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Questions tagged [punishment]

Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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What is the evidence that the punishment or rewards for deeds during the sacred months is multiplied compared to other months?

The ashhur al-Hurum الاشهر الحرم or (four) sacred months (Dhu-l-Qi'adah, Dhu-l-Hijjah, Moharram and Rajab) are well defined in the qur'an and sunnah: Indeed, the number of months with Allah is ...
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Punishment for faker/cheater husband in Islam

If a man, who is married from 19 years and he has 5 children but still he cheats his wife. Once he wants to marry a woman without the permission of first wife. He continuously cheats her wife from ...
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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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Is it harm to curse (i.e., use swearwords)?

I curse a lot, because I am surrounded by many teenagers who also curse a lot. Is it haram to curse in Islam? What is the punishment? How can I prevent cursing? I heard that cursing is a major sin. I ...
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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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What are the preconditions for cutting hands of a thief?

If someone is found to be guilty of theft, there applies Islamic law concerning theft; that is, the hand should be cut off from the wrist joint. “[As for] the thief, the male and the female, ...
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What is the punishment for stealing more than twice?

I have read in a book that when a person steals once, his/her right hand is cut off. If he/she steals a second time than their left leg is cut off. But what if they steal a third time? I heard that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the punishment for slapping someone's face?

I have heard that slapping someone's face is forbiden in Islam. I want to know what is the punishment for it.
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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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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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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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Is punishment for leaving Islam death?

It is commonly believed that if someone leaves Islam, by Sharia law the punishment is death. Is that true? I have heard some different opinions. Dr. Zakir Naik was once asked a similar question and ...
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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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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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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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Are children punished for the sins of their parents? Or rewarded for their good deeds?

Does Allah (swt) punish (in this life and in the Hereafter) the sons/daughters for misdeeds committed by the father/mother? Are sons/daughters rewarded (in this life and in the Hereafter) for the good ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Isn't God responsible for those killed in accidents?

God says the murder of one person is murder of whole humanity. And the murderer should be sentenced to death. Who is then responsible for other kind of deaths e.g. tsunami, earth quake, storms ...
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Why did God not strike George Carlin dead upon his request?

During one of his shows, comedian George Carlin was mocking God and religion, and says: If there is a God, may he strike me dead. (YouTube) Despite him outright denying the existence of God and ...
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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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Why did Allah not punish Iblis as soon as he disobeyed?

When Adam (as) disobeyed Allah (swt) by eating of the forbidden tree, he was punish there and then by being sent on Earth to be tested, and the rest of mankind to be tested. However, when Iblis ...
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Zina without penetration

What is the punishment for this? I always heard about what the punishment will be for it, if I penetrate someone, but what if someone just sleeps with the opposite sex (without penetration), how will ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Why are we punished for the sins of others, e.g. Adam and Eve and children for their parents' wrongdoing?

We are told that no one will be punished for another person's sins. However when Adam (as) and Hawa (Eve) went against Allah (swt) instructions and ate from the forbidden tree, they were sent on Earth ...