Unveiling Quranic Perspectives: What Does The Quran Say About Gay People?”

What Does the Quran Say About Gay People?” Exploring Insights and Interpretations on LGBTQ+ Issues Within Islamic Scripture” The above discussion turned into based at the assumptions that both verses 15 and sixteen relate to the fornication or adultery devoted among men and women.

However, a few commentators of the Holy Qur’an, such as Qadi Thanaullah Panipati, are of the view that verse 16 refers to gay act devoted between two males. Verse sixteen is translated as follows:

“And the ones of you who commit it (the shameful act), torture them both”.

Here the Arabic phrase used for ‘those two of you is a masculine pronoun which presumes adult males on each facets. On this basis, those commentators have opined that this verse relates to two men committing unnatural shameful act, i.e. Homosexuality.

The commentators, who take each verses as relating to fornication or adultery, refute this argument at the precept that during well-known utilization masculine expressions include feminine also.

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Be that as it can, the possibility of a reference to homosexuality in this verse can’t be ruled out. Therefore, it’s far pertinent right here to present some details about the extreme prohibition of homosexuality. Here are some Traditions of the Holy Prophet ﷺ and his noble Companions ؓ on this situation:

عن ابی ہریرہ ؓ ان رسول اللہ ﷺ قال : لعن اللہ سبعۃ من خلقہ من فوق سبع سمٰوتہ وردّد اللعنۃ علی واحد منھم ثلاثاً و لعن کل واحد منھم لعنۃ تکفیہ، قال : ملعون من عمل عمل قوم لوط، ملعون من عمل عمل قوم لوط ملعون من عمل عمل قوم لوط ، (الحدیث)

As narrated by means of Sayyidna Abu Hurairah ؓ the Holy Prophet ﷺ stated: “Allah has cursed seven styles of his creatures from above the seven heavens.

He has cursed considered one of them thrice, at the same time as has cursed the others one time that is enough for them. (About the only whom He has cursed three times) He has stated, “Cursed is he who did what the people of لوط (علیہ السلام) Lot did. Cursed is he who did what the people of Lot did. Cursed is he who did what the human beings of Lot did.” (At-Targhib wat-Tarhib)

عن ابی ہریرہ ؓ ان رسول اللہ ﷺ قال : أربعۃ یصبحون فی غضب اللہ و یمسون فی سخط اللہ، قُلتُ : مَن ھم یا رسول اللہ ؟ قال : المشتبھون من الرجال بالنساء والمتشبھات من النساء بالرجال، والذی یأتی البھیمۃ ، والذی یأتی الرجال۔

Sayyidna Abu Hurairah ؓ عنہ reports that the Holy Prophet ﷺ said: “Four forms of humans are, after they begin their day, below the wrath of Allah and once they attain their evenings they may be beneath the trend of Allah.” I requested: “Who are they, zero Messenger of Allah?” He said: “Men who imitate girls and women who imitate men and he who goes unto animals and he who goes unto men”.

و عن انم عباس ؓ قال : قال رسول اللہ ﷺ ـ من وجدتموہ یعمل عمل قوم لوط فاقتلوا الفاعل و المفعول بہ

As narrated via Sayyidna Ibn ` Abbas. ؓ the Holy Prophet ﷺ stated: “If you locate a person doing what the humans of Lot did, kill both the doer and the only with whom it’s miles carried out. (op. Cit.)

In At-Targhib wat-Tarhib stated above, Hafiz Zaki’ al-Din has stated that 4 caliphs, Sayyidna Abu Bakr, Sayyidna ` Ali, Sayyidna ` Abdullah ibn Zubayr and Hisham ibn ` Abdul-Malik ؓ had condemned those responsible of sodomy to the hearth.

In this connection, he has also related, at the authority of Muhammad ibn Al-Munkadir, an occasion to the effect that Sayyidna Khalid ibn Walid ؓ wrote a letter to Sayyidna Abu Bakr ؓ reporting that there was a man in a certain Arabian locality with whom they did what is accomplished with women.

Sayyidna Abu Bakr ؓ called a meeting of the noble Companions, – Sayyidna Ali ؓ being one in all them. He stated that a sin like that became no longer dedicated by means of any human institution besides one, and all of them knew how Allah Almighty treated the ones human beings.

He proposed that the man be condemned to fireplace. Other Companions concurred and Sayyidna Abu Bakr ؓ decreed accordingly.

In the Hadith narrations quoted above, the act of the people of Lut has been again and again mentioned. The reference is to the people to whom Sayyidna Lut (علیہ السلام) turned into despatched as their prophet.

Apart from their disbelief in the Divine Message and the Messenger, and their ascribing all forms of companions to Allah, they have been additionally hooked on this abominably unnatural exercise.

When the preaching’s and teachings of Sayyidna Lut (علیہ السلام) had no effect on them, the angels acted as commanded by means of Allah Almighty. They bodily lifted the habitations of those people off the ground, then a flip the other way up, and down they threw everything returned at the ground. Details will, Insh’ Allah, seem in the Commentary on Surah al-A` raf.

The hadith narrations given above related to homosexual act. There are different narrations which convey the severest of warnings towards indulging in the unnatural act (anal sex) with ladies:

عن ابن عباس ؓ ان رسول اللہ ﷺ قال : لا ہنظر اللہ عَزَّ و جَلّ إلی رجل اتی رجلاً أو امرأۃ فی دبرہا

Sayyidna Ibn ` Abbas ؓ narrates that the Holy Prophet

ﷺ said: “Allah Almighty does not look (mercifully) at the individual that commits anal intercourse with a person.”

عن خزیمۃ بن ثابت قال : قال رسول اللہ ﷺ : اِنَ اللہ لا یستحی من الحق، ثلاث مرَّات ، لا تأتوا النساء فی أدبارھن

Sayyidna Khuzaimah ibn Thabit says that the Holy Prophet ﷺ said : Allah does not get embarrassed by means of mentioning the reality. He said this three times. Then, he said: “Do not cross unto girls anally.”

عن ابوہریرہ ؓ أن رسول اللہ ﷺ قال : ملعون من أتی امرأۃ فی دبرھا

Sayyidna Abu Hurairah ؓ narrates that the Holy Prophet ﷺ said: “Cursed is he who goes unto ladies anally.” (At-Targhib wat-Tarhib)

وعنہ أن رسول اللہ ﷺ قال : من أتی حایضاً أو امرأۃ فی دبرھا أو کاھناً فصدَّقہ ، فقد کفر بما انزل علی محمد ﷺ

He also narrates that the Holy Prophet ﷺ said: “One who is going unto a girl in menstruation, or in her anus or is going to a soothsayer ( کاھِن kahin) and accepts his declaration referring to the unknown, then, such humans have rejected what turned into found out to Muhammad ﷺ “

As for a fixed punishment for this evil act, there may be a difference of opinion among Muslim jurists, details of that are available in books of Fiqh.

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Nevertheless, the character of such punishments pronounced by them is as severe as it may be, which include, burning into fire, bashing under a wall felled over, throwing down from a height, stoning and beheading with a sword.

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