Free Quran Chapter 65: Divorce (Al-Talaaq)

Learn from GOD about your divine rights as a woman, and that you should stand up for those rights. In this chapter you will learn about your rights as a woman and your responsibilities as a man, when it comes to divorce. If societies followed these laws then women wouldn’t be a big burden on a governments welfare system. This chapter also shows us that divorce should occur peacefully. I personally believe that all couples who easily break up are simply sex partners and not really love partners. Think about that, if you really love someone, then you should obviously know them first. However, many people simply rush into a relationship, desperate for sex or having children. This is completely wrong and will result in divorce or a love-less relationship.

The beauty of the commandments in this chapter is that it puts a lot of responsibility on the man, it shows that he can’t just marry a woman and the divorce her. These commandments demand that the man also takes care of the woman AFTER the divorce. This is amazing news for women around the world, but not all governments enforce this right. So I would like you, the reader, to investigate these rights further throughout the Quran and then file a demand to your government, demanding that all these laws are implemented, or at least as many as possible. The best argument you can use to convince your government is that these laws will reduce women’s dependency on welfare. Which is completely true. If women had these rights, then they would be able to stay at home, without having to move out after a divorce. Also, this will allow her to take care of the child and the father has to pay for everything himself. Which will reduce pressure on the welfare system even more.

Another thing this will cause, is that it will make men more responsible. It will make unwanted pregnancies less common, because men will be forced to provide for the mother and the child with housing, food and clothing. This will solve everything, it will also give the child an opportunity to grow up in a home with both biological parents. Now, of course, if the mother decides to marry someone else, then she has to move, and the child, according to GOD has to stay with the father. This will, again, make the men feel responsible. The feminist system where the child follows the mother by law has caused a devastating burden on the welfare system.

Quran Chapter 65: Divorce (Al-Talaaq)

[65:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

[65:1] O you prophet, when you people divorce the women, you shall ensure that a divorce interim is fulfilled. You shall measure such an interim precisely.* You shall reverence God your Lord. Do not evict them from their homes, nor shall you make life miserable for them, to force them to leave on their own, unless they commit a proven adultery. These are God’s laws. Anyone who transgresses God’s laws commits an injustice against himself. You never know; maybe God wills something good to come out of this.

*65:1 The divorcee’s interim, before becoming eligible for remarriage, is a waiting period of three menstruations. This ensures that the divorcee was not pregnant (2:228).

[65:2] Once the interim is fulfilled, you may reconcile with them equitably, or go through with the separation equitably. You shall have two equitable witnesses witness the divorce before God. This is to enlighten those who believe in God and the Last Day. Anyone who reverences God, He will create an exit for him.

[65:3] And will provide for him whence he never expected. Anyone who trusts in God, He suffices him. God’s commands are done. God has decreed for everything its fate.

[65:4] As for the women who have reached menopause, if you have any doubts, their interim shall be three months. As for those who do not menstruate, and discover that they are pregnant, their interim ends upon giving birth. Anyone who reverences God, He makes everything easy for him.

[65:5] This is God’s command that He sends down to you. Anyone who reverences God, He remits his sins, and rewards him generously.

[65:6] You shall allow them to live in the same home in which they lived with you, and do not make life so miserable for them that they leave on their own. If they are pregnant, you shall spend on them until they give birth. If they nurse the infant, you shall pay them for this service. You shall maintain the amicable relations among you. If you disagree, you may hire another woman to nurse the child.

[65:7] The rich husband shall provide support in accordance with his means, and the poor shall provide according to the means that God bestowed upon him. God does not impose on any soul more than He has given it. God will provide ease after difficulty.

[65:8] Many a community rebelled against the commands of its Lord and against His messengers. Consequently, we held them strictly accountable, and requited them a terrible requital.

[65:9] They suffered the consequences of their decisions; a profound loss.

[65:10] God has prepared for them severe retribution. Therefore, you shall reverence God, O you who possess intelligence and believed. God has sent down to you a message -*

[65:11] a messenger* who recites to you God’s revelations, clearly, to lead those who believe and work righteousness out of the darkness into the light. Anyone who believes in God and leads a righteous life, He will admit him into gardens with flowing streams; they abide therein forever. God will generously reward him.

*65:10-11 The “Messenger” here is clearly the Quran. Verse 10 talks about “sending down a message,” and this points to the Quran as the messenger in 65:11 (Appendix 20).

Seven Universes And Seven Earths*

[65:12] God created seven universes and the same number of earths. The commands flow among them. This is to let you know that God is Omnipotent, and that God is fully aware of all things.

*65:12 Although God created six other planets that are identical to our Earth, there is life only on our planet. Thus, the evolutionists will be shown on the Day of Judgment that life did not just “evolve” on the planet because of its particular circumstances.

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Ahmad Wehbe

Wehbe is a creative artist and philosopher from Sweden with Lebanese roots. He uses various art forms to express emotions, thoughts and to tell stories.

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