24:1

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹This is˺ a sûrah which We have revealed and made ˹its rulings˺ obligatory, and revealed in it clear commandments so that you may be mindful.

24:3

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

A male fornicator would only marry a female fornicator or idolatress. And a female fornicator would only be married to a fornicator or idolater. This is ˹all˺ forbidden to the believers.1

24:5

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

except those who repent afterwards and mend their ways, then surely Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

24:9

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

and a fifth oath that Allah may be displeased with her if he is telling the truth.1

24:10

Dr. Mustafa Khattab

˹You would have suffered,˺ had it not been for Allah’s grace and mercy upon you, and had Allah not been Accepting of Repentance, All-Wise.