Trust is something very important but how to verify whether someone can be trusted or not?

A trustworthy person is rare nowadays. We may have many people around us and we don’t know who is the one we should trust.

Read carefully the advice of Umar, the second caliph of Islam [ra]:

Umar bin Al-Khattab (ra) taught us how to verify about news, he asked about a person,
“Who can be a witness for so and so man” one man said “I can,” Umar bin Al-Khattab (ra) asked “Did you ever travel with him?” the man said, “no,”, he asked, “Did you ever put Amaanah (a trust) in his hand and he gave it back?” the man said, “no,” he asked, “Have you ever had any transaction with him on any matter of Haq (right)?’ he said, “no.” Umar admonished him and said, “Then be silent, dare you – you do not know him, maybe it is that you only saw him in the Masjid or prayed with him”
Sunan Al Bayhaqi, Adab Al-Qaadi (The etiquette of the Judge), vol. 10, p. 125

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