Reason for Adam (alaihis salaam’s) children marrying each other

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Q: How Adam (alaihis salaam) and Hawa (alaihas salaam) children got married to each other? How can children marry their own brothers and sisters? 


A: The world belongs to Allah and it is His law that prevails. You do not have the right to question His authority.

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


Answered by:

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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