Tag Archives: Oath

November, 2019

  • 26 November

    Warning against speaking lies in business transactions

    Question Is this authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Allah will not speak to nor will he look [with mercy] at the person who takes a false oath that he has been offered more for his goods than he has actually been offered.”

  • 19 November

    Take an oath only if you are speaking the truth

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? لا تحلفوا بآبائكم ولا بأمهاتكم ولا بالأنداد ولا تحلفوا إلا بالله ولا تحلفوا بالله إلا وأنتم صادقون

September, 2019

August, 2019

  • 28 August

    A Hadith regarding oaths

    Question What is the authenticity of this Hadith? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) heard a man taking an oath [using his father’s name] and said: ‘Do not take oaths using your father’s name. Whoever takes an oath by Allah, let him fulfil his oath, and if an oath is sworn for a person using Allah’s name, then he should be …

October, 2018

  • 18 October

    ‘O businessmen! Give sadaqah’

    Question Is this authentic? Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “O Merchants! In business transactions there occurs useless talk and false oaths, therefore mix it with giving sadaqah [for its atonement]”

  • 10 October

    Taking false oaths to sell a commodity

    Question What is the source of this Hadith? Sayyiduna Abu Hurayrah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Taking [false] oaths will hasten the sale of the commodity but will destroy the barakah”

May, 2017

  • 29 May

    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'”

March, 2017

November, 2016