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A believer is not instilled with deception and lies

Question

Is this narration authentic?

المؤمن يطبع على الخلال كلها غير الخيانة، والكذب

 

Answer

Imam Abu Bakr ibn Abi Shaybah (rahimahullah) has recorded this narration as the statement of Sayyiduna Sa’d ibn Abi Waqqas (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Musannaf Ibn Abi Shaybah, Hadith: 26117 and 30975)

 

Shaykh Muhammad ‘Awwamah (hafizahullah) has graded the chain authentic.

(Footnotes on Musannaf, Hadith: 26117)

 

Translation

A Believer is instilled with a number of qualities except deception and lying.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar