عن أبي هريرة -رضي الله عنه- عن النبي -صلى الله عليه وسلم-قال: «إيَّاكم والظنَّ, فإن الظنَّ أكذبُ الحديث».
[صحيح.] - [متفق عليه.]
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Abu Hurayrah (may Allah be pleased with him) reported that the Prophet (may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him) said: "Beware of negative assumption, for negative assumption is the falsest of speech."
[Sahih/Authentic] - [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

Explanation

This Hadīth warns against negative assumption and suspicion that are not based on evidence, such that one relies on mere assumption and suspicion and judges accordingly. This is an evil moral, and it is the falsest of speech, because if the suspecting person relies on flimsy grounds, taking them as decisive premises for his conclusions, then his resulting statements are lies; rather, they are the most blatant lies.

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1: It warns of baseless suspicions.
2: There is nothing wrong with suspicion about those who show signs that support it, as in the case of evil and immoral people.
3: The warning is about such suspicion that settles in one’s soul and he persists in it. Yet, as for suspicions that pass through one’s mind and do not settle therein, he is not to blame for that.