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The 5 Pillars of Islam in the Bible – The Third Pillar (Zakat)

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3. Alms-Giving—Zakat

The giving of alms is the third pillar. Although not defined in the Qu’ran, Muslims believe that they are meant to share their wealth with those less fortunate in their community of believers.

(Excerpt taken from Khan Academy)

Equivalent in the Bible:

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and let us consider one another to provoke unto love and good works;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and let us consider how to stimulate one another to love and good deeds,
Webster’s Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And let us consider one another to excite to love and to good works:
Darby’s Translation (DBY 1890)
— and let us consider one another for provoking to love and good works;
Rotherham’s Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And let us attentively consider one another, to provoke unto love and noble works,—
Young’s Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and may we consider one another to provoke to love and to good works,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And let us consider one another, to provoke unto charity and to good works:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And let vs consider one another to prouoke vnto loue, and to good workes:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And let us consider one another with incitement to charity and good works.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And let us look on each other, for the excitement of love and good works.