or authorized translations from Quran.com, saying essentially the same things, although Dawood is more literal, direct and blunt.
Below is also a summary of the koranic view of women, as well as relevant videos by Muslim authorities, expressing a very typical attitude towards women.
A believing slave-girl is better than an idolatress, although she may please you.
Nor shall you wed idolaters, unless they embrace the Faith.” Quran 1, “The Cow,” Dawood, p. “Enjoin believing women to turn their eyes away from temptation and to preserve their chastity; not to display their adornments (except such as are normally revealed); to draw their veils over their bosoms and not to display their finery except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands’ fathers, their sons, their step-sons, their brothers, their brothers’ sons, their sisters’ sons, their women-servants, and their slave-girls; male attendants lacking in natural vigour, and children who have no carnal knowledge of women.
The Koran also contains more equitable commentary on women, although these verses are widely ignored, even or especially in Islamic/sharia law and particularly by “radical” or of men, to be treated accordingly.
Whether or not a master is exhorted to be kind, fair and just to his slaves, the fact of their slavery remains.
The same shall apply to those [of your wives] who have not yet menstruated.” Quran 65:4, “Divorce,” Dawood, p. Child marriages were common.”] “[Forbidden to you are] married women, except those whom you own as slaves.” Quran , “Women,” Dawood, p.
81 “You shall not wed pagan women, unless they embrace the Faith.
Muslim men may marry up to four wives, including prepubescent girls, and can own sex slaves.But if he had no children and the parents [alone] inherit from him, then for his mother is one third.And if he had brothers [or sisters], for his mother is a sixth, after any bequest he [may have] made or debt.But if you fear that you cannot maintain equality among them, marry one only or any slave-girl you may own.” Quran 4:3, “Women,” Dawood, p.76 “If you are in doubt concerning those of your wives who have ceased menstruating, know that their waiting period shall be three months.34 “Men have authority over women because God has made the one superior to the other, and because they spend their wealth to maintain them. They guard their unseen parts because God has guarded them.As for those from whom you fear disobedience, admonish them and forsake them in beds apart, and beat them.” Quran , “Women,” Dawood, p.Muslims are not allowed to marry non-Muslims, unless the latter convert to Islam.Women must cover themselves and be seen only by relatives, eunuchs, slaves and children who have not yet had sex with women.But those [wives] from whom you fear arrogance – [first] advise them; [then if they persist], forsake them in bed; and [finally], strike them.But if they obey you [once more], seek no means against them.