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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”

 

Answer

Imam Bukhari (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. Imam Muslim (rahimahullah) has also recorded the Hadith with slight variation in the wording.

(Sahih Bukhari, Hadith: 2087, Sahih Muslim, Hadith: 1606)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar