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Brief Meanings of Subhan Allah, Alhamdulillah, Allahu Akbar, and La ilaaha illa Allah - The Thinking Muslim
Certain often repeated words of praise for Allah in Arabic are usually translated in a very boring way. The translation comes off as dull and even confusing at times. However, in Arabic the meaning is very profound but is lost through such translations. Below, I’ve attempted to show the true meaning of four such words in addition to their usual boring translations just to show you the difference. The following four are also known as tasbeeh, tahmeed, takbir, and tahleel in the Arabic language. Subhan Allah (سبحان الله): Meaning Allah is perfect in an absolute sense without any defects or imperfections of any kind. Usually translated…Continue Reading→