Being forced to take an oath

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Q: If anyone forced someone to take an oath on Allah for any matter and that person took the oath. So will it be a true oath or a false oath? Kindly guide me with a clear description.


A: It will be a true oath.

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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