Is there Such Thing as a White and Black lie? – Shaikh Abdul-Muhsin al-‘Abbaad

Question: Is there such thing as a white lie and a black lie?

Answer: “Lying is not allowed except in the affairs in which it is permitted. Some of the People of Knowledge said: that is also by way of allusions and [statements] which have equivocations (التورية) in them”

[Sharh Sunan Abi Dawood no. 156]

Translated by

Faisal Ibn Abdul Qaadir Ibn Hassan
Abu Sulaymaan

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