If someone dies having stomach cancer will they become a martyr in Jannah and have their sins forgiven? I know its for diarrhea, drowning, wall falling and ofc Jihad but what about Stomach Cancer?

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    I am afraid if you declare everyone dying from any disease than that will be too much. Also this status of martyr is not FULL FLEDGE, i heard their are 70 levels of martyr, and this type of martyr who is not martyred in a fight for islam gets only 1 of those. – Zia Ul Rehman Mughal Aug 15 '16 at 6:08
  • One can't confirm it nor deny it totally – Medi1Saif Aug 16 '16 at 11:18

In the name of Allah.


In the hadith of the prophet (peace be on him) he said:

حَدَّثَنَا أَبُو عَاصِمٍ، عَنْ مَالِكٍ، عَنْ سُمَىٍّ، عَنْ أَبِي صَالِحٍ، عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ، عَنِ النَّبِيِّ صلى الله عليه وسلم قَالَ ‏ "‏ الْمَبْطُونُ شَهِيدٌ، وَالْمَطْعُونُ شَهِيدٌ ‏"‏‏.‏

The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "He (a Muslim) who dies of an abdominal disease is a martyr, and he who dies of plague is a martyr."


Sahih al-Bukhari 5733

Allah knows best.

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  • Evidences are good, but they are not self-explanatory. Please consider reading How to Answer and editing your answer and elaborating how your evidence should be understood! – Medi1Saif Aug 18 '16 at 5:10

To martyr is to give your life to Allah. Before you become extremely ill, perhaps you can volunteer your time helping others as a way to bring praise to Allah as well as feel good about yourself. In Mathew 25:40, Jesus said "Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me." It is my belief that Allah shares the same attitude about volunteering, helping others, and self sacrifice. Good luck and may peace be upon you.

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  • The bible has no authority in islam, nor do textually baseless interpretations. – G. Bach Aug 17 '16 at 15:52
  • According to this page: islam101.com/religions/christianity/christ_islam.html , Jesus was "A very elect and highly esteemed messenger of God. No Muslim is a Muslim if he does not believe this." – Russell Hankins Aug 17 '16 at 16:44
  • That much is true, but that doesn't mean muslims derive any beliefs or rules from the bible. – G. Bach Aug 17 '16 at 17:27

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