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Backbiting and Slandering are Major Sins in Islam

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Zakir Naik

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Can you tell us the ruling Islamic ruling regarding slandering and backbiting? Allah says in the Quran in surah surah chapter number four remain. Verse number 12 that do not spy

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our spine. For in most cases, spine is a sin. Do not back bite, do not speak ill about other people behind the back. Are you ready to eat the flesh of your dead brother? No, you would have heard it. That means if you back bite Allah says in the Quran, it is like eating the flesh of your dead brother. And would you like it? And the answer is no.

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Eating.

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Your brother itself is haram. Eating dead meat is a double sin. Even the cannibals we do human being they don't eat the dead meat of their own brother. The Quran says that Backbiting is equivalent to eating the dead meat of your own brother. It's further mentioned, it's a Muslim, Morem number four, Hadith number six to six, five,

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where the Beloved Prophet Muslim said that. Do you know what is backbiting? The Sabbath says Allah, the messenger northwest,

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the prophet can use that anyone who speaks about another person behind his back, which he would not like, may be spoken. That is called as like mighty. So one person interrupts and says, What if what I'm speaking is true, the person doesn't have those false. So the Prophet says that if you speak about someone behind somebody's back, and if it is a truth, it is backbiting. If it's false, it's called a slandering. So both are prohibited backbiting as well as sundry both a priority.

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And Allah says in the Quran, in Surah Homosassa. Chapter 104 was number one, violently Kohli, who was at the Lomasa vote to every kind of scandal, manga and backbiting.

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And it's mentioned

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in the hadith of, say, buhari, I'm number one, in the book of voodoo Hadith number 216, almost sort of Salem, he was passing near a graveyard, and he heard that two of the Muslims

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they were crying and mourning, because the punishment that they were having in the grave, the Prophet says, that, do you know? For what reasons are the crime

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is our sins no. So it says one, because he never used to be careful about urien that you have to be careful protect oneself from one's theory and the other one, because it will make enemy between the people.

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So based on the verses of the Quran and the Hadith, backbiting and sending, both are prohibited