Undertook an oath to slaughter a particular sheep

Reference: I’laam al-Mu’aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 186

Question: A person undertook an oath to slaughter a particular sheep, however, that particular sheep died without any negligence on his part. So is he [now] required to replace [the sheep and slaughter] it?

Response: If it died without any negligence or extenuating factor on his part, then nothing [further] is required of him.

He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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