We strive and strive to earn our own living. The believer is not one who begs to earn his living. #BilalPhilips #IslamicQuotes

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۞ Hadith:  Aboo Hurayrah reported that Allah’s Messenger (ﷺ) said:

“If one of you were to cut a bundle of firewood and carry it on his back [then sell it to earn his living], it would be better for him than begging from someone who may or may not give to him.”

  • Sahih Al-Bukhari, vol. 2, p. 319, no. 549,
  • Muslim (Sahih Muslim, vol. 2, pp. 497-8, no. 2267), and
  • Maalik, (Muwatta Imam Malik, p. 427, no. 1823).
  • Mishkat Al-Masabih, vol. 1, p. 390.

We strive and strive to earn our own living. The believer is not one who begs to earn his living.


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