World Religions

Word Faiths – Spouses

Symbol of Islam: Crescent Moon and StarAnd one of His Signs is this, that He has created wives for you from among yourselves that you may find peace of mind in them, and He has put love and tenderness between you. In that surely are Signs for a people who reflect.

Islam, the Holy Qur’an, 30:22

Symbol of Islam: Crescent Moon and StarThe best among you is he who is best to his wife, and I am the best of you to my wives.

Islam, Saying of the Holy Prophet (sa), Sunan Ibn Majah

Symbol of Islam: Crescent Moon and StarI love everything for the sake of God Almighty, whether it is my wife, my children, or my friends. My relationship with everyone is for the sake of Allah Almighty.

Islam, the Promised Messiah (as), Malfuzat – Volume II, p. 184

Symbol of Judaism: The Star of DavidHe who loves his wife as himself; who honours her more than himself; who rears his children in the right path, and who marries them off at the proper time of their life, concerning him it is written: ‘And you will know that your home is at peace.’

Judaism, Talmud, Yebamot 62

Husbands should love their wives as they do their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. For no one ever hates his own body, but he nourishes and tenderly cares for it, just as Christ does for the church.

Christianity, The Bible, Ephesians 5:28-29

Not those are true husband and wife that with each other [merely] consort: Truly wedded are those that in two frames, are as one light.

Sikhism, Adi Granth, Var-Suhi-Ki, M.3, p. 788

The moral man finds the moral law beginning in the relation between man and woman, but ending in the vast reaches of the universe.

Confucianism, Doctrine of the Mean 12

Symbol of Hinduism: AumA virtuous wife who, after the death of her husband, constantly remains chaste even though she have no son, will reach heaven just as do men living a life of renunciation.

Hinduism, Laws of Manu 5.160