Islamic concepts

Qiṣāṣ –

  • equal punishment
  • tit for tat
  • an eye for an eye
  • tit for tat
  • retaliation
  • fair retribution
  • 2:178-179
  • 2:194
  • And We ordained for them therein a life for a life, an eye for an eye, a nose for a nose, an ear for an ear, a tooth for a tooth, and for wounds is legal retribution. But whoever gives [up his right as] charity, it is an expiation for him. And whoever does not judge by what Allah has revealed — then it is those who are the wrongdoers. (Qurʾān 5:45)