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Why did Allah create hell?

"Would you put somebody that you hate the most in hell to burn for ETERNITY?" -- Humans have emotions that may sway them away from justice.. and even cause them to do injustices (as history has shown ...
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Why is it believed that a Muslim will eventually get out of hell?

The belief that all Muslims (who are believers) will leave Hell is a belief agreed upon in Sunni Islam. This is in contrast to the Mutazilah and the Khawarij who believed that Muslims who committed ...
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Who stays in Hell forever per Islam?

Kuffar (disbelievers) remain in Hell forever. This is expressed in the Quran in multiple places in multiple ways e.g: إن تستغفر لهم سبعين مرة فلن يغفر الله لهم ذلك بأنهم كفروا بالله ورسوله If ...
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Why did Allah create hell?

I'll address the question of eternal hell. The most dominant position does seem to be that eternal torture in hell is a just punishment. I don't remember reading of someone who calls hell a mercy to ...
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Will Satan be Forgiven?

Jahannam (Hellfire) is not eternal for all those who enter it. Some stay in there forever and ever, and some are admitted into Jannah after they have fulfilled their punishment period. Satan is of the ...
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Why does Allah create someone whose fate is hell?

Allah didn't predestine John or any other person to hell or heaven. He knows in His vast knowledge that Jhon who has a free will, will commit actions that will send him to hell. He doesn't dictate it. ...
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What's a "Dweller of hell"?

I believe this refers to intercession (i.e., asking Allah to remove someone from hell); another version of the hadith highlights this: That the Messenger of Allah said: "There are six things with ...
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Is saying a specific person, for example hitler will go to hell incorrect?

A person who dies on disbelief will enter hell-fire, and will not be forgiven. إن الله لا يغفر أن يشرك به Indeed, Allah does not forgive shirk with Him — Quran 4:48 إن الذين كفروا وصدوا عن سبيل ...
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How did Prophet Muhammed (saw) see the punishment of the hell fire when judgement day still hasn't arrived?

We have evidence of the Prophet (SAW) seeing the people of Paradise and Hell-fire: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "I looked at Paradise and saw that the majority of its residents were the poor; and I ...
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What happens to people who have never heard of Islam?

What happens to people who have never heard of Islam? Those who have never heard of Islam will not be punished for their sins if they died in the state of disbelief. Allah says (what means): ...
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What are the names of seven heavens and hells in Arabic script?

The names of seven heavens including: دارالسلام / دارالجلال / جنت المأوی / جنت خلد / جنه العدن / جنه الفردوس / جنت نعیم، Dar al-Salam (Abode of Peace), Dar al-Jalal (...
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Will Jews go to Jannah?

To answer this question we should go through who shouldn't go to Jannah (Paradise) and define some terms. The ones that are deemed to not enter Jannah are the Kuffar (Kafir). This list could be made ...
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What's a "Dweller of hell"?

This is the hadith you are referring to: There is no one whom Allah will admit to Paradise but Allah will marry him to seventy-two wives, two from houris and seventy from his inheritance from the ...
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Someone not of the Islam religion, who was a good person, will they go to hell?

Accepting Islam is the single most important criterion that defines how any other deeds beyond that will be perceived. Allah informs us in the Qur'an that there is only one religion, which is Islam, ...
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Are all the people except Muslims going to end up in Hell?

No. Allah won't punish all non-Muslims for their beliefs. Allah almighty, may he be exalted, says in the Quran (interpretation of the meaning): Whoever is guided is only guided for [the benefit of] ...
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Are there any Islamic schools of thought that reject the literal hell?

The answer to "is hell a literal place of torture" is, in my experience at least, that no orthodox scholar ever disagreed that that is the case; if you find one I'd like to know. There is a book "...
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Why did Noah's wife go to hell according to Quran?

Note that Noah's wife is only mentioned in this unique verse in the Quran, while we can read a lot about Noah's effort for da'wah in the surah Nuh, we can also read about his son -who was a ...
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How do some people know that a certain person/group will go to hell?

No The following Hadith from Sahih Bukhari is the basis. ...but by Allah, I do not know what Allah will do with me though I am Allah's Apostle.... (Source Bukhari Volume 2, Book 23, Number 334 ) ...
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Can we say "Only 70000 of Muhammeds(pbuh) followers will enter Paradise"?

The Hadith you mentioned talks about the 70000 who will enter paradise without being brought into account. And they are the best people from this ummah. However, the total number of people going to ...
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Will our good deeds not save us and in fact cause us to go to Jahanum?

This is -in my opinion- a great hadith, which shows the importance of the intention and the narrow path between hypocrisy and sincerity (devotion) in the acts! This hadith is to be found in sahih ...
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Will disbelievers' deeds be evaluated on the day of judgement?

"Good deeds" without conscious of God is not regarded as "good deeds" in Islam, that's where the confusion lies. Source: In Islam you are not judged based on actions, rather based on intention. ...
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Do you automatically go to heaven/paradise if you are a muslim?

No, in Islam one does not automatically go to Paradise for being a believer, Allah judges people based on their balance of good and bad deeds measured on the proverbial scale (ref this verse and this ...
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What is Ibn Tamiyyah's evidence for the claim that Hell will be empty eventually?

There's lots of untruths attributed to Ibn Taymiyyah (rh). We can see from some of his writings that he did acknowledge that Hell is eternal. One such source is the following: "The Salaf of the ...
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Question about people who have not heard of Islam/ did not understand it

1) That is his excuse, that Allah made him deaf thus he was not able to hear his message. There are many reasons Allah could have made him deaf among which are to test those around him (would they ...
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If Allah loves more than 70 times to his creation, Why he created this Test in the first place?

"Imagine your mother finds out that you are going to hell and she has the capacity to undo all of your actions she would do it by all means." Yes, because your mother is biased for you. A ...
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How the teaching of Islam explains why some people suffer and go to Hell etc?

Why people suffer is directly addressed in the Qur'an: it's part of being tested prior to the afterlife. And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives ...
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Islam and homosexuality

“A person is not to be blamed for his nature. Rather, he is to be blamed if he acts according to his nature.” -Al-Junayd in ‘Hilyat al-Awliya” THis is from this question: Why is homosexuality a sin if ...
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On atheists going to hell

"Will he still go to hell" According to the Qur'an anyone who deny the Day of Judgement (deny God) will go to hell "Woe, that Day, to the deniers, Who deny the Day of Recompense. And ...
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What is the least torment in Jahannam?

Asalaam alaikum The narration by Al nu'man ibn Bashir about the least form of punishment in jahannam is a muttafaqun alayhi Hadith. Meaning it is mentioned in sahih bukhari and Muslim, thus it reaches ...
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