Category: Business Matters
Fatwa#: 39870
Asked Country: Russian Federation

Answered Date: Jun 21,2018

Title: Using husbands Haraam earnings


My husband earns money by gambling - poker and bets. Can I use his money on me and my child? Can I pay his money for maid? Maid also worries will be salary halal?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Gambling is haraam and a major sin. The earnings through gambling is also haraam. The wife should convince her husband to leave haraam earnings and look for a lawful job. If he does not resist and the wife has no alternate income, then it will be permissible for her and the maid to take from her husband’s money. The sin of using gambling money will be on the husband[1]

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Ridwaan Ibn Khalid Esmail [Kasak]

Student Darul Iftaa
Katete, Zambia  

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.






[1] الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (6/ 191) 

وفي جامع الجوامع: اشترى الزوج طعاما أو كسوة من مال خبيث جاز للمرأة أكله ولبسها والإثم على الزوج تتارخانية

الناشر: دار الفكر-بيروت


الدر المختار وحاشية ابن عابدين (رد المحتار) (6/ 386)

وفي الخانية: امرأة زوجها في أرض الجور إذا أكلت من طعامه، ولم يكن عينه غصبا أو اشترى طعاما أو كسوة من مال أصله ليس بطيب فهي في سعة من ذلك والإثم على الزوج اهـ حموي

الناشر: دار الفكر-بيروت


فتاوی عثمانی 126/3

ماں کے لۓ مجبورا بیتے کی حرام کمائی استعال کرنے کا حکم

حرام مال تو حرام ہی ہے،ایسی صورت میں کو کوشش کرنی چاہۓ کے اسے کسی حلال ذرریعہ سے آمدنی حاصل ہو جاۓ،نیز بیتے کو حرام کمائی کے بجاۓ حلال کمائی پر آمادہ کرنا بھی اس کے ذمے واجب ہے۔اور جب تک انتظام نہہو،توبہ اور استغفار کرتی رہے اور حلا کی فکر اور کوشش جاری رکھے

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