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Book: The Qur'an

Chapter: 33. The Factions

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43765


This sūra deals mainly with the Prophet’s marriage to a woman formerly married to his adopted son, as well as with other matters concerning his wives. It receives its title from the description of an attack against the believers of the city of Yathrib by ‘factions’ of their enemies (Q33.9–27).

Chapter Contributors

  • A.J. Droge ( - adroge)