By Allaah, we would never lie, and nor did we know what lying was.
Respond in an ambiguous manner so as not to lie
If I am asked about something I know about, and I don’t want to disclose it, will I be sinful if I said “I don’t know”?
The most dishonest of the people
The most dishonest of the people is the one who returns to his sins [after repenting for them]…
Permissible deception when peacemaking
When a man wants to rectify matters between two disputing parties, is he allowed to lie and swear an oath in the name of Allaah, bearing in mind his intention is only to make islaah – so is this permissible?
The recompense of knowingly swearing a false oath
I had a disagreement with a man, and we took the matter to court where he was asked to swear an oath [that he was telling the truth], but [in actual fact] he was lying. So what is the recompense for someone who swears an oath upon the Qur.aan based upon a lie?
The false oath
In the presence of my friends, sisters and teachers, I swear an oath based on a lie, whilst [at the same time] in my heart I seek forgiveness from Allaah by oft-repeating al-istighfaar – without anyone knowing about it; am I still sinful for doing so?
Swearing an oath based upon a lie
If someone swore an oath on a matter – knowing it to be a lie, and afterwards he said “I seek forgiveness from Allaah, and repent unto Him” – what is the ruling regarding that? And is he required to expiate [for that sin]?
Dishonestly taking something
He received compensation from the government amounting to 4,000 Riyals – and claimed it using a forged document in compensation for flood [damage]; So [now] he says, “what should I do with this sum of money which I have dishonestly [claimed and subsequently] received?”
Satisfied with cheating and deceit
It used to be said, [that] whoever is satisfied with cheating/deceit, then he is [regarded as being] from its people.