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08/03/2013 07:41 pm ET Updated Aug 05, 2013

Quran Quotes On The Poor

A young Bahraini Shiite Muslim girl reads the Koran, Islam's holy book, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque
A young Bahraini Shiite Muslim girl reads the Koran, Islam's holy book, during the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a mosque in the village of Sanabis, west of Manama, on July 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH (Photo credit should read MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH/AFP/Getty Images)

The Quran is the Islamic holy book, believed by Muslims to have been transmitted to Prophet Muhammad through a series of divine revelations, which were then collected and written down.

During the month of fasting called Ramadan, some Muslims attempt to read the entire text, which is divided into thirty sections. Since Ramadan is about being thankful for blessings while also remembering the plight of the hungry and needy through the process of fasting from sunrise to sunset, here are a collection of quotes from the Quran on the poor.

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