Hadith on Greed: Whoever begs without need asks for Hellfire

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever begs people for wealth in order to accumulate more riches, he is only asking for a hot coal from Hellfire. Let him ask for a little or a lot.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 1041

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ مَنْ سَأَلَ النَّاسَ أَمْوَالَهُمْ تَكَثُّرًا فَإِنَّمَا يَسْأَلُ جَمْرًا فَلْيَسْتَقِلَّ أَوْ لِيَسْتَكْثِرْ

1041 صحيح مسلم كتاب الزكاة باب كراهة المسألة للناس