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Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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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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What are the punishments of past acts of homosexuality done in ignorance? Is it obligatory to tell about it to my to be spouse?

It was about 2011, I was 14 years old my cousin told me about man and women private organs and one night he was sleeping with me in the room alone with lights off he woke me and take my hand on his ...
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Will everyone be punished?

Everyone has sinned and we sin all the time so will we be punished for these sins? Or will we enter heaven without a punishment if we repent out sins?
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Is there any punishments prescribed for cruelty towards animals?

If someone mistreats their animals or pets, is that punishable?
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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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Sharia law: If a women can't prove rape will she get punished for that?

I was reading this post. I have a few question about it's contents, A woman can imprisoned for admitting to pre-marital sex, because proving that a rape happened is next to impossible in Dubai, ...
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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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How we should deal with people who offend islam and Muhammed(saw)? [duplicate]

Most people believe that they're allowed to say anything and they're allowed to express their opinions saying that it's 2015. My question is that nowadays people make jokes about religions especially ...
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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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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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How can an adulterer marry an adultress if they are stoned to death? And why is flogging and stoning both prescribed for adultery?

In the Quran, it says that an adulterer can only marry an adultress guilty of the same. How can this be possible if the Sharia is in place and they are stoned to death? Also, why in the Holy Quran ...
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If someone is caught stealing food but another person pays for it, is there still a punishment?

Suppose a person in hunger and poverty steals food in a Muslim nation to feed themselves and their family, and such person is caught by the shopkeeper, but before being taken to the prison (or before ...
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Do we get the same punishment for supporting the murderer?

I basically bought a bottle of Sprite, because of I didn't know what the other options are (e.g. Tastes). Coca Cola supports Israel, as you know. When buying it, I felt like I'm supporting the evil, ...
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Will we still be under the threat of punishment in Jannah?

Adam was warned when he was in Jannah. Will we be free in Jannah or will we still be under the threat of punishment? When someone is in jannah is it still possible for him/her to be judged? If a ...
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How should stoning be carried out?

I have just watched "The Stoning Of Soraya M". In that movie she is stoned without hiding her hair. It is clearly a movie, so it might not show what happens in reality, so I sought out videos showing ...
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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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What will happen to the people who disregarded all the prophets' miracles as magic?

We know that many prophets performed miracles and many people didn't believe these prophets because they thought it was all magic. But will Allah punish these people? Why would Allah punish them in ...
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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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Punishments in the Islamic religion

Before you read the rest, I want to clarify that I hate parents who physically and mentally punish their children. I feel that Islam agrees with this, i.e. hitting/beating children to crazy extents ...
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What is the punishment for missing a prayer?

In my childhood, I heard stories like if a person misses a prayer, he is punished so and so years in hell fire. In the modern Islam, I do not hear of these. What is the exact punishment of missing a ...
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Does Islam have a concept of “innocent lives”? What qualifies?

In the Guardian article Australia's imams council denies grand mufti justified Paris attacks, a press release by the Australian National Imams Council said in part There is no justification for the ...
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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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What happens if you don't pray 5 times a day?

When I was living on campus at uni there were a lot of Muslim international students who were living there too. They were really proud of their Muslim identity but they didn't seem to follow the rules ...
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Holding hand of a female as in meetings and job?

The punishment of holding a hand of a female/opposite gender is that on day of ressurction a piece of coal will be placed on your hands. i am under the impression that the context here is in terms of ...
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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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What is the ruling regarding Hadith Rejecters? [closed]

I'm looking for Sunni view. Please mention if Shia view is presented. I have seen people who outright rejects Hadith and says that a lot of changes have been made to the Hadith, so its it not ...
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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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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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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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Will a muslim be punished if he feeds a dog?

Assalam o Alaikum, I am an ardent animal lover. I have a few stray dogs outside my house whom i feed everyday, and they stay outside my premises. my neighbours have started stoning the poor creatures ...
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When someone blasphemes, can a person who witnesses it kill him and become a hero or martyr if he is executed for murder?

There's a hot topic in my country: One person who murdered his boss for the sake of blasphemy has been hanged after 6 years. From the BBC: Thousands of Pakistanis have turned out for the funeral ...
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If a woman with a mental disorder incorrectly believes she is raped and falsely accuses a man, will she be punished?

I've found the following fatwa which shows rulings for the punishment of rape: http://islamqa.info/en/158282 I have a question about the following section: A woman’s claim to have been forced ...
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Which major scholars say that enforcement of sharia is not the duty of lay Muslims?

The Sharia Wikipedia page used to say: Some Salafist suggest that enforcement of sharia under the Hisbah doctrine is the sacred duty of all Muslims, not just rulers. By "Some Salafist", the ...
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If we are punished in the afterlife, will we know why?

One can sin and subsequently forget; or sin without realizing it; or have a host of sins, some major and some minor. As such, when one is punished in the afterlife, it may not be immediately clear ...
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Islam and the enslavement of children: Punishing the sons for the sins of the fathers

This questions is not a duplicate of this one or this one. For those who don't know the story of Banu Qurayza, I can point to the wikipedia article which, while not being my primary source, is ...
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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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Will Allah punish me for thinking about sexual relations?

If I have thoughts about Allah and sexual relations. I won't act on them; I feel like a battle is going on in my head. I don't know what to do I do dikr, I make dua, I beg Allah to forgive and help ...
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Is there a punishment for someone who asks a woman to divorce her husband for no valid reason?

If someone/woman gives an advice(with a bad intention) to a woman to divorce her husband (for simple/non-valid reasons), What would be his/her punishment in the hereafter according to the Quran and ...
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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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Divine punishments of opressing tribes?? All of them even kids?

Well, we have a lot of stories in holy Qur'an about tribes of different prophets who were misguided and oppressor, finally when disappointed of their guidance God sends down a punishment and everyone ...
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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 his wife from ...
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Speluncean Explorers: Can we kill and eat a human to save our lives?

There is a well known hypothetical legal case in philosophy of law known as The Case of the Speluncean Explorers In the hypothetical case, a trapped team of five spelunkers determine via radio ...
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Is Hurricane Sandy Allah's punishment for US? [closed]

In the Quran, Allah has used natural disasters as a way of punishing those who have acted against his will (such as the people of Lut whom he destroyed for being homosexuals). Is the hurricane Allah ...
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Killed someone 40 years ago, the murderer is a refined muslim now. What would be the punishment in Islamic laws?

A current internationally famous Mufassir-E-Quran had been proved as a murderer and a 'Rajakar'[*1] recently. The murder was committed about 40 years ago during liberation war of Bangladesh.(Though ...
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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 by Allah's decree I get a grievous disease should I refuse cure?

I am a neo-Muslim, there are still answers I am seeking. Truth be told the journey of finding the truth is odious, however, the benefits far outweigh the meager pains. Everything that happens to ...
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Where do we get the idea of beheading, stoning and hand-mutilation in Islam?

Does Quran say anything about beheading, stoning and hand-mutilation? How effective they are in case of controlling crimes? See this link. And this link. Aren't beheading, stoning and hand-...
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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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What ta'zeer punishment is given for masturbation?

Shaykh al-Islam Ibn Taymiyah was asked about masturbation and he replied: With regard to masturbation, the basic ruling is that it is haraam according to the majority of scholars, and the one who does ...