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Does the Qur'an Allow Sex with Slaves / Concubines ?

To this day in the so-called "Muslim" world, men have sexual relations with many slaves or servants despite being married. As with many so-called "authentic" Islamic teachings, this is another innovation that violates Quranic teachings.

In the Qur'an, marriage is continuously stressed as the only way for men and women to come together and form a relationship and where sexual activity can take place. This concept is so important, that a worldly punishment for anyone having sex with any other than his or her married spouse is deserving of one-hundred lashes (24:2).

According to the Qur'an, one has to be married to them ("those posessed by right hands" definition of which, is not the subject of this article) and cannot have sex with them without being married to them:

وَمَنْ لَمْ يَسْتَطِعْ مِنْكُمْ طَوْلا أَنْ يَنْكِحَ الْمُحْصَنَاتِ الْمُؤْمِنَاتِ فَمِنْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَانُكُمْ مِنْ فَتَيَاتِكُمُ الْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَاللَّهُ أَعْلَمُ بِإِيمَانِكُمْ بَعْضُكُمْ مِنْ بَعْضٍ فَانْكِحُوهُنَّ بِإِذْنِ أَهْلِهِنَّ وَآتُوهُنَّ أُجُورَهُنَّ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ مُحْصَنَاتٍ غَيْرَ مُسَافِحَاتٍ وَلا مُتَّخِذَاتِ أَخْدَانٍ فَإِذَا أُحْصِنَّ فَإِنْ أَتَيْنَ بِفَاحِشَةٍ فَعَلَيْهِنَّ نِصْفُ مَا عَلَى الْمُحْصَنَاتِ مِنَ الْعَذَابِ ذَلِكَ لِمَنْ خَشِيَ الْعَنَتَ مِنْكُمْ وَأَنْ تَصْبِرُوا خَيْرٌ لَكُمْ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَحِيمٌ

"If any of you who do not have the means to marry free women who are believing, you may marry believing girls from whom your right hands possess. Allah knows best about your faith; you are all same in that respect. Marry them with the approval of their families and give them their gifts (dowries) correctly and courteously as married women, not in fornication or taking them as lovers. When they are married, if they commit adultery they should receive half the punishment  of (ordinary) chaste women. This is for those of you who are afraid of falling into sin. But being patient is better for you. Allah is Ever-forgiving, Most Merciful." (Qur'an 4:25)

Therefore, when Allah says:

"Those who guard their chastity, except with their wives/husbands and those whom their right hands possess." (Qur'an 70:29-30)

The ones "whom their right hands possess" have to be married to them according to 4:25.

Yet, this Quranic law is ignored by these so-called Muslims when it is clearly there, preferring instead to adapt to the way of life dictated through hearsay. Yet they show themselves, to be followers of the Qur'an. In the name of Allah and Islam, they fornicate and commit adultery! 

"When they commit an indecent act (Fahish / فَاحِشَة), they say, "We found our fathers doing it and Allah commanded us to do it too." Say: "Allah does not command indecency (fahshaa / فَحْشَاء), or do you say things about Allah you do not know?" (Qur'an, 7:28)

So called men who show themselves to be knowledgeable, really do not submit to Allah, since they ignore Allah's Book - they only pretend to themselves and others, misguiding other people from Allah's way.

"But there is a sort of person who pays for distracting Hadith حَدِيث, intending, without knowledge, to lead others away from Allah's way, and to make a mockery of it. These will have a humiliating punishment! And when Our Verses are recited to such a person, he turns away arrogantly, as if he had not heard them! as if there were heaviness in his ears! Give him good news of a painful punishment!" (Qur'an 31:6-7)

"When he learns something from our Verses, he scorns them! Such people will have a humiliating punishment!". (Qur'an 45:9)

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