Family Values

Surah 33: Family Values

  1. Proclaim real parentage. (Adoption is not permitted.) 33:5
  2. The prophet [Muhammad] is closer to believers than their own selves. And his wives are like their own mothers. 33:6
  3. If Muhammad's wives are good, Allah will give them "an immense reward." 33:28-29
  4. The wives of Muhammad will be punished double for lewdness. (And that is easy for Allah.) 33:30
  5. The wives of Muhammad are not like other women. They must not leave their houses. 33:32-33
  6. When Allah or Muhammad decide that a man and a woman should marry, they must marry. 33:36
  7. Allah gave Zeyd to Muhammad in marriage. This was so that all Muslims would know that it's OK to marry your adopted son's ex-wife. 33:37
  8. Allah says it is lawful for Muhammad to marry any woman, and however many women, he wants. 33:50-51
  9. If men must speak to Muhammad's wives they must speak from behind a curtain. And no one must ever marry one of his wives. 33:53
  10. But it's OK for Muhammad's wives to talk with certain people. 33:55
  11. Women must cover themselves when in public. 33:59