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”?
Lying without intending to lie
Is lying without intending [to lie] prohibited?
Reflect at the wisdom of Allaah
And look at the wisdom of Allaah and His love for the coming together of the hearts [of the believers].
How many times have you lied?
I only [ever] lied once. ‘Umar asked me about a garment, [and] how much I got it for. So I [lied and] dropped its price by two thirds.
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]?
Saudi Grand Mufti DENIES fatwa allowing men to eat wives
Saudi Arabia’s Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Abdullah al-Sheikh has denied issuing a fatwa (religious edict) which allows a hungry man to eat his wife, or parts of her body, in the case of famine or if eating his wife would result in saving his own life.
Joking with lies
Is there a difference between intentionally lying and jokingly lying? And is it permissible for a person to lie jokingly?