Description of the poor and the needy
Description of the poor and the needy

Book:

The Book of Zakat - كتاب الزكاة

Chapter:

The Persons to whom Zakat is Due

Section:The qualifications for entitlement to zakat
Topic/Issue:2568 - Description of the poor and the needy --
Opinions:
Opinion FromOpinionExplanation
Imam Malika poor person (faqir) is better off than the needy (miskin)
Imam Abu Hanifa,Imam Shafi (one opinion)The needy person is in a better condition than the poor.
Imam Shafi (another opinion)Both terms indicate the same meaning
Tags :Worship, Zakah, Categories, Qualifications,Poor,Needy
See Also:Amount of wealth that precludes the entitlement to sadaqa
References:1[pg:322]
Last Updated:2011-02-12

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