According to the Qur'an, if one commits a sin, such as a sexual act but not actual intercourse, are they supposed to tell their future spouse?

For example, this might be as a result of not knowing right or wrong before puberty and repented and feel ashamed.


A sin performed by a child is not recorded.

رفع القلم عن ثلاثة عن النايم حتى يستيقظ وعن الصبي حتى يحتلم وعن المجنون حتى يعقل

The pen has been lifted from three: a sleeper till he awakes, a boy till he reaches puberty, and a lunatic till he comes to reason.

Sunan Abu Daud

There is no need to tell the spouse, there is no evidence to suggest that a person must divulge their sins to their spouses, instead the instruction given is to conceal it.

  • Salam i am aware of this is there anything in the quran also? – Iram Ahmed Jun 30 '17 at 14:32
  • It is in the Qur'an also under Muhammad 47:33, so the hadiths in the answer apply. – III-AK-III Jul 1 '17 at 1:26

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