Category: Beliefs and Practices (Aqeedah)
Fatwa#: 39753
Asked Country: India

Answered Date: Jan 11,2018

Title: Will an oath be valid if it is made in the heart without uttering it?

Question

Will an oath be valid if it is made in the heart without uttering it? 

Answer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. 

An oath needs to be uttered for it to be valid and binding.[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tahmid Chowdhury

Student Darul Iftaa

New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,

Mufti Ebrahim Desai.

 



[1]

البحر الرائق شرح كنز الدقائق (12/ 127)

وركنها اللفظ المستعمل فيها

 

الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار وجامع البحار (ص: 280)

وركنها اللفظ المستعمل فيها

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