The punishment for a sin committed by a believer is removed in ten ways:
1. He repents to Allah (taubah), so Allah accepts his repentance, for the one who repents from sin is like the one who has no sin.
2. He seeks forgiveness from Allah (istighfar), so Allah forgives him. … More 10 WAYS TO REMOVE PUNISHMENT FOR SINS – TEN WAYS TO CLEAN OURSELVES FROM SIN – TEN WAYS PUNISHMENT IS REMOVED