Reward and Punishment
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A return or recompense made to, or received by, a person or a group for some service or merit or for hardship endured; and its opposite, judicial chastisement intended to make a person or a group suffer for an offence, whether as …

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Raven, Wim, “Reward and Punishment”, in: Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān, General Editor: Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Georgetown University, Washington DC. Consulted online on 18 February 2019 <>

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