Women who are forbidden for marriage because of kinship ?
Allah, may He be exalted, has mentioned women who are forbidden in marriage because of kinship. Allah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Forbidden to you (for marriage) are: your mothers, your daughters, your sisters, your father’s sisters, your mother’s sisters, your brother’s daughters, your sister’s daughters…” [al-Nisa’ 4:23]. Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him) said: These are seven who are forbidden in marriage, according to the text and scholarly consensus; none of the scholars differed concerning this. End quote from al-Sharh al-Mumti‘, 12/53. They are: 1. The mother, which includes grandmothers on both the father’s and mother’s […]