Getting married to the woman one committed zina with

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Q: If a man had sex with a woman earlier, then he wants to marry the same woman, can he do it? Is it permissible in Islam?


A: Yes it is permissible to get married. However they should sincerely repent and seek Allah Ta’ala’s forgiveness for the sin they had committed.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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