Pearl of Wisdom
'He who offers charity to a poor man gets the reward befitting the action, but if forty thousand people pass the same offering from hand to hand until it reaches the poor man, they all receive a complete reward for it.'
Prophet Muhammad al-Mustafa [sawa]
Thawab al-A'mal, p. 342, no. 1
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AL-KAUTHER (ABUNDANCE, PLENTY)
Total Verses: 3
Revealed At: MAKKA
YUSUFALI: To thee have We granted the Fount (of Abundance).
PICKTHAL: Lo! We have given thee Abundance;
SHAKIR: Surely We have given you Kausar,
YUSUFALI: Therefore to thy Lord turn in Prayer and Sacrifice.
PICKTHAL: So pray unto thy Lord, and sacrifice.
SHAKIR: Therefore pray to your Lord and make a sacrifice.
YUSUFALI: For he who hateth thee, he will be cut off (from Future Hope).
PICKTHAL: Lo! it is thy insulter (and not thou) who is without posterity.
SHAKIR: Surely your enemy is the one who shall be without posterity,