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Sleep is considered a legitimate excuse for missing prayer: "They asked the Prophet about when they slept past the Salat. He said: 'There is no negligence in sleep, negligence is only while one is awake. So when one of you forgets a Salat, or sleeps through it, then let him pray it when he remembers it.'" (Tirmidhi) So, as long as you had the intention ...


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The Hadd punishment for theft is enforced on the fulfillment of various conditions regarding the thief, the victim, the object and the location in which the object was kept. It is waived under certain circumstances and if it is waived it may be replaced with a Ta'zir punishment, and the thief will also be liable to compensate the victim. Poverty does not a ...


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Let's start by the reason for the revelation of the first verse: 'Abdullah reported: We were on the night of Friday staying in the mosque when a person from the Ansar came there and said: If a person finds his woman along with a man, and he speaks about it, you would lash him, and if he kills, you will kill him, and if he keeps quiet he shall have to ...


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Islam says that we have to make amends if we do something wrong against someone else that results in their harm/loss. So as per your example, if we cheat someone out of something that rightfully belongs to them then we should return it to them as part of sincere repentance. Failure to do so results in justice being served in the afterlife when some of the ...


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There are a lot of assumptions you're making there, no offence meant. Now, Allah is indeed omniscient. As for benevolence, we say He is the Most Merciful (not All Merciful). This means, more or less, Most Merciful out of all who show Mercy. No man should presume to restrict Him to complete and full ercy, and complete and full forgiveness all the time for ...


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Is it true that there were verse(s) of the Quran dictating the stoning of adulterers? Yes. Once upon a time there were verse(s) of the Quran dictating the stoning of adulterers. The verse of Stoning was REVEALED and it was RECITED and it was also MEMORIZED by the sahaba. “Allah sent Muhammad with the Truth and revealed the Holy Book to him, and among ...


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Generally no, there is no Hudud punishment for slandering. One exception is Qadhf, which is making false accusation of immoral actions. In that case yes there is Hudud punishment for it but it is whipping not cutting off tongue. An-Noor verse 4 : And those who accuse chaste women, and produce not four witnesses, flog them with eighty stripes, and reject ...


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Legal punishment is ordained, not just allowed, in Islam. The reason it is a part of Islam is because Allah says so, and He knows better what measures are effective and what is in our benefit. ولكم في القصاص حياة يا أولي الألباب لعلكم تتقون And there is for you in legal retribution [saving of] life, O you [people] of understanding, that you may ...


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The short ansewer is that you cannot know this. Only Allah, or a person inspired by Allah i.e. a prophet knows this. But your are making the correct assumption that Allah both test us and he also punishes the wrong-doers in the worldly life. Example of verses where Allah tells us that He is testing us are: And verily We shall try you till We know those of ...


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The Prophet Muhammad (S. A. '. S) is noted to have said, A wrong done in this world that is punished, will not be punished in the hereafter. A wrong done in this world that is not punished in this world will have a severe punishment with Allah. As we have people that commit crimes against people and or society as a whole, we are duty bound to assist them. ...


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