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Marriage

Last updated: 12th February 2006
Question ID: #1447
Short URL: http://qa.muftisays.com/?1447
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salif
12th February 2006

 

As-salaamu Alaikum sheikh,

Is it permissible for a muslim man to marry a second wife without the knowlege of his first wife, particularly if the second wife is not a muslim?




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Answer last updated on:
19th February 2006
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Bismihi Ta'ala


On the outset, a Muslim male is not permitted to marry a non-Muslim female. Knowledge or lack of knowledge on behalf of the first wife of this marriage will not effect the ruling.


And Allah knows best.