Punishment for Zina in Islam Before Marriage

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Hi all readers! Are you looking for an explanation about punishment for Zina in Islam before marriage? If your answer is “Yes”, congratulations! Why? Because that is what I will explain in this article. As Muslims, we must understand that. That’s why I wrote this article. So, you should read it to the end!

Specifically, there are four important things about punishment for zina in Islam before marriage which I will explain now. The four important things I mean are as follows:

  1. What Does Zina in Islam Before Marriage Means?
  2. Quran and Hadith About Zina in Islam Before Marriage.
  3. Punishment for Zina in Islam Before Marriage.
  4. How to Repent for Zina in Islam Before Marriage?

What Does Zina in Islam Before Marriage Means?

The first important thing about punishment for zina in Islam before marriage that I’m going to explain now is ” what does zina in Islam before marriage means?”. I want you to understand that first because it is one of the important discussions in this article that must be understood well.

One important thing we must understand before we discuss anything is its meaning. So, first, we must understand what Zina is before marriage.

In general, we can understand Zina in Islam before marriage as a sexual activity carried out by men and women who have never been married. In Islamic legal literacy, Zina in Islam before marriage is called الزِّنَا غَيْرُ الْمُحْصَنِ.

One important thing we must remember, that Zina in Islam before marriage is a very big sin. So, we have to avoid that.

Quran and Hadith About Zina in Islam Before Marriage

The second important thing about punishment for zina in Islam before marriage that I’m going to explain now is Quran and Hadith about zina in Islam before marriage. I want you to understand that because it is one of the important topics in this article that must be well understood.

Quran and hadith are primary references for Muslims. In the Quran and hadith, there is an explanation of Zina in Islam before marriage. So, before I explain more about it, I will quote the Quran and hadith which are specifically related to our discussion. The goal is that we can understand it well.

Quran on Zina in Islam Before Marriage

As for the Quran regarding Zina in Islam before marriage, what I mean is as follows:

الزَّانِيَةُ وَالزَّانِي فَاجْلِدُوا كُلَّ وَاحِدٍ مِنْهُمَا مِائَةَ جَلْدَةٍ وَلَا تَأْخُذْكُمْ بِهِمَا رَأْفَةٌ فِي دِينِ اللَّهِ إِنْ كُنْتُمْ تُؤْمِنُونَ بِاللَّهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الْآخِرِ وَلْيَشْهَدْ عَذَابَهُمَا طَائِفَةٌ مِنَ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ

The woman who commits Zina and the man who commits Zina, then lash each of them a hundred times, and do not have mercy on them both in carrying out the religion of Allah if you believe in Allah and the Last Day (the Day of Resurrection), and let the punishment for they were both witnessed by some of the believers. (An-Nur 24:2).

Hadith about Zina in Islam Before Marriage

As for the hadith about Zina in Islam before marriage, what I mean is as follows:

وَقَدْ رَوَى الْبُخَارِيُّ مِنْ حَدِيْثِ أَبِيْ هُرَيْرَةَ: أَنَّ النَّبِيَّ صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَضَى فِيْمَنْ زَنَى وَلَمْ يُحْصَنْ بِنَفْيِ عَامٍ وَبِإِقَامَةِ الْحَدِّ

Al-Bukhari has narrated a hadith from Abu Hurairah, that the Prophet (Muhammad) sallallahu ‘alayhi wa salla had made a legal decision for people who had committed Zina before marriage, by being exiled to a place and punished.

Punishment for Zina in Islam Before Marriage

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