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Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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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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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. ...
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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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Did Allah let us know His wisdom behind the gruesome punishments in the afterlife?

The punishments in the afterlife seem horrible, typically involving fire and a variety of forms of torture. Indeed, those who disbelieve in Our verses - We will drive them into a Fire. Every time ...
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Is it true that non-Muslims are punished under sharia according to their holy book (e.g., the Bible)?

I've heard this story a few times, and I'm wondering if it's actually true. Basically, the story goes something like: a non-Muslim was being punished under sharia, but instead of using the Qur'an, ...
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Can amputation of hands as sharia punishment for theft be performed under anaesthetic?

Punishment under sharia law for theft is amputation of hands: [As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for what they committed as a deterrent [punishment] ...
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Why are apostates executed and how is this compatible with freedom of belief? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before, but I have to search for the proof. In Islam, why are those who apostate from Islam executed, while Islam is based on the free will and freedom in choosing ...
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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 ...
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How can a born Muslim make up for missed prayers and sins in early life?

Suppose a person is born Muslim but does not do the prayers and later he realized his mistakes and lead his life in good way. He knows that missing the prayers is a major sin and he wants to get rid ...
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Are there any unforgivable sins or mistakes in Islam?

Are there any unforgivable sins or mistakes in Islam? By "unforgivable" I mean sins which leave a mark on the person forever and the person cannot accommodate for it. If so, what are they?
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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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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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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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Will Shaitan receive the worst punishment in Jahannam?

The hypocrites and shirk committers will receive the worst punishments in hell. Will shaitan recieve a worse punishment than them?
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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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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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Has anyone ever been punished for making up hadiths?

Salam everyone There has always been a lot of discussion about which hadiths are authentic and which are not. The presence of non authentic hadiths suggests that some people modified or made up ...
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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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Which Islam groups are for death by stoning after adultery, and does this apply to every follower within the group in question?

I saw a video about one or two years ago which i cannot seem to find at the moment, in which there was a muslim speaker preaching about Islam to a bunch of children, whom were also obviously muslims. ...
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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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Can the Prophet tell when a person is forgiven by Allah from their legally punishable sins?

There are legally punishable sins mentioned in Quran. For example adultery. But some hadith claims that the Prophet withheld performing his duty as the leader of his community. Sahih Bukhari ...
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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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why does Allah Hate me? [closed]

Salam, Why does Allah Hate me? Whether I be good or evil, after some time I feel that Allah Hates me. He put me into a horrible life and I have been trying to get out since I was a child, crying my ...
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What does the Quran mean by punishment in Al-Baqarah?

It says in a verse: As to those who reject Faith, it is the same to them whether thou warn them or do not warn them; they will not believe. Allah has set a seal upon their hearts and upon their ...
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What is the punishment for breaking an oath to Allah about playing games?

I promised to Allah that I will not play online games but I didn't keep my promise. First question: what is the punishment? Second question: what will the new punishment be if I still play? Will ...
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Isn't sharia law contradictory to Allah being merciful? [closed]

The Qur'an says it again and again that Allah is the most merciful, and that we must not despair of His mercy, and repent as soon as we realize our mistake. Then, why does sharia order the killing 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Missed Friday Prayers

I normally leave for prayers at 12pm. But on a particular Friday, I was informed at 12:10pm as I was leaving that I have to be on standby due to vendor visiting my workplace and I have to provide ...
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Will allah punish me and never forgive me?

Will Allah forgive for participating in sexual intercourse without penetration if a person was sincere in their repentance! Does this count as Zina although penetration did not occur? What is the ...
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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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Does Allah forgive someone who commit adultry?

In Islam we are told that we should ask Allah for forgiveness no matter how many sins we have and He will forgive us if our touba is sincere. There was also and instance when somebody ask for a lady's ...