Marrying one’s ex-wife’s daughter (from a previous marriage)

Q: Is it permissible for one to marry his ex-wife’s daughter (from a previous marriage)? A: It is impermissible. حرمت عليكم أمهاتكم وبناتكم وأخواتكم … وأمهات نسآئكم وربائبكم اللاتى فى حجوركم من نسآئكم اللاتى دخلتم بهن فإن لم تكونوا دخلتم بهن فلا جناح عليكم” (سورة النساء الآية 23) و حرم …

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The position of Nikaah in Islam

Q: What status does Nikaah hold in Islam? A: Nikaah is an emphasised Sunnah of Rasulullah (Sallallahu Alaihi Wasallam). Hence, if a person possesses the means to get married and is able to fulfil the obligations of Nikaah, he should get married. النكاح من سنتي (رواه ابن ماجه في سننه …

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Equality between a young and old wife

Q: If a person has two wives, one young and one old, is equality waajib between both? A: Equality is waajib between both. ( والبكر والثيب والجديدة والقديمة والمسلمة والكتابية سواء ) لإطلاق الآية. (الدر المختار 3/206) Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

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