Questions tagged [adultery]

A form of Zina (illegal sexual intercourse) between a married person and someone who is not their spouse.

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Why does the Quran perscribe only lashing for fornicators but doesn't mention the stoning of adulterers?

I am wondering why the Quran only says what the punishment is for unmarried fornicators but does not mention the stoning of adulterers ( which seems to be a much more serious crime and a much more ...
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Is it true that there were verse(s) of the Quran dictating the stoning of adulterers?

So I seem to recall there was a hadith by Aisha which describes that there were verses eaten by a sheep which dictated the ruling of stoning adulterers and I'm wondering if this is authentic and if so,...
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Why is there no worldly punishment prescribed for dealing with interest?

It seems that interest ( riba) was said to be worse than adultery. I am wondering if that's the case, why is there no worldly punishment prescribed for ones who engage in interest but yet adulterers ...
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Not allowed to have sex because of her parents

Asalamu alaikum brothers and sisters, The situation is that I live in Europe and my wife lives in Pakistan because I have not finished my study yet to have proper income for bringing my wife to ...
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If unmarried Muslim has sex with married non-Muslim, is this considered Fornication or Adultery

Would the unmarried Muslim in this situation have committed Zina or Adultry? If the answer is Zina, is it because the Muslim is unmarried or is it because the non-Muslim’s marriage is not considered ...
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Should one stay away from one's girlfriend during the month of Ramadan?

Assalamu Alaikum. A brother is living in the same room with his girlfriend, and he intends to observe the month of Ramadan. Should he leave the room or should continue sleeping in the same room with ...
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Is there a hadeeth which states that homosexuality is adultery?

I seem to remember coming across a hadeeth which states that homosexuality is adultery. Can someone please confirm this and if possible provide the hadeeth in its wording and source and strength? ...
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Why did Prophet Muhammad perform stoning if it was not advised through quran?

As per following Hadith, Muhammad (sa) ordered and performed stoning as punishment for adultery. It was even performed to a woman. Sahih Muslim (17:4196) - A married man confesses to adultery. ...
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Which Islam groups are for death by stoning after adultery, and does this apply to every follower within the group in question?

I saw a video about one or two years ago which i cannot seem to find at the moment, in which there was a muslim speaker preaching about Islam to a bunch of children, whom were also obviously muslims. ...
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Is IVF with Sperm donation or Egg donation prohibited in islam?

Earlier I read in many articles that IVF is haraam since it is an unnatural way. But now its considered OK but only with the fusion of sperm-egg of a married couple. I have a doubt that why is ...
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What is the wisdom behind hiding adultery between spouses?

What is the wisdom behind hiding adultery between spouses? I know we aren't supposed to advertise our sins, but regarding hiding something as big as adultery, which is one of the biggest ways to ...
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What is the stanceof Islam on an unmarried or divorced woman engaging in cybersex?

What is the stance of Islam on explicit sexual roleplay on the Internet (cybersex) with someone they are not married to?
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Does woman need four witnesses to prove rape in Sharia law

This has provoked me as it is being used in different ways as a jock material from non-Muslims. What I understand is Sharia law, made it almost impossible to prove adultery by either requesting four ...
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Surat El Noor:6-9 Explanation

In verse 6-9 of Surat El Noor, the process by which a married man and woman can determine guilt of adultery with no witnesses is described. In this process, the following two ayat stand out: [El ...
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How is the penalty for adultery being death compatible with Islam being a religion of peace?

Islam is considered a religion of peace, right? So how is it possible that the penalty for adultery is death? What if a person married or otherwise repents is he still flogged to death? Our Prophet ...
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Is adultery better than backbiting?

From this answer to the question What is backbiting and what kinds of speech are considered backbiting, I learn that backbiting is worse than committing adultery in Islam. If that's the case, does it ...
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Does Quran restrict marriage of a Muslim adulterer to only Muslim adulterer or a non Muslim?

Quran 24:3 The fornicator does not marry except a [female] fornicator or polytheist, and none marries her except a fornicator or a polytheist, and that has been made unlawful to the believers. ...
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How many witnesses are required to prove adultery?

Is it enough that two men see a couple hugging and fondling and copulating or do they have to see the actual penetration?