Category Archives for word-meaning

Unbelievers in the Qur’an

Unbelievers This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. alladhīna kafarū – those who are indifferent to warning The Traditionalist renders alladhīna kafarū as those who disbelieve

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Believers in the Qur’an

Those who heed warning This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. alladhīna āmanu – those who heed warning This term is rendered by the Traditionalist as those who believe and synonyms.

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Salat in the Qur’an

Duty This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. ṣalāt – duty Introductory comments The Traditionalist’s position, in summary, is that his non-Qur’anic literature tells him that

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sajada in the Qur’an

To submit This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. sajada – to submit It is true that in standard Arabic sajada can denote the lowering of one’s body towards the ground. For example,

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Notes on deen in the Qur’an

Doctrine This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. dīn – doctrine My treatment of this word is not radically different to how the Traditionalist treats it beyond the fact that I

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Notes on the meaning of shirk in the Qur’an

To ascribe partnership to God This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. sh-r-k – to ascribe partnership The Traditionalist renders the sh-r-k root as to ascribe partners (to God),

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masjid in the Qur’an

Place of worship This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. masjid / masājid – place of worship The word masjid comes from the s-j-d root. To summarise: There is no Qur’anic basis

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al masjid al haram in the Qur’an

The inviolable place of worship This article is from The Qur’an: A Complete Revelation. al masjid al ḥarām – the inviolable place of worship To the Traditionalist the meaning of al masjid al

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