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Referring to the punishment of disobeying Allah.

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What is the punishment for sulking?

How would we be punished for sulking? Will we not be able enter Jannah and/or will be out of Islam? Definition of the term: Sulk: verb: sulk; 3rd person present: sulks; past tense: sulked; ...
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What is the punishment for kissing someone outside of marriage?

Is it true that we're not allowed to kiss somebody before getting married to her/him according to Islam? If it is, what is the punishment for that?
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What is the punishment of touching a non-mahram? And do these sins disappear if he is given the sharia'h punishment?

Is it true that a person's sins would disappear if he is given the punishment that is decided in sharia'h? What is the punishment of touching a non-mahram? And by touching, I mean handshake and in an ...
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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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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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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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Why is violent punishment permitted in Islam?

Under certain circumstances, stoning, capital punishment, cutting off of hands, etc. is permitted in Islam as punishment for certain crimes. I understand that there are many different criteria the ...
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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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Is the English meaning of عذاب really punishment?

Salam alikoum brothers and sisters, When reading Quran I often see the word عذاب translated as punishment. Now, I'm from Moroccan origin and I speak Arabic in a dialect form. What I understand of the ...
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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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Surat Al-Mulk Grave torture savior by the will of Allah

Brothers can you please confirm this, i have recently found out that memorizing surat al mulk and reciting it every night will save us from the grave torture, what ahadith is there to support this my ...
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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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past encounter of homosexuality?

i have a question i would like to ask. in 2007/2008 i had an encounter with my cousin, we where like 11/12 years old. basically we had found out what dry humping was and for jokes we tried it. it was ...
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Will someone be punished for having improper thoughts about God?

My brother recently confessed that he sometimes has improper thoughts (some are really bad) for Allah. My brother is mentally unfit and having those thoughts brings him fear (he drenches in fear) and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it okay that a Muslim be fan of a church soccer team?

I 'm Muslim and I support one of church soccer teams.does it have any problem for Muslims to support another religion team?and will I go to hell because of that?
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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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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 is the difference between Hadd and Qisas?

Both of them are physical punishments that are related to the human body. What makes these two punishment different?
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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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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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What to do if you stop to believe in Allah? [closed]

Should you continue to live your life as false Muslim or you should confront your family and friends and confess your situation? What does Quran say about that situation? What are the proscribed ...
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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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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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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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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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From where the hand of the thief should be amputated?

Quran orders: وَالسَّارِ‌قُ وَالسَّارِ‌قَةُ فَاقْطَعُوا أَيْدِيَهُمَا جَزَاءً بِمَا كَسَبَا نَكَالًا مِّنَ اللَّـهِ وَاللَّـهُ عَزِيزٌ حَكِيمٌ [As for] the thief, the male and the female, ...
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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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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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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 ...