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Bank loans when there is ‘dire need’

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Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani

If a person is in dire need of money and he is unable to get a non-interest bearing loan having exhausted all avenues, can he take an interest bearing loan from the bank?

In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah,

They should consult a reliable scholar about the specifics of their case: often, one’s judgment is clouded by one’s interests and circumstances and leads one to ignore or overlook genuine alternatives.


Faraz Rabbani


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