“Do not keep your hand fastened to your neck nor outspread it, altogether widespread, for you will be left sitting rebuked, destitute.”
(Al-Qur’ān – 17:29)
‘To keep one’s hand fastened to one’s neck’ is an Arabic idiom that denotes miserliness, and ‘to outspread it, altogether widespread’, denotes extravagance. Human beings are required to act in financial matters with moderation. They shoul...