English Translation and Commentary of the Holy Quran (2010)

by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Chapter 65: At-Talaq — Divorce (Revealed at Madinah: 2 sections, 12 verses)


This chapter deals in the first half with certain rules regarding divorce; hence its title. The second half gives a warning to the opponents and shows that the Holy Prophet had brought them light. The date of revelation may be assigned approximately as 6 A.H.

List of Sections (Rukus):

  1. Supplementary Divorce Rules (Verses 65:1–65:7)
  2. Makkah Warned (Verses 65:8–65:12)