Saying “O Lord”

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Q: My husband when something happens like wrong or even good sometimes he says oh lord, is it permissible? He says it regularly. Sometimes he says oh paak Allah oh Allah. After he said oh lord. The other day I said oh lord too.


A: He should rather use the words “O Allah”.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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