Tag: lie

Are Jews allowed to lie?

It depends. Judaism generally does not condone lying (in fact, it is Torah law, not rabbinic law, that prohibits bearing false witness, which is a capital crime with the same level of severity as murder, kidnapping, etc. and Torah law…


The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, truthfulness leads to righteousness and righteousness leads to Paradise. A man may speak the truth until he is recorded with Allah as truthful. Verily, falsehood leads to wickedness and wickedness leads to the Hellfire. A man may tell lies until he is recorded with Allah as a liar.” Source: Sahih Muslim 2607

A Righteous Lie?

Mark 12:28–31: Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving that He had answered them well, asked Him, “Which is the first1 commandment of all?” Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is:…