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theplains
11-27-2013, 07:23 PM
I had some questions about this passage. From quran.com.

"Divorce is twice. Then, either keep [her] in an acceptable manner or release [her]
with good treatment. And it is not lawful for you to take anything of what you have
given them unless both fear that they will not be able to keep [within] the limits
of Allah . But if you fear that they will not keep [within] the limits of Allah ,
then there is no blame upon either of them concerning that by which she ransoms
herself"

What does it mean "divorce is twice?". How does she ransom herself?

Peace,
Jim
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greenhill
11-27-2013, 10:47 PM
And if he has divorced her [for the third time], then she is not lawful to him afterward until [after] she marries a husband other than him. And if the latter husband divorces her [or dies], there is no blame upon the woman and her former husband for returning to each other if they think that they can keep [within] the limits of Allah .
(2:230)
The next verse, so it is referring to re-marrying the person you have divorced. If divorced for the third time to the same person then they cannot re-marry without the condition as stated is met.

You can get other meanings for ransom with other transliterations.

Peace :shade:
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