What is the authenticity of this Hadith?

“Whoever has to take an oath should swear by Allah or remain silent”



Imam Bukhari and Imam Muslim (rahimahumallah) have recorded this Hadith on the authority of Sayyiduna ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (radiyallahu ‘anhuma). The Hadith is therefore authentic.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2679, Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1646)



And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala


Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar