Tag: deception

Are Muslims Allowed To Lie To Disbelievers?

No! We have responded in detail on the claim made by critics that Muslims are allowed to ‘lie’ to disbelievers with impunity. However, no such thing exists anywhere in our scripture. The claim on this is fabricated by delusional individuals in order to spread propaganda against Islam. For further detail on this read our refutation… Read More ›

Is Falsehood And Deception Permitted In War?

We have dealt with this before in the following article, scroll down to read it. Here, Bashir Ahmad presents new perspective on this to get a better understanding on the Hadith, ‘War is deceit’. Bashir Ahmad M.A. In various narrations, it has been related that the Holy Prophet would say: Meaning, “War is but deception.”… Read More ›

Lying Not Allowed Except In Extreme Necessity?

Kaleef K. Karim Messenger of God said, ‘The person who (lies) in order to conciliate between people is not a liar, when he conveys good or says (something) good”. [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]. The narration in Muslim added: She said, “I never heard him (she meant the Prophet (p)) giving permission of lying in anything except… Read More ›

Quran 10:21 Makara, Makr

And when We let mankind taste of mercy after some adversity has afflicted them, behold! They take to plotting against Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.)! Say: “Allah is more Swift in planning!” Certainly, Our Messengers (angels) record all of that which you plot. Qur’an 10:21 Commentary Ma’arifulul-Qur’an – Maulana Muhammad Shaffi… Read More ›

Response To Critics Claim ‘Allah Is A Deceiver’ – Quran 3:54

Kaleef K. Karim The aim of this article is to answer the claims made by Christian missionaries that Allah is a ‘deceiver’, and a ‘liar’, dealing with the word used in 8:58, 7:99 And 3:54. The verse we are going to examine is the following: Transliteration: Wamakaroo wamakara Allahu waAllahu khayru almakireena Translation: “And the… Read More ›

Commentary On The Hadith “War Is Deceit”

The Prophet said, “War is deceit.” (Bukhari, Volume 4, Book 52, Number 269) The above Hadith is often cited by critics that it sanctions Muslims to lie in all circumstances in order to ‘deceive’ non-believers. This is a lie, nowhere in the Hadith does it say anything of such. However, in the passage, it speaks… Read More ›

Quran 9:3 ‘Dissolution Of Oaths’

Qur’an 9:3 – “…Allah and His Messenger are free from liability to the idolaters…” Critics claim for the above verse that the pagan idolaters did nothing wrong and somehow Muhammed deceived them by breaking the ‘dissolution’. However, such baseless claims hold no weight when we read the verses before and after. The verse in its… Read More ›

Qur’an 16:106 ‘Except For One Who Is Forced…’ – Deceiving Disbelievers?

Whoever disbelieves in Allah after his belief… except for one who is forced [to renounce his religion] while his heart is secure in faith. But those who [willingly] open their breasts to disbelief, upon them is wrath from Allah, and for them is a great punishment. Quran 16:106 The above verse has been used by… Read More ›

‘Holy Bible’ Allows Lying – Deception?

Kaleef K. Karim Note: This is article is by no means to disrespect Christian or Judaic brethren/sisters or their Faith. I only endeavoured to write this article because of some extremist Christians and Jews who charge the Islamic faith with deception – that Islam as a religion sanctions lying in all circumstances, a claim which… Read More ›

Church Fathers Who Endorsed Lying – Deception

Kaleef K. Karim With evidences shown previously, that the Bible does allow lying. You can click on the links below for more information: Old Testament: 1. Exodus 1:15-22 – Midwives 2. Exodus 3:22 – YHWH & Israelites 3. Joshua 2:2-7 – Rahab 4. 2 Kings 6:18-20 – Elisha & YHWH 5. Judges 4:9 – Jael… Read More ›