37: Those Who Set the Ranks

Injustice
Cruelty and Violence
Intolerance
Women
Absurdities
Contradictions
Family Values
Interpretation
Sex
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Cruelty in Surah 37

  1. Those who "did wrong" will go to hell, and their wives will go to hell with them (no matter how they behaved). 37:22-23

  2. Those who refuse to believe in Muhammad's revelations will face a painful doom. 37:31-38

  3. "Then looketh he and seeth him in the depth of hell." 37:55

  4. If you're not favored by Allah, you're doomed. 37:57

  5. Those in hell must eat from a tree with the heads of devils, and then drink boiling water. After that they return to hell. 37:62-68

  6. Allah drowned everyone except Noah and his family in the flood. 37:82

  7. When Abraham's son, Ishmael, was old enough to walk, Allah told Abraham in a dream to sacrifice Ishmael. So Abraham asked Ishmael if it'd be OK with him, and Ishmael said, "Sure thing, Dad, go ahead and kill me for God. I won't even flinch." 37:102

  8. Only the "single-minded slaves of Allah" will be saved from the doom. 37:127-8

  9. Allah killed everyone in Sodom except for Lot and his family. 37:136

  10. No one is against Allah, except those who burn in hell. 37:162-3

  11. Just wait a while and watch. The unbelievers will soon be destroyed in the doom. 37:176-9