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Book: The Qur'an

Chapter: 49. The Private Rooms

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43781


This sūra deals with the conduct of the Prophet’s followers in their interactions with him and each other. It concludes with a criticism of the bedouin Arabs. Q49 takes its name from a word that is said to refer to the private living quarters of the Prophet’s wives (Q49.4).

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  • A.J. Droge ( - adroge)