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Wallaahi in the head

Fatwaa ID: 1562

Question:
Asalamualaikum Mufti Sahib,

If you say a statement with Wallahi in your head, and not out loud, does it still count as a statement that you have to satisfy or not?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

An oath only comes into effect once it is verbally uttered or written. Saying something in one’s mind has no effect. The statement made in the mind will not have to be honored.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

01/15/1445 AH – 08/02/2023 CE | AMG3-4018

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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