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Questions tagged [punishment]

Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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What does Allah being “swift in penalty” mean to today's Muslims?

This question pertains to the following ayat: And it is He who has made you successors upon the earth and has raised some of you above others in degrees [of rank] that He may try you through what ...
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Saying hurtful things in your mind in moments of anger

Is it a sin to think or say hurtful and mean things about someone in your head when you're angry, but you keep silent and do not utter those hurtful or mean things to anyone and you restrain your ...
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Is there a Hudud punishment for blaming someone on things he hasn't done?

Is there a Hudud punishment for blaming someone on things (bad things like crimes, haram actions and so on) he hasn't done? (English is not my first, and I think it is called defamation in English. ...
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Can we eat foods just tasted by crows?

A crow has taken a fish from the pot of fishes with gravy(liquid) and flew away. In this case can I eat the rest food? Is it made najis or is it become Haram ? By the way, I don't know whether that ...
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Do we get punished for missing Fajr due to sleep, even if we intended to wake up for Fajr and we did our full effort to wake up?

I heard a Hadith about people gettting punished in the grave for missing Fajr (The punishment is being struck with a rock to the head) but I just wanted to know if this Hadith is authentic and if it ...
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Why is punishment allowed in Islam?

To anyone reading I am not trying to say this in a hateful way or manner I'm just eager to know.There is capital punishment and other forms of punishment. Why do these even exist because they are so ...
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How can you tell if your problems and failures are tests or punishment?

How do you know if your problems and failures in life are tests or punishment? can you tell difference between tests and punishment in life?
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Is there punishment for unawareness?

Lets say I made a mistake in an obligatory prayer and were unaware or I had a doubt but disregarded it, is my prayer then going to be accepted or on the Day of Judgement will I be punished for having ...
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Is it allowed to become a refugee? [closed]

If there is war in my country, can I move to another country to avoid it? I read that running from the battlefield is a sin. Will I be punished for not defending my country? What is the penalty?
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Why punish sinners on earth (death sentence,jail etc) when they'l probablyl end up in Hell anyway?

It seems pointless to punish evil doers with earthly punishments when they will go to hell anyway for their bad deeds. I understand it's a good prevalent to prevent further crime but it seems strange ...
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Why does man commits the sins and punished by Allah

Allah loves man 70 times more than his mother. Also our every action can not happen without consent of Allah then why does man commits the sins and punished by Allah. ( Keeping this fact in mind that ...
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Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers

Is shopping near dargah is permissible for believers,here in India people celebrate urus(visiting graves and celebrating vali Allah's birthday) and their will lots of stuff for shopping, eating, can a ...
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Why does the Quran not mention a punishment for the people of 'Isa pbuh?

When we read the Qur'an we find verses addressing or referring to the (wrongdoers among the) people of almost all prophets and messengers and their punishment see for example: Has there not reached ...
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Is homosexuality a choice as per Islam?

In my experience, many Muslims hold the view that homosexuality ( regarding merely the sexual orientation - that is to say attraction to one's same sex), is a choice. What evidence exists to support ...
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Why is engaging in homosexual sex sinful?

Why is it sinful in Islam to engage in sexual activity if one is a homosexual? Is this not a burden too great to bear? For example imagine a heterosexual person is forbidden from engaging in sexual ...
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Really bad thoughts I feel like Allahs going to punish me for them [duplicate]

I’ve been experiencing really bad thoughts since like I went to my home country Bangladesh 5 months ago. A few days later I’ve been starting to pray and being religious for the first time and then I’m ...
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What are the conditions to harm someone if the person did something terrible to you or your family in the following scenarios? (no killing)

I pondered a while ago when it is allowed to harm someone for the damage the person has afflicted upon yourself or a family member and till what extent? Let's say someone has stolen something from ...
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Is castration an allowed punishment in Islam?

Refer to here, which says that castration is prohibited in Islam: عن عبد الله بن مسعود قال : كنا نغزو مع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم ، وليس لنا شيء ، فقلنا : ألا نستخصي ؟ فنهانا عن ذلك . رواه ...
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Is using pirated software haram? if yes then what's the shari punishment for that?

It's confusing me for decade that using pirated software is haram or not. Can you please provide reference with your answer too? Also, as per my understanding, every haram thing has a punishment, is ...
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What's the severest punishment giving to the rapists according to Islamic laws? [duplicate]

After a miserable and completely heartbreaking incident happened in Kathua, J&K, India, I would ask question that, in this case, what punishment does Allah(swt) give which is defined in the ...
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Are dependents (such as children) taken into account before applying a hadd punishment?

Applying a hadd punishment, such as the death penalty or amputation, obviously either eliminates or greatly diminishes a person's earning potential. This is problematic when this person has ...
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Does Qur'an 7:133 imply there were five plagues of Egypt?

Christianity describes ten plagues of Egypt: (a) water into blood, (b) frogs, (c) lice, (d) mixture of wild animals or flies, (e) diseased livestock, (f) boils, (g) thunderstorm of hail and fire, (h) ...
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Is it the mistake of ours for not propagating Islam to non muslims or could it be a hole in islam?

based on this question which i asked before:How could someone confirm with his/her's little knowledge (which he gained through his little research) that what he/she believes is the real truth? (REFER ...
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If someone is executed under Sharia Law, are they granted heaven exclusively in the afterlife? [closed]

If a man (or women) is punished to death for some cardinal sin dictated to such punishment under sharia law, upon his death, in his afterlife will the soul be granted heaven exclusively? I think it ...
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Are parents responsible for their daughter not wearing hijab?

At the age of around 20, I was forced to wear hijab by my father. I don't want to wear the hijab just yet, so I've worn it on and off since then. My dad once lectured me, forcing me to wear hijab or ...
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Decapitation in Islam

I am really confused with the use of beheading in Islam. Some Muslim scholars condemn it while others support it. My point is not to evaluate the morality or immorality of this kind of punishment. ...
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Is excommunication used a form of punishment in Islam?

Wikipedia writes: Excommunication as it exists in Christian faiths does not exist in Islam. However, under Sharia law, the penalty for apostasy in Islam is death. The nearest approximation is ...
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Is the punishment for shirk (Qur'an 98:6) the same as the punishment for murdering a believer (Qur'an 4:93)?

My question relates to the punishment for shirk: Indeed, they who disbelieved among the People of the Scripture and the polytheists will be in the fire of Hell, abiding eternally therein. Those are ...
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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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If Allah forgives a sin, is there no punishment for it in the hereafter?

I asked a question at Christianity.SE (now closed), and a comment by Destynation Y says: .. the Catholic Church teaches that forgiveness of sin is not [equivalent] with annulment of punishment for ...
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Urine scales on clothes [closed]

If we wake up with piss, we will have to change the clothes if 1 or 2 spots fall in the cloth. What does it look like
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Are some insignificant haram acts unpunished in the hereafter?

Some haram acts are minor, perhaps for example: using someone's stapler without their permission (thereby stealing a staple), or using words which are borderline cuss words, like "hell". I'm ...
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Allah hates my family [closed]

My name is abdul. I come from a family of five, my mum, dad, sister, half brother and i. My dad came from a polygamous family drenched in poverty but struggled to put himself through school and after ...
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Same punishement for man that cheats on his wife than for woman that cheats on husband? [duplicate]

First : are there Quran verses that mentionned some punishement and that is bad to cheat ? And if yes, is there diference between a woman cheater or man cheater ?
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Why is there hell when Allah loves humans?

Whenever I see sufferings, pain, hunger, sorrow, tests and when I feel these, it makes me wonder if Allah loves humans, then why did he have to create earth and test people, and why does he put people ...
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Will thieves be allowed to regrow their hands?

The regeneration medicine is already upon us and it is a matter of time before limbs will be grown within weeks if not days. If we stick to the interpretation that Quran advocates cutting of hands as ...
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What happens to the soul of a person who was cremated?

I have read a couple of threads regarding this topic but none answered my questions. After a person dies and is buried, the question and answer trial happen. If a person was a bad person, they will ...
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Will Allah punish me if I am married to a man who won’t pray?

Will Allah (swt) punish me if I am married to a man who doesn’t pray 5 times a day? I love my husband very much and it was my choice to marry him. He keeps on saying he will pray when it will be the ...
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Sin and punishment for using sex toys?

What kind of sin is using adult sex toys and what will be punishment in afterlife for that? Is it same as fornication? Mentioned that for someone who does masturbating, would it be more ...
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Friend put hand on mother's head and swore a lie, is the mother going to get death or misfortune

Asak brothers and sisters, recently one of my friends told me that his mother made him put his hand on her head and he swore a false wallahi for something that happened in the past, his mother said ...
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Punishment for those who do not know

I am a student in America. When my teacher and I were talking about Islam he asked will people be punished if they do something wrong thinking it is right and die with it. So they don’t ask ...
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If a 15- to 16-year old became knowledgeable of Islam but refused to enter, if they die will they enter Heaven?

Suppose a kafir child at age of 15 or 16 heard and studied Islam, but did not enter and they were a stubborn disbeliever. Will they be punished if they die at age of 17? Will they enter Heaven?
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After prior illegal sex, should he marry someone else, or should he incur the death penalty? [closed]

My friend faced a problem that is in his career. he had two girlfriends and he was having sex with both girls. At that time he was not following the rules of Islam properly. Now he came back to ...
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What is the punishment for being gay or lesbian? [duplicate]

With the knowledge of prohibition of gayness or lesbianism in Islam in mind, my question is: What is the punishment put forward for gays and lesbians in Islam? Most of Prophet Lot's people (men, to ...
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Males wearing garment above ankles applies to all garments?

If one wears trousers and a thobe on top, do both have to be above ankle or just the outer garment: in this case the thobe? Does the garment have to above the ankle or just reaching the ankle is OK?
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Will I be held responsible if I bought a second-hand phone which may have been stolen?

I bought a second-hand phone that I now think might have been stolen. Will I be still held responsible if, without my knowledge, it was actually stolen? Before buying it, I tried to verify that it ...
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Does punishment in the worldly life replace punishment in the hereafter?

If a believer is to commit a sin and they get punished for it in the worldly life, do they get punished for it in the grave and whats to come afterwards?
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How is Qur'an 4:93 (which forbids killing a believer) compatible with the death penalty?

But whoever kills a believer intentionally - his recompense is Hell, wherein he will abide eternally, and Allah has become angry with him and has cursed him and has prepared for him a great punishment....
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If homosexuality should result in execution, why is it not listed in ahadith as a reason to kill someone?

From the top answer to What does Islam say about homosexuality?, we have The Sahaabah were unanimously agreed on the execution of homosexuals, but they differed as to how they were to be executed. ...
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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. ...