Al Qabid – The Restrainer

THE RESTRAINER
THE WITHHOLDER
He who constricts, restricts and gives want.
“Who is he that will loan to Allah a beautiful loan, which Allah will double unto his credit and multiply many times? It is Allah that GIVES (you) WANT or plenty, and to Him shall be your return.”
(2:245) The Holy Quran
From the root
q-b-d which has
the following
classical Arabic
connotations:
to take in the
hand, clutch,
lay hold of
to grasp, grip,
seize, hold
firmly
to have absolute
ownership of
something
(hold in the
hand)
to give and take
(hand over and
take in hand),
barter
to contract,
shrink, draw
together, collect
together
to draw in
(as a bird
contracting a wing)
to withhold,
make scanty,
make scarce
to contract the
heart, i.e.
distress,
depression,
lack of joy
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Quran Tells us,The Holy Quran (57.3)