Coercion in the Qur’an



[2:62] Those who believe (Muslims), and those who follow the Jewish (scriptures), and the Christians and the Sabians, any who believe in God and the Last Day, and work righteousness, shall have their reward with their Lord; on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.
[2:256] Let there be no compulsion in religion: Truth stands out clear from Error: whoever rejects evil and believes in god has grasped the trust worthiest handhold that never breaks; and God hears and knows all things.
[4:19] O you who believe! You are forbidden to inherit women against their will. Nor should you treat them with harshness, that you may take away part of the dower you have given them, except where they have been guilty of open lewdness; on the contrary live with them on a footing of kindness and equity. If you take a dislike to them it may be that you dislike a thing, and God brings about through it a great deal of good.
 [5:69] Those who believe, those who follow the Jewish (scriptures), and the Sabians and the Christians—any who believe in God and the Last Day, and work righteousness—on them shall be no fear, nor shall they grieve.
[9:1] A (declaration) of immunity from God and His Messenger, to the pagans with whom you have contracted mutual alliances:
[9:2] Go you, then, for four months, backwards and forwards, (as you will), throughout the land, but know that you cannot frustrate God (by your falsehood) but that God will cover with shame those who reject Him.
[9:3] an announcement from God and His Messenger, to the people (assembled) on the day of the Great Pilgrimage—that God and His Messenger dissolve (treaty) obligations with the pagans. If then, you repent, it will be best for you; but if you turn away, know that you cannot frustrate God; and proclaim a grievous penalty on those who reject faith.
[9:4] (But the treaties are) not dissolved with those pagans with whom you have entered into alliance and who have not subsequently failed you in aught, nor aided anyone against you. So fulfill your engagements with them to the end of their term: for God loves the righteous.
[9:5] But when the forbidden months are past, then fight and slay the pagans wherever you find them, and seize them, beleaguer them, and wait for them in every stratagem (of war); but if they repent, and establish regular prayers and practice regular charity, then open the way for them; for God is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
[9:6] If one amongst the pagans ask you for asylum, grant it to him, so that he may hear the word of God; and then escort him to where he can be secure; that is because they are men who know naught.
[9:7] How can there be a covenant, with God and His Messenger, with the pagans, except those with whom you made a treaty near the Sacred Mosque? As long as these stand true to you, you ought to stand true to them; for God loves the righteous.
[9:8] How (can there be such a covenant), seeing that if they get an advantage over you, they respect not in you the ties either of kinship or of covenant? With (fair words from) their mouths they entice you, but their hearts are averse from you; and most of them are rebellious and wicked.
[9:9] The Signs of God have they sold for a miserable price, and (many) have they hindered from His way; evil indeed are the deeds they have done.
[9:10] In a believer they respect not the ties either of kinship or of covenant; it is they who have transgressed all bounds.
[9:11] But (even so), if they repent, establish regular prayers, and practice regular charity, they are your brethren in faith; (thus) do We explain the Signs in detail, for those who understand.
[9:12] But if they violate their oaths after their covenant, and taunt you for your faith, you ought to fight the chiefs of disbelief; for their oaths are nothing to them; that thus they may be restrained.
[9:13] Will you not fight people who violated their oaths, plotted to expel the Messenger, and took the aggressive by being the first (to assault) you? Do you fear them? Nay, it is God Whom you should more justly fear, if you believe!
[9:14] Fight them, and God will punish them by your hands, cover them with shame, help you (to victory) over them, and heal the believers,
[9:15] still the indignation of their hearts; for God will turn (in mercy) to whom He will; and God is All-Knowing, All Wise.
[9:16] Or do you think that you shall be abandoned, as though God did not know those among you who strive with might and main, and take none for friends and protectors except God, His Messenger, and the (community of) believers; but God is well-acquainted with (all) that you do.
[9:17] It is not for such as join gods with God, to visit or maintain the mosques of God while they witness against their own souls to infidelity. The works of such bear no fruit; in fire shall they dwell.
[9:18] The mosques of God shall be visited and maintained by those who believe in God and the Last Day, establish regular prayers, and practice regular charity, and fear none (at all) except God. It is they who are expected to be on true guidance.
[10:99] If it had been your Lord's Will, they would all have been made to believe, all who are on earth; you should not then compel people, against their will, to believe.
[16:106] Anyone who, after accepting faith in God, utters Unbelief—except under compulsion, his heart remaining firm in faith—but such as open their breast to disbelief, on them is Wrath from God, and theirs will be a dreadful penalty
[22:17] Those who believe, the Jews, and the Sabians, Christians, Magians, and Polytheists, God will judge between them on the Day of Judgment: for God is witness of all things.
[24:33] Let those who find not the wherewithal for marriage keep themselves chaste, until God gives them means out of His grace. If any of your slaves ask for a deed in writing (to enable them to earn their freedom for a certain sum), give them such a deed if you know any good in them; do give them something out of the means which God has given to you. However, force not your maids to prostitution when they desire chastity, in order that you may make a gain in the goods of this life. If anyone compels them, yet, after such compulsion, is God Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful (to them).

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