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What Does The Noble Qur’an Command and Forbid?—Part One

October 9, 2014

NOTE: I am reading Bosnian and English translations of the meaning of the Arabic Qur’an. The translations often do not do the justice to the original Arabic Qur’an, so please keep this in mind. Also, I want to say that I am not an official Qur’an scientist nor do I specialize in the Sharia Law. Sharia Law contains the commandments that I am listing, but it also is composed of hadiths (written traditions attributed to Prophet Muhammad pbuh and his companions, and which are in separate books, secondary in authority on Islam ).

Lying  is forbidden (2:42)
Practice what you preach (2:44)
Be respectful of the environment (2:60)
People have a right to enter mosques (2:114)
Do not follow anyone blindly (2:170)
Keep your promises (2:177)
Bribery is forbidden (2:188)
You may fight others ONLY if they fight you (2:190)
Be mindful of the etiquettes of war (2:191)
You are obligated to take care of the orphans (2:220)
No sexual intercourse with women if they are menstruating (2:222)
Muslim women should breast feed children for two complete years(2:233)
Choose leaders that are worthy to rule based on their actions/deeds (2:247)
Do not force people into religion (2:256)
If you give charity, do not fuss about it so that you nullify it (2:264)
Help those in need (2:273)
Consumption of interest is forbidden (2:275)
Be kind to people who owe you, and give them more time if needed to return the debt (2:280)
Make a written contract for loans/debts (2:282)
Keep the trust (2:283)
Spying and backbiting is forbidden (49:12)
Muslims must believe in all Prophets  (2:285)
Do not burden a person beyond his scope (2:286)
Do not become divided (3:103)
Restrain Your Anger (3:134)
Do not use faulty language (3:159)
There is no difference between sexes in terms of rewards for good deeds (3:195)
Women also have the right for inheritance (4:7)
Do not devour the property of orphans (4:10)
Do not marry those in your blood relation (4:23)
Do not consume one another’s wealth unjustly (4:29)
Men are leaders of their families (4:34)
Treat others well (4:36)
Do not be miserly (4:37)
Do not keep envy (4:54)
Judge with justice between people (4:58)
Do not kill each other (4:92)
Do not be an advocate for deceitful (4:105)
Standout firmly for justice (4:135)
Cooperate in righteousness (5:2)
Do not cooperate in sin and aggression (5:2)
Dead animals, blood, the flesh of swine are prohibited (5:3)
Be just (5:8)
Punish for crimes in an exemplary way (5:38)
Strive against sinful and unlawful (5:63)
Avoid intoxicants and alcohol (5:90)
Do not gamble (5:90)
Do not insult others’ deities (6:108)
Having majority is not a criterion of truth (6:116)
Do not cheat people when doing trade (6:152)
Do not be arrogant (7:13)
Eat and Drink, But Be Not Excessive (7:31)
Wear good clothes during prayer times (7:31)
Be forgiving toward others (7:199)
Protect and help those who seek protection (9:6)
Keep Purity (9:108)
Never give up hope of Allah’s Mercy (12:87)
Invitation to God should be with wisdom and good instruction (16:125)
No one will bear others’ sins (17:15)
Serve parents (17:23)
Be respectful in your language with your parents (17:23)
Do not spent money extravagantly (17:29)
Do not kill your children for fear of poverty (17:31)
Do not approach out of wedlock sexual intercourse (17:32)
Do not pursue that of which you have no knowledge (17:36)
Speak to people mildly (20:44)
Keep aloof from what is vain (23:3)
When visiting someone’s home, seek permission to enter (24:27)
Allah will provide security for those who believe only in Allah (24:55)
Do not enter parents’ private room without asking permission (24:58)
Lower gaze (24:30)
Walk on earth in humility (25:63)
Do not neglect your portion of this world (28:77)
Invoke not any other god along with Allah (28:88)
Do not engage in homosexuality (29:29)
Enjoin right, forbid wrong (31:17)
Do not walk in insolence through the earth (31:18)
Lower your voice (31:19)
Women should not display their finery/body parts (33:33)
Do not be despair of the mercy of Allah (39:53)
Repel evil by good (41:34)
Decide on affairs by consultation (42:38)
Try for settlement between people (49:9)
You must not ridicule others (49:11)
Avoid suspicion (49:12)
Honor guests (51:26)
Spend wealth in charity (57:7)
No Monasticism in religion (57:27)
Treat non-Muslims in a kind and fair manner (60:8)
Save yourself from covetousness (64:16)
Seek forgiveness of Allah. He is Forgiving and Merciful (73:20)
Do not repel one who asks (93:10)
Encourage feeding poor (107:3)
Seek Justice (5:42) (49:9)
Protect women and children from oppression(4:75)

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