Hypocrisy النفاق

Malik on Honor: Man punished for not honoring Allah’s commands

Malik ibn Dinar reported: A rabbi among the tribes of Israel would be visited in his house by men and women, whom he would admonish and remind them of the […]

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: Believers, hypocrites, and evildoers recite Quran

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “There will be successors after sixty years ‘who waste the prayer and follow their lusts, so they

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Hadith on Ostentation: Special place in Hell for reciters showing off

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Seek refuge in Allah from the pit of sorrow.” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, what

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Hudhayfah on Nifaq: Beware of taking hypocrisy too lightly

Abu al-Ruqad reported: Hudhayfah said, “A man used to speak a word in the time of the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, by which he would become a

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Ali on Iman: Faith is a light in the heart, hypocrisy is darkness

Abdullah ibn Hind reported: Ali, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, faith begins like a fragment of white in the heart. Each time faith increases in magnitude, it

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Hadith on Fitnah: Trials afflict those with good words, corrupt hearts

Ibn Umar reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah Almighty said: I have created My creatures with tongues as sweet as honey and hearts as

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Abu Khayr on Qulub: Hearts of believers merciful, hypocrites malicious

Isma’il ibn Nujayd reported: Abu al-Khayr, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Hearts are containers. A heart filled with faith has signs of compassion for all Muslims, concern for

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Hatim on Leadership: Believers seek good governance, hypocrites seek power

Al-Ghazali reported: Hatim al-Asamm, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The believer commands and prohibits for the sake of governance and he sets things right. The hypocrite commands and

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: No reward for worshipping with worldly motives

Ubayy ibn Ka’b reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Give glad tidings to this nation of honor, victory, and stability. Yet, whoever does a deed of

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Hadith on Death: Munkar and Nakir questions souls in the grave

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “When the deceased is buried in his grave, two black and blue angels come to him.

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Hadith on Yahya: John’s five commands to the Children of Israel

Al-Harith ibn al-Ash’ari reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah commanded John, the son of Zechariah, with five words to practice and to command the

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Hadith on Funerals: The Prophet respectfully buries a hypocrite

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, came to the hypocrite Abdullah ibn ‘Ubayy after he was placed in his grave. The Prophet

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Umar on Nifaq: I fear hypocrite scholars in the Ummah

Abu Uthman al-Hindi reported: Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “Verily, what I fear most for this nation is a learned hypocrite.” It was said, “How

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Hadith on Worship: Acts of worship spoiled by insincerity and sins

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “One who fasts might only acquire hunger and thirst from his fasting. One who stands for

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Hasan on ‘Ilm: Knowledge is two types, beneficial or hypocritical

Hisham reported: Al-Hasan al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Knowledge is two types: Knowledge in the heart is that which benefits. Knowledge on the tongue will be an

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: He sees other’s faults but forgets his own

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “One of you sees the speck in his brother’s eye while he forgets the log in

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Hadith on Hypocrisy: The Prophet fears scholars with ignorant hearts

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, among what I fear most for my nation is every hypocrite with a knowledgeable

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