So let not their wealth or their children impress you. Allah only intends to punish them through them in worldly life and that their souls should depart [at death] while they are disbelievers.
And they swear by Allah that they are from among you while they are not from among you; but they are a people who are afraid.
If they could find a refuge or some caves or any place to enter [and hide], they would turn to it while they run heedlessly.
And among them are some who criticize you concerning the [distribution of] charities. If they are given from them, they approve; but if they are not given from them, at once they become angry.
If only they had been satisfied with what Allah and His Messenger gave them and said, |Sufficient for us is Allah ; Allah will give us of His bounty, and [so will] His Messenger; indeed, we are desirous toward Allah ,| [it would have been better for them].
Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in debt and for the cause of Allah and for the [stranded] traveler - an obligation [imposed] by Allah . And Allah is Knowing and Wise.
And among them are those who abuse the Prophet and say, |He is an ear.| Say, |[It is] an ear of goodness for you that believes in Allah and believes the believers and [is] a mercy to those who believe among you.| And those who abuse the Messenger of Allah - for them is a painful punishment.