The most significant feature of the Qur’an is that it is the words of Allah, the Most High. This obviously means it is the absolute, indisputable truth, and that its legislation is perfectly balanced and completely just. It presents the essential teachings of the faith and the laws that regulate and govern human life.
This surah treats what continues to be the most urgent social problem faced by mankind: the threat to the family and to family life upon which a healthy society is built. Within it are clear instructions regarding the social manners to which a believer must adhere in both his public and private life.