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Chapter 61
ﱢﺢﱡﺸﻟاو ﻞﺨﺒﻟا ﻦﻋ ﻲﻬﻨﻟا بﺎﺑ
Prohibition of Miserliness
Allah, the Exalted, says:
"But he who is greedy miser and thinks himself self-sufficient. And belies Al-Husna. We will make smooth for
him the path for evil. And what will his wealth avail him when he goes down (in destruction)?''
"And whosoever is saved from his own covetousness, then they are the successful ones.''
َلﺎﻗ ﻢﱠﻠَﺳو ِﻪْﻴَﻠَﻋ ُﷲا ﻰّﻠَﺻ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا لﻮﺳر ﱠنَأ ﻪﻨﻋ ﻪﱠﻠﻟا ﻲﺿر ﺮﺑﺎﺟ ﻦﻋو
ٌتﺎَﻤﻠُﻇ َﻢْﻠﱡﻈﻟا ﱠنِﺈَﻓ ، َﻢْﻠﱡﻈﻟا اﻮُﻘ
و ﻢهَءﺎَﻣِد اﻮُﻜَﻔَﺳ نَأ ﻰﻠﻋ ﻢُﻬَﻠَﻤَﺣ ، ْﻢُﻜَﻠْﺒَﻗ َنﺎآ ْﻦﻣ َﻚَﻠْهَأ ﱠﺢﱡﺸﻟا ﱠنِﺈَﻓ ، ﱠﺢﱡﺸﻟا اﻮُﻘﱠﺗاو ، ﺔَﻣﺎﻴِﻘﻟا َمْﻮﻳ
ﻢﻠﺴﻣ ﻩاور
Jabir bin `Abdullah (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: Messenger of Allah (PBUH) said,
"Beware of
oppression, for oppression will be darkness on the Day of Resurrection; and beware of stinginess because it
destroyed those who were before you. It incited them to shed their blood and deem unlawful as lawful.''
This Hadith has been mentioned before. Refer to Hadith No. 205.