Let’s begin by developing a definition of riz’q. The popular definition revolves around wealth and material benefit. Although this describes a part of riz’q — by no means does it describe it completely.
Riz’q includes all the material blessings (and the related intellectual, psychological and social blessings) or benefits bestowed by Lord The Almighty that enable us to live a successful life as well as the spiritual blessings or benefits that enrich our existence now and in the hereafter.
One should be aware that it only becomes riz’q when it is utilized.
Surat Hūd (Hud) – سورة هود
عَلَى اللَّهِ رِزْقُهَا وَيَعْلَمُ مُسْتَقَرَّهَا وَمُسْتَوْدَعَهَا ۚ كُلٌّ فِي كِتَابٍ مُّبِينٍ
And there is no creature on earth but that upon Allah is its provision, and He knows its place of dwelling and place of storage. All is in a clear register. | QS 11:6
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