Istiftaat > Permissibility of divulging a secret
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Q: If someone told me a secret and insisted upon me not to tell it to anyone, is it permissible to tell it to someone whom I trust? 

A: It is impermissible for you to tell a secret if someone entrusted you with it, even to those whom you trust because the secret is a trust that should not be disclosed to anyone. And if you do tell it to someone, you should ask for Allah’s forgiveness and make up for this sinful act.