Al-Kāfi - Volume 7 > Tne must Take an Oath only for what He Knows
Hadith #1

1- مُحَمَّدُ بْنُ يَحْيَى عَنْ أَحْمَدَ بْنِ مُحَمَّدٍ عَنْ عَلِيِّ بْنِ الْحَكَمِ عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا يَحْلِفُ الرَّجُلُ إِلا عَلَى عِلْمِهِ.

1. Muhammad ibn Yahya has narrated from Ahmad ibn Muhammad from Ali ibn al-Hakam from Hisham ibn Salim who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘ Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘A man must not take an oath except for what he knows. 5 ”



Hadith #2

2- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ عَبْدِ اللهِ بْنِ الْمُغِيرَةِ عَنْ خَالِدِ بْنِ أَيْمَنَ الْحَنَّاطِ عَنْ أَبِي بَصِيرٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا يُسْتَحْلَفُ الرَّجُلُ إِلا عَلَى عِلْمِهِ.

2. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ‘Abd Allah ibn al-Mughirah from Khalid ibn Ayman al-Hannat from abu Basir who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘A man must not be asked to take an oath except for what he knows.’”



Hadith #3

3- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنِ ابْنِ أَبِي عُمَيْرٍ عَنْ هِشَامِ بْنِ سَالِمٍ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا يَحْلِفُ الرَّجُلُ إِلا عَلَى عِلْمِهِ.

3. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ibn abu ‘ Umayr from Hisham ibn Salim who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘A man must not be asked to take an oath except for what he knows.’”



Hadith #4

4- عَلِيُّ بْنُ إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَنْ أَبِيهِ عَنْ إِسْمَاعِيلَ بْنِ مَرَّارٍ عَنْ يُونُسَ عَنْ بَعْضِ أَصْحَابِهِ عَنْ أَبِي عَبْدِ اللهِ (عَلَيْهِ السَّلام) قَالَ لا يُسْتَحْلَفُ الرَّجُلُ إِلا عَلَى عِلْمِهِ وَلا يَقَعُ الْيَمِينُ إِلا عَلَى الْعِلْمِ اسْتُحْلِفَ أَوْ لَمْ يُسْتَحْلَفْ.

4. Ali ibn Ibrahim has narrated from his father from ’Isma‘il ibn Marrar from Yunus from certain persons of his people who has narrated the following: “Abu ‘Abd Allah, ‘Alayhi al-Salam, has said, ‘A man must not be asked to take an oath except for what he knows and that oath applies only to what he knows, regardless, one is asked to swear or not’”