Guests wanting to sign-up as members MUST first introduce themselves in detail at Zainab's Lounge, accessible from Muslim Villa's Guestbook Board (top sticky post titled "Zainab's Lounge"). Approval of members is at the discretion of the MV Team. You have arrived at a place of serious learning through mutual consultation where we have zero tolerance for trouble-makers, narcissists and needless disputants. We simply stand for what is compatible with the Sublime Quran regardless of titles such as "traditionalism" or "modernism."
Muslim Villa
August 10, 2020, 03:17:19 pm
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
 
  Home Help Search Arcade Gallery Links Staff List Calendar Login Register  

Islamophobes misinterpreting V.4:3 on marriage to orphans


+-
Shoutbox
July 07, 2020, 11:23:26 am N. Truth Seeker: InshAllah, vaccine will come but might take a bit of time.
July 07, 2020, 11:22:43 am Heba E. Husseyn: Exactly ... !
July 07, 2020, 11:22:10 am Zeynab: World stuck in a pandemic desperately needs a vaccine.
July 07, 2020, 11:21:18 am N. Truth Seeker: lol true.
July 07, 2020, 11:20:59 am N. Truth Seeker: Very soon it will be neck deep.
July 07, 2020, 11:20:23 am Heba E. Husseyn: Dr. Fauci in US says country is knee-deep in pandemic.
May 30, 2019, 06:15:49 am Zeynab: Alhudulilah, yes sister Ruhi.  Time flies in this fleeting world.  May Allah The Almighty accept our hard work in the permanent world.  That's the real success.
May 30, 2019, 03:43:58 am Ruhi_Rose: Jumaa-tul-widaa (farewell to Ramadan) tomorrow Friday 31.  How time flies!  Ya Allah, keep us close to Your mercy.
View Shout History
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Send this topic  |  Print  
Author Topic: Islamophobes misinterpreting V.4:3 on marriage to orphans  (Read 166 times)
Zeynab
TEAM MV Founder
Admin
Hero Member
*
Posts: 4714



WWW
Badges: (View All)
« on: July 17, 2018, 07:56:04 am »



 BismEm


"And if you fear that you will not deal fairly by the orphans, marry of the women, who seem good to you, two or three or four; and if you fear that you cannot do justice (to so many) then one (only) or that your right hands possess. Thus it is more likely that you will not do injustice."    4:3 [An-Nissa].

 
Trouble-makers with little power of understanding who haven't followed this Verse, have misinterpreted it claiming that for "fair treatment Muslims are allowed to marry up to four orphans which would make fair treatment more difficult."   Well, that's exactly what the Noble Quran is stating that if you cannot treat more than one wife fairly, then you must have only one wife.  Before that, in the same Verse, The Almighty says that if someone is inclined to unjust treatment towards orphans (taking advantage of their helpless situation), then such men must not marry orphans at all.  Instead they should marry free believing women who seem suitable to them and who aren't orphans, up to a maximum of four.  But again, if they feel they will not be able to handle it right by providing fair treatment to all four wives, then they should have only one wife. 

This Verse refers to a practice prevalent in the days of Ignorance.  The male guardians of  orphan girls would often marry them for their beauty or wealth with the intention of controlling their lives as orphans had no one to defend their cause and thus this practice often resulted in mistreatment of female orphans. 

Secondly, in pre-Islamic days men could marry unlimited number of women, as many as they wished and regardless of their financial status.  Verse 4:3 also limits the maximum number of wives to four, only IF the husband can deal fairly with four.  This includes not only personal feelings but also equitable dealing concerning finances.


Report Spam   Logged

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

Heba E. Husseyn
TEAM MUSLIM VILLA Villa Artisan
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 3729



WWW
Badges: (View All)
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2018, 04:41:11 am »

Thank you Sis.   

Who's spreading the misinterpretation .... the  answering-Islam guys or someone else?

Report Spam   Logged

Zeynab
TEAM MV Founder
Admin
Hero Member
*
Posts: 4714



WWW
Badges: (View All)
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2018, 05:04:16 am »



Welcomed Sis.   Though answering-Islam is very capable of such misinterpretations, I came across some Islamophobes saying this in a Hadithist group at Facebook.
Report Spam   Logged

Heba E. Husseyn
TEAM MUSLIM VILLA Villa Artisan
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 3729



WWW
Badges: (View All)
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2018, 07:13:28 am »



Ah, I see.  And didn't the hadithers say anything?
Report Spam   Logged

Zeynab
TEAM MV Founder
Admin
Hero Member
*
Posts: 4714



WWW
Badges: (View All)
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2018, 07:17:55 am »



No they didn't say a word nor did I expect them to.  They are seldom interested in correcting misinformation.   So I posted the rejoinder here and put up its link there.  No one responded to it.
Report Spam   Logged

Heba E. Husseyn
TEAM MUSLIM VILLA Villa Artisan
Hero Member
*****
Posts: 3729



WWW
Badges: (View All)
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2018, 07:20:45 am »



You did the right thing Sis.  No one responded because they had nothing to say.  The Islamophobes were busted, and the hadithsers couldn't refute either.
Report Spam   Logged


Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Send this topic  |  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by EzPortal
Scammers & spammers will be reported | If you borrow MV contents you must mention our link with hypertext | MV Team is not responsible for comments by members or guests.
Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum


Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy