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The reward for avoiding lies even in jest

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by HadithAnswers.com

What is the source of this Hadith?

Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “I stand guarantee for a house in the middle of Jannah for the person who avoids lying even if he were joking/in jest.”

 

Answer

Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith as part of a longer narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Abu Umamah (radiyallahu ‘anhu).

(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 4767)

 

Imam Tirmidhi (rahimahullah) has recorded a similar narration on the authority of Sayyiduna Anas ibn Malik (radiyallahu ‘anhu) and has declared it sound (hasan).

(Sunan Tirmidhi, Hadith: 1993)

 

Also see here.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

This answer was collected from HadithAnswers.com. The answers were either answered or checked by Moulana Haroon Abasoomar (rahimahullah) who was a Shaykhul Hadith in South Africa, or by his son, Moulana Muhammad Abasoomer (hafizahullah), who is a Hadith specialist. 

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