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(and the SAQ)
- 4:36 "(Show) kindness unto parents, and unto near
kindred, and orphans, and the needy, and unto the neighbour who is of kin (unto you) and
the neighbour who is not of kin, and the fellow-traveller and the wayfarer and (the slaves)
whom your right hands possess."
- 4:92 "It is not for a believer to kill a believer
unless (it be) by mistake. He who hath killed a believer by mistake must set free a
believing slave, and pay the blood- money to the family of the slain, unless they remit
it as a charity. If he (the victim) be of a people hostile unto you, and he is a
believer, then (the penance is) to set free a believing slave."
- 23:5-6 "And who guard their modesty - Save from their
wives or the (slaves) that their right hands possess."
- 24:31 "And tell the believing women to lower their
gaze and be modest, and to display of their adornment only that which is apparent, and to
draw their veils over their bosoms, and not to reveal their adornment save to their own
husbands or fathers or husbands' fathers, or their sons or their husbands' sons,
or their brothers or their brothers' sons or sisters' sons, or their women, or their
- 24:58 "O ye who believe! Let your slaves, and
those of you who have not come to puberty, ask leave of you at three times (before
they come into your presence)."
- 33:25-26 "Allah repulsed the disbelievers in
their wrath; they gained no good. Allah averted their attack from the believers. Allah is
ever Strong, Mighty. And He brought those of the People of the Scripture who supported them
down from their strongholds, and cast panic into their hearts. Some ye slew, and ye made
- 33:50 "O Prophet! Lo! We have made lawful unto
thee thy wives unto whom thou hast paid their dowries, and those whom thy right hand
possesseth of those whom Allah hath given thee as spoils of war."
- 33:55 "It is no sin for them (thy wives) to
converse freely) with their fathers, or their sons, or their brothers, or their brothers'
sons, or the sons of their sisters or of their own women, or their slaves."
What the Bible says about Slavery