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Qu'ran prohibits Muslims to become prostitutes

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Submitted by Machi Fandi (Singapore), Jun 11, 2011 at 18:35

Does Qu'ran allow Muslims to become prostitutes? (All the verses below are from Qu'ran that is translated by Mohsin-Khan)

No, the Qu'ran does not legalize prostitutes. The following are the extract verse to discourage Muslims to become prostitutes: An-Noor #24: #3, "The adulterer-fornicator marries not but an adulteress-fornicatress or a Mushrikah, and the adulteress-fornicatress none marries her except an adulterer-fornicator or a Muskrik [and that means that the man who agrees to marry (have a sexual relation with) a Mushrikah (female polytheist, pagan or idolatress) or A PROSTITUTE, then surely he is either an ADULTERER-FORNICATOR, or a Mushrik (polytheist, pagan or idolater). And the woman who agrees to marry (have a sexual relation with) a Mushrik (polytheist, pagan or idolater) or an adulterer-fornicator, then she is either a PROSTITUTE or a Mushrikah (female polytheist, pagan, or idolatress)]. SUCH A THING IS FORBIDDEN TO THE BELIEVERS (OF ISLAMIC MONOTHEISM). " As the phrase, a prostitute, is mentioned in An-Noor #24:#3 with the phrase, an adulterer-fornicator, it implies that Qu'ran regards those prostitutes as adulterers-fornicators. The phrase, such a thing is forbidden to the believers (of Islamic Monotheism), at the end of An-Noor #24:#3 implies that the Book of Qu'ran has a high standard for all Muslims and demand them not to become prostitutes.

Quran only allows Muslims to have one to four wives only if marriages are legalized. Or in other words, the marriages have been done lawfully

Al-Hijr #15:71, "[Lut (Lot)] said: "These (the girls of the nation) are my daughters (TO MARRY LAWFULLY), if you must act (so)."

Hud #11: #78, "And his people came rushing towards him, and since aforetime they used to commit crimes (sodomy), he said: "O my people! Here are my daughters (i.e. the women of the nation), THEY ARE PURER FOR YOU (IF YOU MARRY THEM LAWFULLY). So fear Allah and degrace me not with regard to my guests! Is there not among you a single right-minded man?"

Take note of the phrase, marry lawfully, is mentioned above. This phrase implies that Qu'ran holds a high standard about the sex that Muslims have to be lawfully married in order to have one to four wives. Thus, it discourages Muslims to become prostitutes. As the phrase, marry lawfully, is mentioned in Qu'ran, it implies that Allah only allows sex once Muslims have gone through traditional custom of marriage and is legally accepted in the country.

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