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Is there any sayings that says that there is more barkat in a man earning than a women?


Asalam walaikum

I just want to ask that is there anywhere it says that there is more barkat in a man earning than a women.


Wa Alaykumussalam

Thank you for your query.

It is wajib on the husband to provide maintenance(Nafaqah) for his wife. If the husband doesn’t have a job, but has the capability to work then it is wajib on him to work and provide maintenance.

In the division of work between the couple, the man is responsible for the work outside the home, and the woman should take care of the household affairs inside the house. We also have in our riwayat that Imam Ali(as) and Bibi Zahra worked like this. Raising children is one of the most important and difficult tasks in a family and the woman takes up this task.

According to Islam, the husband should work as he is the leader of the family and the reason has been mentioned above. I haven’t seen regarding the barkat but it is understood since it is the responsibility of the husband, it brings the barkat along.

May Allah(swt) grant us success in fulfilling our responsibilities.


Syed Haider