Islamic concepts

Munāfiq — weasel, faker, hypocrite

noun singular plural
romanization munāfiq munāfiqūn

A Munāfiq is a person who does Nifāq, i.e. who pretends to be a Muslim.

As the Muslim community grew, some people pretended to believe in Islam for worldly benefits.

A Munāfiq (pl. Munāfiqūn) is someone who outwardly practices Islam while inwardly concealing their disbelief, maybe even unknowingly.

A warning sign that you might be turning into a Munāfiq is if your private prayer is different than your public prayer.

person who pretends to be a Muslim

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