Verse 60

9:60 in-namaS Sadaqaatu lil fuqaraai wal masaakiyni wal 'AAmiliyna 'Alayhaa wal mual-lafati quluubuhum wa fir-riqaabi wal gaarimiyna wa fiy sabiylil-laahi wabnis sabiyl* fariyDatam minal-laah* wal-laahu 'Aliymun Hakiym

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Ahmed Raza Khan: Mohammed Aqib Qadri:
The obligatory charity * is only for the destitute and the really needy, and those who collect it, and for those in whose hearts the love of Islam needs to be instilled **, and to free slaves, and to debtors, and in Allah's cause ***, and to the traveller; this is decreed by Allah; and Allah is All Knowing, Wise. (* This applies only to Zakat.** The new convert to Islam.*** To the fighter having no provisions for holy war.)

Yusuf Ali:
Alms are for the poor and the needy, and those employed to administer the (funds); for those whose hearts have been (recently) reconciled (to Truth); for those in bondage and in debt; in the cause of Allah; and for the wayfarer: (thus is it) ordained by Allah, and Allah is full of knowledge and wisdom.

The alms are only for the poor and the needy, and those who collect them, and those whose hearts are to be reconciled, and to free the captives and the debtors, and for the cause of Allah, and (for) the wayfarer; a duty imposed by Allah. Allah is Knower, Wise.

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