26. Gambling, Intoxicants (Alcohol & drugs), and Places of Idols

Surah No. 5, Al Maaeda, Ayat No. 90

يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ إِنَّمَا الْخَمْرُ وَالْمَيْسِرُ وَالأَنصَابُ وَالأَزْلاَمُ رِجْسٌ مِّنْ عَمَلِ الشَّيْطَانِ

o فَاجْتَنِبُوهُ لَعَلَّكُمْ تُفْلِحُونَ

Translation :

O Believers ! Intoxicants, gambling, Idols places and dice to seek luck, all these are only an evil and Shaitan's handiwork. So Leave all these, in order that you may be successful.

Surah No. 5, Al Maaeda, Ayat No. 91

إِنَّمَا يُرِيدُ الشَّيْطَانُ أَنْ يُوقِعَ بَيْنَكُمُ الْعَدَاوَةَ وَالْبَغْضَاءَ فِي الْخَمْرِ وَالْمَيْسِرِ

o وَيَصُدَّكُمْ عَنْ ذِكْرِ اللَّهِ وَعَنِ الصَّلَاةِ فَهَلْ أَنْتُمْ مُنْتَهُونَ

Translation :

Shaitan's plan is to breed enmity and hatred between you by means of intoxicants and gambling, and hinder you from the remembrance of Allah, and from salat : will you not avoid such works ?


Ahadis ( Plural of Hadis ):

1,.Narrated Ibn 'Umar:

Allah's Apostle said, "Whoever drinks alcoholic drinks in the world and does not repent (before dying), will be deprived of it in the Hereafter."

Volume 7, Book 69, Number 481: Sahi Bukhari Sharif

2. Narrated 'Aisha:

Allah's Apostle was asked about Al-Bit. He said, "All drinks that intoxicate are unlawful (to drink.)

Volume 7, Book 69, Number 491: Sahi Bukhari Sharif

3. As referred by Ibn Umar (ra) :

The Prophet Mohammad (saws) said : " Curse of Allah on those who drink the wine , who serves the wine ,who sells it ,who purchase it, who manufactures it, who helps in manufacturing , who transport it and for whom it is transported ".

Surah No. 22, Al Hajj, Part of Ayat No. 30

فَاجْتَنِبُوا الرِّجْسَ مِنَ الْأَوْثَانِ

Translation :

So shun the abomination (worshipping) of idol .