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My parents forbid me to marry; what happens if I commit zina?

Can a muslim man marry himself First of all you should know that a Muslim man can marry himself without any waly even if his parents do not approve! But he should choose the right woman as our ...
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Can I commit zina if people won't marry their daughters to me due to my financial status?

Zina is never allowed period. Even if you're poor, you still have chastity and purity to your name. Don't ruin that too by being both poor AND impure (unchaste), giving people even more reasons to ...
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Why is zina forbidden?

Zina is forbidden because Allah has explicitly forbidden it in the Qur'an: ولا تقربوا الزنا إنه كان فاحشة وساء سبيلا And do not approach zina (unlawful sexual intercourse). Indeed, it is ever ...
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How deep does the penis need to be inside before it's classed as zina and is subject to the hadd punishment?

Here the basical references al-Muwatta' 1, 2, 3, 4 sunan abi Dawod, jami' at-Tirmidhi 1, 2 and sahih Muslim. The ruling among scholars is what ever makes ghusl necessary (because of marital ...
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Can I play or watch tennis with women as a professional tennis player?

It has been said about this topic that if you can't find any other work to live on except this one (which I assume is not true in your case as it is known to exist in poor countries and those with ...
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Should I be honest about premarital sex with a future husband?

I don't know where i have read before that woman and man should be honest to their fiancé(e) and tell them a lot of things such as birth deformities or maybe if they knew they were infertile... But as ...
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Should I be honest about premarital sex with a future husband?

Abu Hurairah Radhiallaahu ta'ala anhu heard from our Prophet Sallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam that our Prophet Sallallaahu 'alaihi wasallam said: All the people of my Ummah would get pardon for their ...
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Does rubbing my private parts with that of a boy amount to zina?

Zina is not penetration only. There's different kinds of zina. The zina of eyes, which is looking at things one should not be looking at (porn, etc.), the zina of hand, which is touching that that is ...
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What does Islam offer to protect a child of a haram relationship?

Islam is indeed against adultery, and there are rules that govern these conditions according to the applicable classification: Walad al-zina (Arabic: ولد الزنا): offspring from adultery where both ...
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Does unmarried pregnancy imply the hudud punishment in sharia?

The evidence for the hadd of zina on which there is consensus is the testimony of four witnesses (Quran 4:15) or confession ( Hadith on the confession of Ma’iz bin Malik and the woman). The Hanafis ...
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Is "zina" also used to describe homosexual relations?

Homosexuality is an invention of the 19th century. Before the 19th century people had words for specific sexual acts, but did not have words for forms of so-called sexual orientation. The Arabic word ...
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My parents forbid me to marry; what happens if I commit zina?

You cannot commit zina, as it's strictly forbidden. However, it is your obligation to get married if you think you will fall in such a sin. According to the Hanafi school of law, it is fard to get ...
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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?

Bismillah, One of the main things that we as Muslims should do is to read the Tafseer of the Qur'an to have a better understanding of the verses and the rules. The verse that you referred to in your ...
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How does one repent and remain steadfast on the straight path?

The first thing you need to bare in mind is that Allah is the most forgiving and he is capable of forgiving any sin as long as repentance was a sincere one: Truly, Allah loves those who turn unto ...
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Is it permissible to marry someone with whom you have had premarital sex?

Majority opinion is that it is permissible to marry the person with whom one has committed Zina, provided that the person is not a habitually unchaste person and that they both sincerely repent of ...
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Why did Umar bin Al-Khataab sentence a lunatic woman to death?

The scholar Al-Khattabi said about this hadith: قلت لم يأمر عمررضي الله عنه برجم مجنونه مطبق عليها في الجنون ولا يجوز أن يخفى هذا ولا على أحد ممن بحضرته، ولكن هذه امرأة كانت تجن مرة وتفيق أخرى فرأى ...
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What is the punishment of zina in this world, and in the hereafter?

In this world if proven such crime is committed. If married, then death by stoning. If unmarried, then 100 lashes. However, God is very forgiving and one can repent as soon as possible. In the ...
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Is there a waiting period after zina before getting married?

There's no time frame, but both of you must repent to Allah(SWT) and never commit that sin again. You and your potential cannot be alone together privately anywhere and at anytime. You must ...
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What is Islam's perception of chastity?

What exactly does Quran mean by "guarding chastity"? Guarding chastity (from illegal sexual acts) is only an interpretation (read others) actually the Arabic wording exactly says those who ...
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I had an unlawful relationship. Will Allah forgive me?

If you repent sincerely and refrain from such acts, Allah will forgive you Inshallah. Allah says in the Qur'an (interpretation of the meaning): [39:53] Say, "O My servants who have transgressed ...
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How can I reassure myself that I have been forgiven after committing a major sin?

Allah is the most merciful There are many verses in the Quran showing us the mercy of Allah. For instance: 39:53 Say, "O My servants who have transgressed against themselves [by sinning], do not ...
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Was slave prostitution allowed?

Prostitution is not allowed in Islam, by slaves or otherwise, and the earnings of prostitution are haram. The Prophet (ﷺ) prohibited the earnings of slave girls (through prostitution). Saheeh ...
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Is this marriage allowed

This borderline-haram scheme seems to be a way to have sex without sin. The husband would need to be a Muslim in order to marry a Muslim woman. It seems inconsistent for a Muslim man who cares about ...
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Does unmarried pregnancy imply the hudud punishment in sharia?

Pregnancy might be a result of zina, but not a proof. As zina can only be proven by four witnesses if an accusation was given or four testimonies from a husband who has no witnesses plus a fifth to ...
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How do I avoid thoughts of zina & concentrate on my salah and studies?

You may seem being experiencing the effects of hormonal changes if you haven't already in your early teens. Nonetheless, please refer to the below Hadith Narrated `Abdullah: We were with the ...
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How Allah forgive me

First of all the sin you've both committed is among the worst you may do and the fact that you feel ashamed is a good sign as it means both of you still have faith and know that Allah sees us while we ...
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is it halal to look at women in bikini without lust?

It doesn't matter if it's lust or not, it's haram. If you're a male, you are told to lower your gaze. "Tell the believing men to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts. That ...
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If a Muslim commits adultery while living in a non Islamic country (eg: the UK) is the punishment execution?

Adultery is haram no matter where one lives. The legal punishment however can only be enforced by the ruler of the Muslims or by someone who has been authorized by him. He is only responsible for ...
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