• Maryam Fatima

100 Commandments Given in the Quran

Updated: Jul 16, 2020

This is a list of verses exemplifying some of the Quran's main teachings, divided into five categories. For the purpose of simplification, the translations of these verses are not included, but the reference to where it can be found in the Quran is. To view the entire translation of a verse, you can refer to quran.com


What the Quran says on the treatment of others


1. Be good to others (4:36)

2. Do not ridicule others (49:11)

3. Do not insult one another's deities (6:108)

4. Do not oppress others (7:33)

5. Do not burden a person beyond his/her capacity (2:286)

6. Forgive others for their mistakes (7:199)

7. Be dutiful to parents (17. 23)

8. Do not utter a word of disrespect to parents (17:23)

9. Do not enter your parent's room without permission (24:58)

10. Be merciful to children (64:15)

11. Do not kill your children for fear of poverty (17:31) 12. Be kind to women (4:19)

13: Do not marry women by force (4:19)

14. Let women inherit property (4:7)


15. Protect and help those who seek protection (9:6)

16. Protect the orphans (2:220)

17. Honor guests (51:26)

18. Encourage the feeding of the poor (107:3)

19. Do not commit abuse on the earth (2:60)

20. Do not prevent people from going to mosques (2:114)

21. Do not consume one another's wealth unjustly (4:29)

22. Do not devour the property of orphans (4:10)

23. Judge with justice between people (4:58)

24. Try for settlement between people (49:9)

25. Do not kill each other (4:92)

26. Only fight those who fight you (2:190), (60:9)

27. Do not force people to become Muslim (2:256) 28. Treat non-Muslims in a kind and fair manner (60:8)

29. Try to make peace with your spouse (4:128)

30. If you should divorce, do so in an amicable manner (2:231)

31. Wealth of the dead should be distributed among his/her family members (4:7)


32. Be maintainers of justice (4:135)

33. Do not become divided (3:103)

34. Cooperate in righteousness (5:2)

35. Do not be an advocate for deceit (4:105)

36. Repel evil with good (41:34)


What the Quran says on mannerisms/bettering yourself


37. Restrain your anger (3:134) 38. Speak to people mildly (20:44)

39. Lower your voice (31:19)


40. Do not be arrogant (7:13)

41. Do not be miserly (4:37)

42. Do not be envious (4:54)

43. Do not lie (22:30)

44. Do not steal (3:162)

45. Don't spread gossip (24:15)

46. Do not spy or backbite (49:12)

47. Do not be hypocritical (2:44)

48. Do not break promises (2:177)

49. Do not mix the truth with falsehood (2:42)


50. Do not follow anyone blindly (2:170)

51. Order righteousness to people only after practicing it yourself (2:44)

52. Invite people to God with wisdom and good instruction (16:125)

53. Strive against sinful and unlawful acts (5:63)


55. Do not be excessive in eating or drinking (7:31)

56. Spend your wealth in charity (57:7)

57. Do not spend money extravagantly (17:29)


58. Be patient (8:46) (3:200)

59. Engage in fasting (2:183-184)

60. Maintain purity (9:108)

61. Do not speak on issues you have no knowledge of (17:36)

62. Turn away from ill speech (23:3)

63. Do not walk in insolence through the earth (31:18) 64. Walk on the earth in humility (26:63)

65. Do not invalidate charity with reminders (2:264)

66. Save yourself from covetousness (64:16)


67. Don't ask for repayment for favours (76:9)

68. Return a greeting in a better manner (4:86)

69. Be just, even against yourself & relatives (4:135)

What the Quran says on avoiding sin/harmful behaviors


70. Do not gamble (5:90)

71. Do not eat dead animals, blood, or the flesh of swine (5:3)

72. Avoid alcohol and intoxicants (5:90)

73. Do not cooperate in sin and aggression (5:2)

74. Do not have intercourse during menstruation (2:222)


75. Lower your gaze from the opposite sex (24:30-31)

76. Guard your chastity (24:30-31)

77. Do not commit adultery or fornication (17:32)

78. Do not engage in homosexual acts (29:29)

79. Do not engage in incest (4:23)

What the Quran says on business practices


80. Write down the debt (2:282)

81. If a person is in debt and he is having difficulty paying back, give him more time (2:280)

82. Don't consume interest (2:275)

83. Don't engage in bribery (2:188)

84. Do not reduce weight or measure to cheat people (6:152)

85. Decide on affairs with consultation (42:38)

86. Choose rulers by their merit (2:247)

87. A leader should consult with his people (3:159)

What the Quran says on the worship of God


88. Establish the prayer (29:45)

89. Call upon your Lord in prayer (40:60) 90. Pray to your Lord in the morning, evening, and at night (76:30-31)

91. Wash yourself before every prayer (5:6)

92. Wear modest clothing for every prayer (7:31)


93. Strive to memorize the Quran (54:17)

94. Do not invoke any other god besides Allah (28:88)

95. Seek God's forgiveness (73:20)

96. Do not despair of the mercy of God (39:53)

97. Never give up hope of God's mercy (12:87)


98. Think deeply about the wonders of the universe (3:191) 99. Seek help through patience and prayer (2:45)

100. Be in constant remembrance of God (33:41)

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