The Deeds of the People of Hell…

Shaykhul Islam ibn Taymiyyah rahimahullah was asked

“What are the deeds of the people of hell and what are the deeds of the people of paradise?”

He replied:

“The deeds of the people of hell are:

  1. associating partners in worship with Allah

  2. disbelieving in His Messenger

  3. kufr (ingratitude, disbelief)

  4. hasad (malicious envy)

  5. lying

  6. treachery

  7. oppression and wrongdoing (dhulm)

  8. promiscuity

  9. backstabbing

  10. cutting off the ties of kinship

  11. cowardice at the time of jihad

  12. miserliness

  13. inconsistency between what is in one’s heart and the face that one shows to people

  14. despairing of the mercy of Allah subhanu wa ta’ala

  15. feeling secure from the plan of Allah subhanu wa ta’ala

  16. panicking blindly at the time of crisis

  17. pride and extravagance at the time of plenty

  18. abandoning one’s duties towards Allah subhanu wa ta’ala

  19. transgressing His limits

  20. violating His sanctity

  21. fearing a created being instead of the Creator

  22. showing off

  23. going against the Qur’an and Sunnah in word or deed

  24. obeying a created being in some act of disobedience to the Creator

  25. blindly supporting falsehood

  26. mocking the signs of Allah subhanu wa ta’ala

  27. rejecting the truth

  28. withholding knowledge and testimony that should be revealed

  29. witchcraft and magic

  30. disobeying one’s parents

  31. killing any soul forbidden by Allah except for reasons of justice

  32. consuming the wealth of the orphan

  33. riba (usury)

  34. desertion from the battlefield

  35. slandering the reputation of innocent, chaste, believing women”

(Yaqadhat uli al-I’tibar, p.222)



Filed under The Hereafter

2 responses to “The Deeds of the People of Hell…

  1. Jazaakillaahu khayran! Mashaa’Allah, this is a neat list 🙂

    May Allaah save us from all those traits and acts, and enter us into Paradise as wide as the heavens and the earth. Ameen


  2. fulaan

    Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakatuh,

    Jazaak Allaahu khayran for this article.
    Assalaamu alaykum


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