The man asked his Bedouin friend for four thousand dinars as a debt.

all the coins they had and counted them. After a moment, the Bedouin friend turned to the man and said, “I’m sorry, but all I have is three thousand dinars. However, take this amount, and when you return, you can repay me.”

The man, grateful for the gesture, accepted the three thousand dinars and promised to return it soon. He left to settle his debt, but due to unexpected circumstances, he couldn’t return for a long time.

Months passed, and the Bedouin friend, concerned about the loan, decided to visit the man’s city. Upon finding the man, the friend asked about the debt repayment.

Embarrassed, the man explained, “I’m still unable to repay you. My financial situation hasn’t improved as I hoped.”

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