The complexion of the Jannatees and the Jahannamees

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Q: Kindly verify if this is correct based on the aayaat يوم تبيض وجوه و تسود وجوه فاما اللذين ابيضت وجوههم ففي رحمة الله. The conclusion is the people of jahannum will be dark skin couloured and people of jannat will be light skin couloured.


A: Obviously when they are going to be burnt then the colour of their skin will definitely change.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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