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Hoarding And Hoarders

Hoarding and Hoarders الإحْتِكار والمحتكر

1. The stingy hoarder accumulates for the one who does not thank him (i.e. his heirs) and proceeds towards the one who will not accept his excuse (i.e. Allah).

1ـ اَلمُحْتَكِرُ البَخيْلُ جامِعٌ لِمَنْ لايَشْكُرُهُ،وَقادِمٌ عَلى مَنْ لايَعْذُرُهُ.

2. Hoarding is a vice.

2ـ اَلإحْتِكارُ رَذِيلَةٌ.

3. Hoarding invites deprivation.

3ـ اَلإحْتِكارُ داعِيَةُ الحِرْمانِ.

4. The hoarder is deprived of his blessing.

4ـ اَلمُحْتَكِرُ مَحْرُومٌ مِنْ نِعْمَتِهِ.

5. It is from the nature of the inexperienced [and ignorant] to trouble the people by hoarding.

5ـ مِنْ طَبايِـعِ الأغْمارِ إتْعابُ النُّفُوسِ فِي الإحْتِكارِ.

6. Be solvent (or an assessor), and do not be a hoarder.

6ـ كُنْ مُقْتَدِراً (مُقَدِّراً)، ولاتَكُنْ مُحْتَكِراً.

7. Hoarding is the practice of the vicious.

7ـ اَلإحْتِكارُ شِيمَةُ الفُجّارِ.