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جهنم is the Arabic equivalent of Hell.

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What happens to people who have never heard of Islam?

What happens to people who have never heard of Islam? Is a man sent to hell because he is not a believer of Islam? Imagine this man is a good man on Earth and did some good things. Imagine this man ...
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Why does Allah create someone whose fate is hell?

I'm really confused right now. Before he created our soul, He must know for sure, since He knows everything, whether someone is going to go to paradise or hell when they die. And since there is no god ...
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Why did Allah create hell?

If Allah is so merciful why did he create hell? Would you put somebody that you hate the most in hell to burn for eternity? I just don't see the reason of hell.
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Are there any Islamic schools of thought that reject the literal hell?

Although I haven't read the Hadith, I've read the Qur'an many times. I count about 80 chapters in which God warns unbelievers about hell. Many warnings are simple reminders that hell awaits. Many ...
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Will Satan be Forgiven?

Allah made certain promises with respect to those who will enter the Paradise. Allah explicitly promises that once a person is in the Paradise, he will stay there forever. Allah also states that His ...
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Is there clear answer to the Problem of Hell?

I was reading the famous Problem of Hell. The problem of Hell is an ethical problem in religion in which the existence of Hell for the punishment of souls is regarded as inconsistent with the ...
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When people die, do they go directly go to heaven or hell until judgement day?

When a person dies. Where will their soul go? As judgement day is known by Allah Almighty and what I have read, after day of judgement a person will go to either hell or paradise. But what happens ...
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

Although they don't believe in Muhammad (pbuh) as a prophet, they still strongly believe in monotheism and some Jews offer daily prayers (3 times a day if I remember correctly). Islamic and Jewish ...
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What does the hadith about Paradise surrounded with hardships and Jahannam surrounded by desires mean?

The below hadith is found in Sahih Muslim #2822 and Jami at-Tirmidhi #2559: عَنْ أَنَسِ بْنِ مَالِكٍ، قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صلى الله عليه وسلم ‏ "‏ حُفَّتِ الْجَنَّةُ بِالْمَكَارِهِ ...
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Existence of places other than the hell and heaven

Recently it was brought to my knowledge that there are certain hadith which point to the fact that places other then sole hell and heaven exist. Is it that true? "Places" here refers to the places ...
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Do I go to hell for not believing in the Hadith at all?

I don't think I can believe in even the most authentic Hadith out there, because they all seem to be made up or fabricated in one way or another. Now my question is, that, If I reject and refuse to ...
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How humans think when we are in the hevean or hell ? Do we have the same thoughts or insights same as we used to be before we die?

I've been looking for this question's answer since I've read a lot of how heaven are pictured in many surah . I'm questioning about technologies in heaven.... Is it developed as the era we're living? ...
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Hell is a place of Punishment or meaningless Torture?

Basic Definition: Punishment is done for correction or as retribution for a wrongdoing. Torture is done specifically to cause suffering with no good outcome. The Issue: As we know people who ...
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Does hell consist of 7 levels?

In this website the author of the article claims: Hell consists of seven levels. The torment inflicted in each level is severer than the torment inflicted in the level above it. (Faraid-ul-Fawaid) ...
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Can I possibly be forgiven for doing this?

Guys im really worried so a while ago I talked to an anonymous person on the internet and they may have committed shirk because of something I said but I only really thought about it now. I heard that ...
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If a person does good deeds throughout his life but never believed in God, will he go to hell?

If a person is good person throughout his life, But does not believe in God, in other words a Non-Muslim. Will he/she go to hell? I think of this question when about reading Alexander Fleming, that ...
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Predestination and omniscience

God is Almighty and knows what is going to happen in the future. I watched this video by Shabir Ally: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRWfDUoYsFQ and it started confusing me. We can never truly know ...
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Is there any sect in Islam that don't believe Hell is eternal?

My impression from reading this post is that in Islam, at least the majority of the sects, believe that Hell is for those who heard the gospel of Islam but choose not to believe Torture in Hell is ...
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Is saying a specific person, for example hitler will go to hell incorrect?

There are multiple answers on this site informing that person X fate is with Allah, we shouldnt tell he's going to hell if he's a disbeliever. Is saying a specific person, for example adolf hitler ...
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Will missing salah be forgiven and not punished for?? And can a hafidh go hell?

I saw this and started crying.. is it true because I’m very scared and asked for forgiveness: The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said, “A person neglecting his Salat (even though he makes it up later) ...