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Is it true that the bible says only God has the power to punish not ourselves

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by Muftionline.co.za

Q: Why Muslims believe in Sharia law? While the bible tells us only God has the power to punish not ourselves?

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A: As for punishment, punishing a criminal is also recorded in the Bible. There should be no reason to disagree.  

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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