There’s no automatic relationship between a sound or written symbol and the meaning it’s intended to convey. The whole and part of a text are working simultaneously together to form a text’s true meaning. That means, to truly understand the meaning of any part, we have to first come to know the whole.
Traditional interpretations of verse 4:34 seem to give husbands permission to commit violence against their spouse. Is this consistent with other Qur’anic verses?