Archives: Al-Manaahi al-Lafziyyah (forbidden expressions)

The expression “May you live forever”

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Praise be to Allaah.   Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: “Saying ‘May you live forever’ is a kind of transgression in du’aa’, because living forever is impossible and is contrary to what Allaah says. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Whatsoever is on it (the earth) will perish.  And • Read More »

Is it correct for a speaker to say, “My beloved for the sake of the Messenger of Allaah”?

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Praise be to Allaah.   Although the speaker may appear to mean something correct, which is that you and I have been brought together by our love for the Messenger of Allaah (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him), this expression is contrary to what is taught in the Sunnah, because the hadeeth says, • Read More »

The expressions “I urge you”, “Greetings”, “Good morning”, “Good evening”

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Praise be to Allaah.   Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: There is nothing wrong with saying to someone “I urge you” concerning a matter in which he can do something to help you. Similarly it is acceptable to say “I send you my greetings” and the like, because Allaah • Read More »

Is it correct to say “My dear father”?

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Praise be to Allaah.   Shaykh Muhammad ibn ‘Uthaymeen (may Allaah have mercy on him) said: There is nothing wrong with this and in fact it is permissible. Allaah says (interpretation of the meaning): “Verily, there has come unto you a Messenger (Muhammad) from amongst yourselves. It grieves him that you should receive any injury • Read More »

It is not permissible to say that rule belongs to the people or that wealth is the wealth of the people

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Praise be to Allaah.   These words are a fabrication and those who fabricated them are liars in their claim. They do not implement that themselves by surrendering their opinion to the opinion of the people, not even in a single case. This is a deceitful slogan aimed at cheating the people who seek relief • Read More »

Proper etiquette when describing the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him)

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Praise be to Allaah. Our Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) is the noblest of creation and the leader of mankind, the most beloved of Allaah’s creation to Allaah. He has a station of praise and glory, a cistern to which many will come (on the Day of Resurrection). Allaah chose him • Read More »

Is the [Arabic] phrase, “Let us put our hand in the hand of time” permissible? And the ruling on inveighing against time.

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Praise be to Allaah. Firstly: It is essential to understand correctly the sentence “Allaah is Time”, because misunderstanding it leads to misunderstanding the phrase mentioned in this question. Hence we say: It is proven in the saheeh Sunnah that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Do not inveigh against time, • Read More »

Ruling on saying: Jazakum Allaahu alfa khayrin (May Allaah reward you with good one thousand times)

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Praise be to Allaah. The Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) taught us to rewards the one who does us a favour, and if we cannot do that then we should pray to Allaah  for him and say: Jazaak Allaahu khayran (may Allaah reward you with good). Abu Dawood (1672) narrated that • Read More »

Use of the Word “Jahiliyyah” (Period of Ignorance)

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Praise be to Allah. Firstly: The word Jahiliyyah is used to refer to the period before the coming of the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him). It refers to two things that are combined in this period: jahl (ignorance) and jahaalah (foolishness). The word Jahiliyyah is a blameworthy word. Ignorance and foolishness • Read More »

Ruling on a pamphlet with the title: “House available, do not miss out, overlooking three things”

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Praise be to Allaah. This message contains fabrication about Allaah and claims to know that which is known only by Allaah. How does he know that the house that is built in Paradise for its owner will be overlooking the Throne of the Most Merciful, the palace of the Messenger (blessings and peace of Allaah • Read More »

Their saying: “The left hand does not harm you” and the response, “Your left hand is like your right”

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Praise be to Allaah. There is a prohibition on giving and taking with the left hand in the report narrated by Ibn Maajah (3266) from Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him), according to which the Prophet (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Let one of you eat with his right • Read More »