Often, one tends to make oaths in the heat of the moment. Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat explains that this ayat refers to a man swearing not to have sexual relations with his wife for four months, more or less. He unpacks the various scenarios and details the waiting period for the divorced woman. This section ends with the rule of Shariah regarding the mutual rights and duties of men and women.
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