Question: Can cousins get married in Islam?

But as far as we consider Islam, it gives open permissions to marry your first cousin, even in Quran marrying these relations are separately highlighted. Even our Prophet PBUH had married to his cousin Zaynab Bint Jahash. Also, not marrying your cousin because of this reason is against the faith on Allah(SWT).

Is it halal to marry your first cousin?

Cousin marriage is definitely not a religious thing. Its not required of you in Islam, its just left very open and very vague. Even for people in the Pakistani culture, its very dependent on your family and how youre brought up.

Can cousins legally get married?

While it may be presumed that an ancestor or descendant of the person would include a first cousin, it does not. So, while it is illegal (for good reason) to marry your parents or your grandparents, you are legally able to marry your first cousin.

What does the Bible say about relationships with siblings?

Matthew 5:23-24 “Therefore if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and reconcile to them; then come and offer your gift.”

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