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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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The nations were punished for the crime of rejecting the Prophet itself and rejecting his call to monotheism. The other evil deeds were an addition to that, since the Prophet came to warn them against those deeds as well. But, those other deeds were not necessarily needed. Rejecting the Prophet and Shirk was enough and was sufficient reason to punish. ...


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The point is (a) expiation for the criminal's sin while in the dunya (any worldly punishment being better than punishment in Hell) and (b) acting as a strong deterrent, preventing others from doing the same in the future. "can be taught" In Islamic society where such punishments would be implemented, the atmosphere would be one of knowledge and dawah, ...


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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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