Q. If a person by profession deals with ‘riba’ (interest). Does this mean that there fast will not be accepted?

Dr Zakir Naik :: Question & Answer

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A. (#DrZakirNaik): As far as riba is concerned, it is a major sin. It is ‘gunahe-kabeera’ and ribah has been mentioned in the Quran in no less than 8 different places. Allah mentions it in Surah Al-Imran Ch. 3 V. 130, in Surah Nisa Ch.4 V. 161. It is mentioned thrice in Surah Al-Baqarah Ch. 2 V. 275, Also mentioned in same surah in V. 276, V. 278 & V. 279. And I will quote that last verse only in which Allah says,“Give up what remains your demands of usury and anyone who does not give up the demand of usury (interest/ribah) then take a notice of a war from Allah and his Rasool”.if anyone deals with ribah/interest/usury Allah and his Rasool will wage a war against you. It is most serious, it is…

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