Imsak

Posted on 04/10/2012 by marina

IMSAK امساك
Lit. “Keeping back.” The word occurs only once in the Qur’an, Surah ii. 228: “Divorce (may happen) twice; then keep them in reason or let them go in kindness.”
The word is used in theological works for being miserly in charity, and in giving in God’s service, in opposition to Infaq.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam