Qur’anic Verses & Hadith Supporting Harmony in Families



And among His signs is this: that He created for you mates from among yourselves so that you may dwell in tranquility with them. He has put love and mercy between your hearts; in that are signs for those who reflect. (30:21)

…either remain together on equitable terms, or separate with kindness… (2:229)
…live with them on a footing of kindness and equity… (4:19)

Responsibility Towards the Oppressed and the Oppressor

If two parties among the believers fall into a quarrel, make peace between them. But, if one of them transgresses beyond bounds against the other, then all of you should fight against the one that transgresses until the person complies with the command of God; but if the person complies, then make peace between them with justice and be fair, for God loves those who are fair and just (49:9)

Community Responsibility to Stand for Justice

 You are the best community that has been created from mankind. You enjoy what is right and forbid what is wrong. (3:110)

Individual Responsibility to Stand for Justice

O you who believe! Stand out firmly for justice as witnesses to God, even if it is against yourselves, or your parents, or your relatives; and whether it is against someone who is poor. (4:135)
Any why should you not fight in the cause of God and for those who, being weak, are ill treated and oppressed? Men, women and children, whose cry is, “Our Lord! Rescue us from this place where there are oppressors, and raise for us from You one who will protect and help! (4:75)