brigand

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an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band

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Finally, although the SQ mentions lapidation as "a more grievous punishment than all others mentioned in the Qur'an," that distinction almost certainly belongs to the punishment for brigandry (hirabah) in Q 5:33.
People, convicted of fraud, brigandry, robbery, were hired to police department after trials.
Altogether twenty mismatched targets for brigandry.
123) Rather, the Qur'an bans brigandry and acts of terrorism, from which rebels were to be distinguished.
20:15]), Calvin again mentions violence: "There are many kinds of theft: one consists in violence, as when a person's goods are forcibly plundered and carried off as it were by brigandry.
The pirates brigandry was particularly irksome for generations of Roman political leaders because the peace and stability of the massive Roman populace depended on the free, uninterrupted movement of goods from the other parts of their vast empire.