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Published on February 6th, 2019 | by Eaalim Institute | Views: 145

What is The Meaning of ‘Bismillah’? | Subtitled


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& so I leave you with the last of these many treasures of
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
is what they call in Arabic
شبه الجملة [semi-sentence]

انه ليس الجملة

[it’s not a sentense]

it’s actually – what’s called in English grammar – a fragment

it’s a piece of a sentence

for example if I say: “in the car”

“in the car” is not a sentence

if I say: “there’s a person in the car”
now, that’s a sentence

“in the car there are a lot of people”

that’s a sentence

but if you just say “in the car”

it’s not a sentence

when you just say: “in Allah’s name”

that’s not a sentence, it’s an incomplete thought

there’s no مبتدأ [beginning]
there’s no خبر [news]

there’s actually a متعلق [relatedness]
it’s just a جار ومجرور [preposition and noun]

the arabic students will know

there’s no فعل [act]

some grammarians

when the مفسرون [interpreters] study this ayah, they say “wow, this is incomplete”

“how do you complete it?”

“there must be a fill in the blank”

so they say, it must mean
أبدأ بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
[starting with the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful]

أو أبتدأ بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
[or I start with the name of Allah, the Compassionate, the Merciful]

“I begin with the name of Allah”

you might have seen some English translations that say: “I begin with the name of Allah”

even though the words “I begin” are not there

they’re just not there

so the question is why aren’t they there?

and that’s what I hope to share with you now

Allah Almighty in his wisdom

the one who علمنا البيان, right?

[He taught us how to speak]

He knows how to speak

when He wants to make a full sentence, He will make a full sentence

when He wants to give you half a sentence, He will give you half a sentence

we don’t judge Allah’s speech by our standards

our speech is judged by Allah’s standards

He’s the one Who taught us how to speak

The Almighty

He gave us an incomplete statement on purpose

because what you do next, completes it

“In the name of Allah, I eat”

“In the name of Allah, I get out of bed”

“In the name of Allah, I wash my face”

“In the name of Allah, I get in my car”

everything you do is actually completing
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيم

it is as though this beautiful gift of Allah was waiting to complete everything you do

it’s the other way too

now you know what you understand

لازم و ملزوم [correlation]

if you do anything without بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيم
it’s incomplete

this was a part of it – this is a part of the equation

it had to bein small things and big things

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