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Commandments by God

Commandments by God

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TranslationofcertainArabicwordsintoEnglish
ThelateDr.IsmailRajial-Faruqiinhisbook"TowardsIslamicEnglish"wrttes:"ManyArabicwordsaresimplynottranslatableintoEnglish.ManyarerenderedintoEnglishwtthdifficulty."Someofsuchwordsare:
As-Salah
oftentranslatedas"prayer."Prayeractuallymorecloselycorrespondsto
"Dua"
Salahistheact
of
worshipperformedfivetimesdailyaccordingtoprescribedways.
Ibadah
oftentranslatedas"worship"actuallymeanstoworshipAllahandoutofloveforHimtoobeyHiminwhatHehasorderedandtofollowtheexampleofHisProphetMuhammad(peacebeuponhim).
Iman
oftentranslatedas"fatth"etc.actuallymeanstheconvictionorcertaintythatAllahisindeedtheOneandOnlyGodandthatMuhammadisHislastprophetandcommttmenttoobeytheircommands.
Zakah
oftentranslatedas"Alms","charity"etc.whendirectedtoMuslims,actuallymeansobligatorysharingofwealthwtththe
poor
andthecommunityinordertopurifytherest.Thisistosaytheright
of
AllahinthefortuneofHisservants,whichrightisassignedtospecificategoriesoftheneedy.
Sabr
oftentranslatedas"patience"etc.actuallymeanstoremainfirmandsteadfastagainstordealsandcalamtties.
Qadar
oftentranslatedas"fate"actuallymeansAllah'sassignmentofendstoallprocess
of
lifeandexistence.
Shirk
oftentranslatedas"associationofsomebeingwtthAllah"actuallyincludesallmeans,thingsandconcepts,etc.
Kaflr
oftentranslatedas"disbeliever"etc.actuallymeansone
who
solemnlysaysthatAllahisnotGodorisnotthesubjectofHisattributes.ItalsomeansthatwhodisavowsthebountiesofGod,theungrateful.
Zulm
oftentranslatedas"transgression"etc.actuallymeanstheactoraction
of
committinginjustice.
Fitnah
oftentranslatedas"mischief"or"tumult"etc.actuallymeansmisguidance,dissuasionetc.fromthepathlaidbyAllah.
Fasad
oftentranslatedas"dispute"etc.actuallymeansallofthefollowing:disruption-imbalance-disharmony-corruption-
danger-
drougtu.
Ihsan
oftentranslatedas"doingafavor"etc.actuallymeanstheperfect
f u ~ i I I m e n t
ofthecommandmentsofAllahinwhateveroneisdoinginrelationtoothersorto
h i m s e ~ .
Jihad
oftentranslatedas"holywar"etc.actuallymeans
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exertioninthecauseofAllahincludingagainstbaser
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oragainstaggressionoroppressionusingpeacefulandviolentmeans.
 
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