THE MAJOR SINS #25

sins#25. Making False Oath (al-yameen al-ghamoos)

“And take not your oaths, to practice deception between yourselves with the result that someone’s foot may slip after it was firmly planted, and you may have to taste the evil (consequences) of having hindered (men) from the Path of Allah, and a mighty Wrath descend on you..” [An-Nahl 16:94]

And the Prophet (may the peace and blessings of Allaah be on him) said, “If someone is ordered to take an oath and he takes a false oath in order to take possession of property of a Muslim, then he will incur Allah’s wrath when he meets Him.” (Sahih al-Jami #6083)

Shaykh Ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allah have mercy on him) said: “It is called ghamoos because it immerses (taghmis) the one who does that in sin and then in Hell, because the one who knowingly swears a false oath concerning a matter that is in the past — Allah forbid — has combined two things: lying, which is one of the attributes of the hypocrites, and taking the matter of swearing an oath by Allah lightly, which is one of the attributes of the Jews, because the Jews are the ones who showed disrespect to their Lord, and ascribed shortcomings to Him, therefore it is an oath that immerses a person in the Fire.”
Al-Sharh al-Mumti’ , 15/130

May Allāh give us a better understanding of this book. Ameeen.

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…May Allah give us a better understanding & guide us to accept the truth

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