Zakah and its Uses
v Those who own a house, furniture, means of conveyance etc., but can hardly afford their daily needs.
v Those whose wealth is less than nisab (the minimum wealth on which zakah is payable).
He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor. (Proverbs 22:9)
He that giveth unto the poor shall not lack: but he that hideth his eyes shall have many curse. (Proverb 28: 27)
If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not burden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother. But thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth. (Deuteronomy 15: 7-8)
He that hath two coats, let him impart to him that hath none; and he that hath meat, let him do likewise. (Luke 3:11)
Give to them that asketh thee, and for him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away. (Matthew 5:42)