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Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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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 has been said about innocent babies among people who recieved Allah's punishment?

Many cities and nations have recieved Allah's punishment for their wrongdoings. However, statistically speaking, a nation has newborn babies almost in any time. What has been said about those babies? ...
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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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Why is Zina compared to murder and other major sins?

What is greater sin between murder and zina? Looking at this answer you can see Zina is a major sin as it is compared to the likes of murder. However, I cant understand why. https://www.dailymail.co....
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How is the penalty for adultery being death compatible with Islam being a religion of peace?

Islam is considered a religion of peace, right? So how is it possible that the penalty for adultery is death? What if a person married or otherwise repents is he still flogged to death? Our Prophet ...
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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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Cartoons That Offend Muslims

Why do Muslims get all up-in-arms (no pun intended) when someone draws a cartoon that spoofs your religion? Are Muslims obliged to react to such actions? If so then how should they react?
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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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Why did Allah let Satan to mislead us?

Satan is very good at deceiving us human beings to mislead us. Allah knows this earlier. Why did Allah let Satan to misguide us? Why did He give time till Day of Resurrection to make us go astray?
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How do I stop receiving everything from Allah so that I don't have to be grateful? [closed]

It's unlikely for me to completely enter into Islam. Also I need to be saved from fire and horrible Angels of punishment hereafter. So I urgently need to stop receiving everything from Allah so that ...
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Islamic Punishments

Many muslim countries don't have punishment according to Islam (Hadd). If one person gets a prescribed punishment of his actions according to countries law will it be kaffarah of it or not. I mean ...
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Is there a sharia punishment for spying on another Muslim's home to inspect for homosexuality?

Recently when I was studying about Sharia punishment for homosexuality I came to know from few Muslims (like Tariq Ramadan, Hamza Yusuf) Sharia doesn't punish you for what you do in the privacy of ...
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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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What constitutes anal intercourse?

What constitutes anal intercourse? Even though it is a sin to have sex from the back passage in Islam whether it is male or female but how much of the penis should penetrate for the hadd to be ...
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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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Can the Criminal avoid punishment if the Victim forgives him and says that he shouldn't be punished.?

As the title implies, is this possible ? I recently saw a YouTube video where this happens. Is this legal in Islam ? Can the Criminal avoid punishment if the victim forgives him? For example, a man ...
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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 the Quran prescribe only lashing for fornicators but doesn't mention the stoning of adulterers?

I am wondering why the Quran only states what the punishment is for unmarried fornicators, but does not mention the stoning of adulterers. This which seems to be a much more serious crime with a much ...
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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 performs masturbation, would it be more punishable ...
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What is the punishment for a pregnancy out of marriage? [duplicate]

What is the punishment if a woman gets pregnant with haram sexual intercourse and there are no 4 eye witnesses?
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Is there punishment for leaving Islam then rejoining?

In one of my previous questions I asked for evidence for Islam being true: The evidence for Islam being true and in this I did not get an answer or at least a good one. If I dont think there is ...
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Can a person still be punished for the lie even after telling the truth?

Will allah punish someone Even after telling the truth
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What are the conditions for Allah's great punishments to be sent down upon nations that rejects prophets?

As in for Allah to send down his punishment, do the kafirs just have to reject the prophets and disbelieve, or do they have to be known for other evil deeds like hypocrisy, sexual promiscuity, ...
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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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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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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 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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Honor and revenge in Islam

Does Islam have codified rules of honor and revenge/punishment in the general sense of personal honor. I am not interested in this question in the specific and sensationalised issue of "honor ...
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What is the point of major punishment for sins?

Let’s say someone stole or committed zina what is the point of stoning or lashing when the person can be taught and should turn in repentance. Stoning someone doesn’t even give them a chance to repent ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 He ...
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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 ...