According to the following verse, will the believers whose sins are more than their rewards (thawabs) stay in Hell eternally? "But those whose balance is light, will be those who have lost their souls; in Hell will they abide." (al-Mu'minun, 23/103)

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According to the following verse, will the believers whose sins are more than their rewards (thawabs) stay in Hell eternally? "But those whose balance is light, will be those who have lost their souls; in Hell will they abide." (al-Mu'minun, 23/103)
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"But those whose balance is light, will be those who have lost their souls; in Hell will they abide."(al-Mu'minun, 23/103)

It is clear that the expression "in Hell will they abide" describes unbelievers staying in Hell eternally. As a matter of fact, it is understood from the verses coming after it that they are the ones that deny the verses (signs) of Allah.

Allah addresses them as follows: "Were not My Signs rehearsed to you, and ye did but treat them as falsehoods?” (al-Mu'minun, 23/105)

Allah Almighty will definitely weigh the deeds. He will weigh the good and bad deeds of man with a scale that we do not know what it is like and will realize justice. If the good deeds of a person outweigh his bad deeds, he will attain salvation; if it is the opposite, he deserves torture. However, Allah might forgive him. If he is a believer and has sins and his sins outweigh his good deeds, he will go to Paradise after he    pays the penalty. He receives Allah's endless mercy. 

It is stated in the hadith that a person who has belief will exit Hell. The Prophet (pbuh) said, "A person who has a very slight amount of belief in his heart will exit Hell." (Muslim, Iman: 304)

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