Hadith on Joking: It is permissible to joke as long as you do not lie in your joke

Abu Huraira reported: It was said, “O Messenger of Allah, do you joke with us?” The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I do not say anything but the truth.”

Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 1990

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالُوا يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ إِنَّكَ تُدَاعِبُنَا قَالَ صلى الله عليه وسلم إِنِّي لَا أَقُولُ إِلَّا حَقًّا

1990 سنن الترمذي كتاب البر والصلة عن رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم باب ما جاء في المزاح

قَالَ أَبُو عِيسَى هَذَا حَدِيثٌ حَسَنٌ صَحِيحٌ