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23Question: Concerning the punishment of the adulterer and adulteress.
Answer: Nine mithqáls are payable for the first offence, eighteen for the second, thirty-six for the third, and so on, each succeeding fine being double the preceding. The weight of one mithqál is equivalent to nineteen nakhuds in accordance with the specification of the Bayán.
fines for committing adultery, 15
qál, weight of, n78
What is a nakhud?