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Ja'iz ()
Permitted, another term for mubah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ja`fari ()
The "twelver" shi'a, the followers of ja'far as-sadiq (d. 148/765). (Source:Taha Publication)

Jabal ar-rahma ()
The mount of mercy at 'arafa where it is said that adam was re-united with hawwa' after years of wandering the earth apart following their expulsion from the garden of 'adn. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jabariya ()
"Compulsion", tyranny. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jabarut ()
The world of divine power, the kingdom of lights, `between' mulk and malakut. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jabr ()
Predetermination of man's actions by Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jabriya ()
Pre-determinist, the name given to those who, in opposition to the qadariya, deny the freedom of the will, and on this point make no distinction between man and inanimate nature, inasmuch as his actions are subordinate to the compulsion (jabr) of god. thus everything has been pre-determined and man has no responsibility whatsoever for his actions. the most prominent champion of this view was jahm ibn safwan, as well as many other small sects. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jadha`a ()
A four-year-old she-camel. the proper age for a camel paid in zakat for 61 to 75 camels. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jadhb ()
Divine attraction which overpowers a person. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jadidi ()
Modern, modernist. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahalah ()
Uncertainty in a contract that may lead to a later dispute; see gharar. (Source:IslamIQ)

Jahannam (ja-hun-num)
A term found in the Qur'an in reference to Hell, described as a place of torment, sorrow, and remorse. Islam teaches that God does not wish to send anyone to Hell, yet justice demands that righteous people be rewarded and those who insist on evil living without repentance and on denial of God be punished. (Source:CIE)

Jahannam () -

means Hell.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Jahannam ()
Hell, gehenna. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahannam ()
Hell. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahannam ()
Hell, gehenna. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahbadh ()
Officially appointed money examiner and money-changer. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahiliya ()
The time of ignorance before the coming of islam. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahiliyyah (jaahiliyyah)

means ignorant. Jahiliyyah refers to the pre-Islamic era that existed in Arabia. It is a combination of views, ideas, and practices that totally defy and reject the guidance sent down by God through His Prophets.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Jahiliyyah (jaa-he-lee-yah)
A term designating a state of ignorance and immorality. This term is commonly used by Muslims to refer to the pre-Islamic era in Arabia, when immorality, oppression, and evil were rampant. Some may use the term to describe aspects of modern living as well. (Source:CIE)

Jahim ()
Hellfire. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahl ()
Ignorance, lack of knowledge, also rashness, arrogance. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahmites ()
Followers of jahm ibn safwan (d. 128/745) who taught that Allah has no attributes and that man has no free will of any sort-at all. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jahr ()
Recitation of the qur'an out loud during salat. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jalaal (jalal)
Majesty, Power, Wrath (Source:IslamiCity)

Jalal ()
The attributes of force, of divine awe-inspiring majesty. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jalbab ()

this is a long loose fitting garment worn by the Arabs.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Jalbab ()
A long loose fitting garment worn by the arabs. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jalis ()
(Plural julasa') a companion with whom one sits. (Source:Taha Publication)

Jalla jalaluh ()
The formula said after the name of Allah meaning "great is his majesty." (Source:Taha Publication)

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