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Wives of Prophet Muhammad

There are several verses in the holy Quran talking about the wives of Prophet Muhammad. However, nowhere in the holy Quran any particular of his wife name is mentioned. If anybody reads all the below verses of the holy Quran one can see that like any other couples there were significant bickering time to time between the prophet and his wives.

God even severely warned and threatened to his wives for divorcing. Yes, Prophet Muhammad was also a human being so this type of situation was not unexpected. The prophet had to deal with daily affairs like any other human beings.


[The Quran 33:6]  The prophet is closer to the believers than they are to each other, and his WIVES are like mothers to them. The relatives ought to take care of one another in accordance with GOD’s scripture. Thus, the believers shall take care of their relatives who immigrate to them, provided they have taken care of their own families first. These are commandments of this scripture.

[33:28]  O prophet, say to your WIVES, “If you are seeking this life and its vanities, then let me compensate you and allow you to go amicably.

[33:30]  O WIVES of the prophet, if any of you commits a gross sin, the retribution will be doubled for her. This is easy for GOD to do.

[33:32]  O WIVES of the prophet, you are not the same as any other women, if you observe righteousness. (You have a greater responsibility.) Therefore, you shall not speak too softly, lest those with disease in their hearts may get the wrong ideas; you shall speak only righteousness.

[33:50]  O prophet, we made lawful for you your WIVES to whom you have paid their due dowry, or what you already have, as granted to you by GOD. Also lawful for you in marriage are the daughters of your father’s brothers, the daughters of your father’s sisters, the daughters of your mother’s brothers, the daughters of your mother’s sisters, who have emigrated with you. Also, if a believing woman gave herself to the prophet – by forfeiting the dowry – the prophet may marry her without a dowry, if he so wishes. However, her forfeiting of the dowry applies only to the prophet, and not to the other believers. We have already decreed their rights in regard to their spouses or what they already have. This is to spare you any embarrassment. GOD is Forgiver, Most Merciful.

[33:53]  O you who believe, do not enter the prophet’s homes unless you are given permission to eat, nor shall you force such an invitation in any manner. If you are invited, you may enter. When you finish eating, you shall leave; do not engage him in lengthy conversations. This used to hurt the prophet, and he was too shy to tell you. But GOD does not shy away from the truth. If you have to ask his WIVES for something, ask them from behind a barrier. This is purer for your hearts and their hearts. You are not to hurt the messenger of GOD. You shall not marry his WIVES after him, for this would be a gross offense in the sight of GOD.

[33:59]  O prophet, tell your WIVES, your daughters, and the WIVES of the believers that they shall lengthen their garments. Thus, they will be recognized (as righteous women) and avoid being insulted. GOD is Forgiver, Most Merciful.

[66:1]  O you prophet, why do you prohibit what GOD has made lawful for you, just to please your WIVES? GOD is Forgiver, Merciful.

[66:3]  The prophet had trusted some of his WIVES with a certain statement, then one of them spread it, and GOD let him know about it. He then informed his wife of part of the issue, and disregarded part. She asked him, “Who informed you of this?” He said, “I was informed by the Omniscient, Most Cognizant.”

[The Koran 66:5]  If he (Prophet Muhammad) divorces you, his Lord will substitute other WIVES in your place who are better than you; submitters (Muslims), believers (Mu’mins), obedient, repentant, worshipers, pious, either previously married, or virgins.



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