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Explanation of Quran chapter 24 verses 6 -9

Here Allah (swt) is talking about a situation of what muslims should do when a husband catches wife cheating on him and therefore can't produce 4 witnesses. My question is, if in verse 8 of this ...
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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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Can the poor be punished for stealing out of poverty?

In the Rule of Law section of this Wikipedia article, the following is asserted: Various Islamic lawyers do, however, place multiple conditions, and stipulations—e.g., the poor cannot be penalised ...
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Will allah punish people who cheat others

Will allah punish people who cheat others? If a person commits sin and ask allah forgiveness and allah forgives that person then where is the justice for the person who got cheated?
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Will Allah forgive a man who has fornicated with another man?

In Islam will I be forgiven for having intercourse with other men (i am one myself). I only did twice in my life as a mistake. I want to know will I be forgiven if i repent will I go to paradise? It ...
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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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Does Allah punish people on this earth?

I heard from Nouman Ali Khan that Allah only punishes the people in the world when there is a prophet with them and they abandon the prophet. I am not clear about Allah punishing people in this world, ...
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Imagining people nude is a zina of heart but the punishment of zina is of 80 lashes?? Does imagining nude has that punishment

Asslam o alaikum to all of my brothers and sisters... Well i have heard many times that imagining people nude is zina of heart watching porn is zina of eyes and hearing sex voices is zina of ear(sorry ...
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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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Will the victim of Evil eye get punished

Consider one person was so interested in rushing towards salah. Due to one person's evil eye he loses his interest as before. And because of that he missed one salah and he died right after that. Will ...
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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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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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Why does Allah create people who will end up in hell?

I do realize this question has been asked before here: Why does Allah create someone whose fate is hell? Yet I feel I should ask again and maybe in a bit of a different manner as I don't believe the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...