30 Signs of the Hypocrites

Shaykh `Aa'id Abdullah al-Qarnee

1. Falsehood and Lying


3. Showing insolence and licentiousness in argumentation

4. Breaking one's promise

5. Laziness in worship

6. Showing off

7. Lack of remembrance of Allah

8. Hastiness in prayer

9. Slandering those who give themselves freely to good deeds from among the believers and the righteous

10.Mocking the Qur'an, the Sunnah and the Messenger, sallallahu `alaihi wa sallam

11.The protective oath

12.Disliking to spend for the sake of Allah

13.Desertion and abandonment of the Muslims

14.Originating false rumours and causing sedition

15.Finding fault with Allah's decree

16.Bringing down the honour of the righteous

17.Remaining away from the congregational prayer

18.Causing mischilef while claiming to establish peace

19.Outward behaviour contradicting what is in the heart

20.Fear of unpleasant events, incidents and happenings

21.False excuses

22.Commanding the evil and preventing the good

23.Tying one's hands back out of stinginess

24.Forgetting Allah

25.Denial of the promise of Allah and His Messenger

26.Concern for the outward appearance and neglect of the innner condition

27.Eloquence, long-winded speech, boasting and bragging

28.Lack of understanding of the religion

29.Not sinning in front of the people (due to fear of them) but showing boldness to Allah by committing sins in secrecy

30.Rejoicing at the affliction of the believers with a calamity and being saddened at their being touched by joy and pleasure