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Can a Muslim man marry for the 4rth time?

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Can a Muslim man marry for the 4rth time?


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Allah Says in the Holy Quran Chapter 4 Surah Nisaa verse 3:

3 If ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly with the orphans marry women of your choice: two, or three, or four; but if ye fear that ye shall not be able to deal justly (with them) then only one, or those that your right hands possess. That will be more suitable to prevent you from doing injustice.


Dear and beloved Sister in Islam, Allah Subhanah has permitted and given the option to the believing men that if they so will and choose, they may marry and keep an absolute maximum of four wives at any one time. The one and only condition Islam has laid upon the believers who wish to exercise the option of marrying more than once, is that they be absolutely just and equal in the treatment of their wives. Thus if one fears that they might not be able to do justice amongst their multiple wives, then they should satisfy themselves with only one wife.


Your Question: Can a Muslim man marry for the 4rth time?

Dear and beloved Sister, Islam has not laid any restriction on the number of times a believer (man or woman) may marry; but Islam has only restricted the maximum number of wives one may keep at any one time: four.


Thus it is absolutely lawful for a believer to marry any number of times, provided he does not have more than four wives at any one time.


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