Actual psychological punishments in the Holy Quran (Objective study)


  • Ashraf Adnan Hassan
  • Faris Barkaat Rjaa


actual punishment, impact, psychology


Punishment, in general, represents an appropriate penalty that is issued and implemented on a person in response to behavior that is considered unacceptable behavior by an individual, group, or other entity .Psychological punishment is considered a legitimate matter stipulated in the Holy Qur’an and the honorable Sunnah of the Prophet, which indicates that punishment is a system that has legal evidence and its rulings that regulate it within a limited framework in which there is no arbitrariness or unfairness and no favoritism for perpetrators over other perpetrators. It is not a purely educational matter as some believe, which makes A common link between jurisprudence and education and shows the importance of the study in making the penalties - which are applied to the human being as a guilty person - include judicial and educational penalties at the family and societal level, such as preaching, abandonment, defamation and deprivation, with an indication of the legality, judgment, method and duration of each of them. Keywords: punishment, punishment, the difference between them, impact, self-discipline, interpretation, the Holy Quran. The research reached a number of results, including:1- Actual psychological punishment is actions that do not touch the body of the guilty person in any way, but rather affect him through their psychological factor, such as abandonment and deprivation with which a person is punished if he commits the sin of that punishment 2- It appeared to us from the research that every actual punishment has a psychological impact. It may complement or prevent the actual punishment 3-There is a clear gradation in psychological punishments adopted by the Holy Qur’an. The more the sinner commits sin, the weaker the psychological punishment will be on him