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FACTS: Why is the eating of ‪pork‬ forbidden in ‪Islam‬?

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Source: The Deen Show TV

The fact that consumption of pork is prohibited in Islam is well known. The following points explain various aspects of this prohibition:

1. Pork prohibited in Qur’an

The Qur’an prohibits the consumption of pork in no less than 4 different places. It is prohibited in 2:173, 5:3, 6:145 and 16:115.

“Forbidden to you (for food) are: dead meat, blood, the flesh of swine, and that on which hath been invoked the name of other than Allah.”

Al-Qur’an 5:3

The above verses of the Holy Qur’an are sufficient to satisfy a Muslim as to why pork is forbidden.

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