Minor and Major Hypocrisy, and the Hypocrites by Al-Barbahaaree, Explanation of Al-Fawzaan
Imaam Abu Muhammad Al-Hasan b. `Alee b. Khalaf al-Barbahaaree (died 329H, rahimahullaah) stated in his Sharhus-Sunnah (point 38):
والنفاق أن يظهر الإسلام باللسان ويخفي الكفر بالضمير
Hypocrisy is to make apparent Islaam upon the tongue and to conceal kufr in the heart.
Explanation of Shaikh al-Fawzaan:
It-haaf al-Qaaree of Shaikh al-Fawzaan:
Hypocrisy is to make apparent goodness and to conceal…