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Caution against taking a false oath to usurp the right of a Muslim

Question

What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

“He who snatches away the right of a Muslim by swearing a false oath, Allah would make Hell-fire necessary for him and would declare Jannah forbidden for him. A person said ‘Even if it is something insignificant?’ He replied: ‘Yes, even if it is the twig of the arak [miswak] tree'”

 

Answer

Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration. The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 137)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar