Please provide the reference for the Hadith which states “Woe unto the one who speaks lies just to make people laugh”



Imam Tirmidhi and others have recorded the following Hadith:

Sayyiduna Mu’awiyah ibn Haydah (radiyallahu ‘anhu) reports that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Woe to the one who speaks lies to make the people laugh. Woe to him! Woe to him!”

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 2315, Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4951. Declared sound by Imam Tirmidhi)


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.


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