requited for all that ye
- O ye who believe! Turn to God with sincere
repentance: In the hope that your Lord will remove from
you your ills and admit you to Gardens beneath which
Rivers flow,- the Day that God will not permit to be
humiliated the Prophet and those who believe with him.
Their Light will run forward before them and by their
right hands, while they say, "Our Lord! Perfect our
Light for us, and grant us Forgiveness: for Thou hast
power over all things."
- O Prophet! Strive hard against the Unbelievers and
the Hypocrites, and be firm against them. Their abode
is Hell,- an evil refuge (indeed).
- God sets forth, for an example to the Unbelievers,
the wife of Noah and the wife of Lut: they were
(respectively) under two of our righteous servants, but
they were false to their (husbands), and they profited
nothing before God on their account, but were told:
"Enter ye the Fire along with (others) that enter!"
- And God sets forth, as an example to those who
believe the wife of Pharaoh: Behold she said: "O my
Lord! Build for me, in nearness to Thee, a mansion in
the Garden, and save me from Pharaoh and his doings,
and save me from those that do wrong";
- And Mary the daughter of 'Imran, who guarded her
chastity; and We breathed into (her body) of Our
spirit; and she testified to the truth of the words of
her Lord and of His Revelations, and was one of the
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