Continued from Part VI

Transliteration is from The Clear Quran by Dr. Mustafa Khattab

Bismillah ir-rahman ir-raheem
(In the name of God the most compassionate most merciful),


Don’t call the Prophet how you call others’ (24:63)
"Do not treat the Messenger’s summons to you ˹as lightly˺ as your summons to one another.1 Allah certainly knows those of you who slip away, hiding behind others.2 So let those who disobey his orders beware, for an affliction may befall them, or a painful torment may overtake them.”

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Try to make peace between Husband and Wife (4:128)
If a woman fears indifference or neglect from her husband, there is no blame on either of them if they seek ˹fair˺ settlement, which is best. Humans are ever inclined to selfishness.1 But if you are gracious and mindful ˹of Allah˺, surely Allah is All-Aware of what you do.”

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Those who can should continue to spend on those less fortunate (24:22)
"Do not let the people of virtue and affluence among you swear to suspend donations to their relatives, the needy, and the emigrants in the cause of Allah. Let them pardon and forgive. Do you not love to be forgiven by Allah? And Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.”

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Don’t enter homes without permission & return if refused entry (24:27-28)
“O believers! Do not enter any house other than your own until you have asked for permission and greeted its occupants. This is best for you, so perhaps you will be mindful.

If you find no one at home, do not enter it until you have been given permission. And if you are asked to leave, then leave. That is purer for you. And Allah has ˹perfect˺ knowledge of what you do.”

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Don’t sit with those who mock religion until they change the subject (4:140)
"He has already revealed to you in the Book that when you hear Allah’s revelations being denied or ridiculed, then do not sit in that company unless they engage in a different topic, or else you will be like them. Surely Allah will gather the hypocrites and disbelievers all together in Hell.”

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Say it’s not appropriate to talk of slander when it’s mentioned to you  (24:16)
"If only you had said upon hearing it, “How can we speak about such a thing! Glory be to You ˹O Lord˺! This is a heinous slander!”

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If required to ask the Prophet’s wives, then do so from behind a screen  (33:53)
"O believers! Do not enter the homes of the Prophet without permission ˹and if invited˺ for a meal, do not ˹come too early and˺ linger until the meal is ready. But if you are invited, then enter ˹on time˺. Once you have eaten, then go on your way, and do not stay for casual talk. Such behaviour is truly annoying to the Prophet, yet he is too shy to ask you to leave. But Allah is never shy of the truth. And when you ˹believers˺ ask his wives for something, ask them from behind a barrier. This is purer for your hearts and theirs. And it is not right for you to annoy the Messenger of Allah, nor ever marry his wives after him. This would certainly be a major offence in the sight of Allah."