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Benefit vs. Harm with haram action

Salam, When it comes to a haram action, if the benefits to one’s seen outweigh the harm, would it be permissible? More specifically, if one needs to commit one deceptive/dishonest action and as a ...
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What does Islam say about lying to stay in the UK for a British passport? [duplicate]

I have a question regarding someone lying to stay in the UK for a British passport I know someone who came as a visitor to the UK and rather than going back abroad decided to claim asylum on domestic ...
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Is my salary haram after attesting that I've never been convicted by a court of law, when I was fined for entering a train platform without a ticket?

When joining a government organization, there was a question while filling the attestation form that have you ever been convicted by a court of law for any offence. I wrote no. Actually I had been ...
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After lying to my insurance company and employer, is my income haram? [duplicate]

I am currently a food delivery driver and I use my car to deliver the food. For insurance on my car, the company would only insure the car if it is bought and not rented, so I lied and told them I ...
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Asking someone to Swear

Zaid is a liar, He borrowed some money from me. After sometime he denied and he started telling lying. When issue reached high I told him to take swear of Allah and He swear (false) that He (Zaid) did ...
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How do I ask Allah to forgive me for my past life and lying about it to protect my wife?

Before I accepted Islam, I led a pretty disgraceful life. It has led to terrible marriage problems. When my wife asks me for information on the things I did (she is not Muslim), I do not tell her the ...
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Can a person lie to keep something safe or hidden or to protect something which will benefit him?

Can a person lie in order to keep something safe or hidden or to protect something which will benefit him? For example, once I was in a shameful situation with a kufar girl, and I lied to her in order ...
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Is making tawbah sufficient for lying when swearing on the Quran?

I swore on the Quran while lying and I'm very regretful of my sin, very. I can not fast 3 days or feed 10 people. Or pay the fee of committing this sin (reasons). I made tawbah and prayed and made ...
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Does Islam permit writing fictional stories?

I searched the internet and found many fatwas that writing fiction (if it adheres to sharia) is allowed. But i still have a doubt because of this hadith: Woe to the one who speaks with lies to make ...
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Does Shia Islam have any narration where attributing a lie to the Prophet is a grave sin and leads to hell?

“Do not tell lies about me, for whoever tells lies about me will enter Hell.” Narrated by al-Bukhaari, 106. Sunni Muslims have the above narration which tells about consequences of deliberate lying ...
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Are these silly lies haram according to Islam?

Though lies are forbidden in Islam, but many of us willingly or unwillingly tell some silly lies often to not to face some situations or to ignore some things. As example, I often can't help to lie to ...
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Is it haram to use something that was not faithfully obtained?

When I was 12 years old, my parents have told me that they're going to buy me a MacBook Pro if I didn't cry for computer related issues when they were away. However I did, and I have told my baby ...
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Is lying to prevent a great sin allowed?

Is it permissible to lie in order to avoid a great sin? For example, a person was invited to an inappropriate party, so he acted sick to slip away and not attend it. So in such cases, would lying be ...
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I have been lying for years and now cannot get out [closed]

Salam, I am a 14 year old girl raised by a single mother. I know very little about my father who left my mum when i was 3 and i have never had the guts to ask my mom about him. you could say I'm not ...
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How to repent from lying?

As everyone knows, lying is one of the great and major sins. Let's say, at some point, a person lied a small lie. How can he repent? Does he need to tell whom he lied to the truth? Or is it enough to ...
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Why is lying a major sin?

As I and in all probability all of you know, lie or Kezb is counted as a major sin or in other word it is considered as Kabaer (majors) sin. But the question which I am looking for its answer is that ...
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Lying to get married, grounds for divorce, or will it reduce barakh in the marriage?

My husband and his family deceived me on many levels before we got married. Before I married him he had a severe case of cancer, which reached his bones and organs. It was also his understanding that ...
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Can Muslims, without lying, allow others to get false impressions?

Understanding that lying, intentionally saying that which is known to be not true, is (with certain exceptions) as unacceptable in Islam [as in Christianity]. Are Muslims required to be honest (open ...
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Is concealing information about a product considered lying?

I am selling a product which has a special addition to it which is not available elsewhere; for that a customer is willing to pay extra money. However, what he does not know is that special feature ...
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Is it OK for a Muslim to lie? [duplicate]

A big staple in Christianity's view of God is that it is impossible for God to lie and that it is always wrong for a Christian to lie/deceive. Is this also true in Islam and stated as such in the ...
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Is checking the “I have read..” check box considered lying?

Some websites ask to check a check box that says: I have read and agree to the terms I always agree to such things without reading them. Would it be haram if I checked the box even though I didn'...
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Is it permitted to lie if you love some one and want to get married to them?

If a Muslim woman committed a sin with a man, and on confession to her boyfriend expects he would no longer want to marry her, is it permissible to lie to him and say it was all untrue? She would like ...
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How does Islamic law or scripture define حرب for the purpose of justifying deceit?

In this thread, a member stated, Lying is forbidden except in three instances, and they are: To please ones wife lying during/in war (وَالْكَذِبُ فِي الْحَرْبِ) and to try to bring ...
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According to the Qur'an of Hadith, is it permissible for a Muslim to lie in some circumstances?

According to the Qur'an or Hadith, is it permissible for a Muslim to lie in some circumstances? If so, under what circumstance may a Muslim lie?