Oaths

October 29, 2022 3 mins

What Do I Do If I Lied in an Oath to Allah?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I made a huge mistake in panic in order to protect myself from looking like a liar and admitting to my lie. I was asked if I had gotten something or not, and while I had not gotten it I said I did. I was asked to swear by […]
October 8, 2022 2 mins

Does a Person who Promised Not to do a Sin without Mentioning Allah’s Name, Ha...

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question Is it considered an oath, and is Kaffara (expiation) required if someone makes a dua promising not to commit a sin but does not mention Allah’s name? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Merciful and Compassionate A promise is different than a vow or an oath. If […]
August 27, 2022 2 mins

Is My Marriage Valid If My Husband Took an Oath to Become a Non-Muslim at Our Ni...

Answered by Ustadha Shazia Ahmad Question A marriage is trapped due to this: Zaid made an oath that in his nikah ceremony, when he declared acceptance, the acceptance means he takes kufr, meaning that Zaid said when he gets married, he will become a kafir. Is this valid, and is the marriage valid? Answer Thank […]
August 7, 2022 3 mins

How Do I Repent from Intentionally Broken Oaths?

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Weltch Question I’ve said “Wallahi” and then lied (many times), but I want to repent, and I’m not sure if it’s sincere because I feel like in my mind, I’m only doing it to avoid Allah’s punishment on the day of judgment, but another part of me says I’m being sincere. […]