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What does rahim mean in the Quran
« on: November 13, 2016, 11:09:22 PM »
Your explanations please.

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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2016, 12:39:23 AM »
1:1 بسم in name الله the god الرحمن the almighty الرحىم the merciful
1:2 الحمد the praise لله to god رب lord العالمىن the creations
1:3 الرحمن the almighty الرحىم the merciful
1:4 مالك possessor ىوم day الدىن the last
1:5 اىاك alone you نعبد we devote واىاك and alone you نستعىن we seek help
1:6 اهدنا guide us الصرط the path المستقىم the straight
1:7 صرط path الذىن the ones انعمت bestowed favor thou علىهم upon them غىر other than المغضوب the ones earned wrath علىهم upon them ولا and not الضالىن the astray

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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2016, 01:47:53 AM »
In my opinion, both rahman and Rahim mean something similar and are from the same root. I interpret rahman into something like an adverb and the phrase is saying "totally complete". The root Raham means complete and the reason why a woman's womb is called raham is because it is a completer.

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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #3 on: November 14, 2016, 02:05:56 AM »
In my opinion, both rahman and Rahim mean something similar and are from the same root. I interpret rahman into something like an adverb and the phrase is saying "totally complete". The root Raham means complete and the reason why a woman's womb is called raham is because it is a completer.

In my opinion.

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Since you relate rahman to the word used for a woman's womb, i dont think "totally complete" is a good definition. I think according to this link it would mean something like "source/creater/initiator of life"

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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #4 on: November 14, 2016, 02:47:00 AM »
Discussed here:
http://www.free-minds.org/al-rahman-al-raheem-most-important-pair
http://www.free-minds.org/Old/articles/science/language.htm

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http://www.studyquran.co.uk/PRLonline.htm

Ra-Ha-Miim =
Rahima - He favored, benefited, pardoned, or forgave him. To love, have tenderness, mercy, pity, forgiveness, have all that is required for exercising beneficence.
Tarhamu - He had mercy, pity, or compassion on him; he pitied or compassionated him much.
Arham - Wombs (singular) womb, i.e. place of origin. The receptacle of the young in the belly.
Ruhmun - Relationship, i.e. nearness of kin, connection by birth; relationship connecting with an ancestor. A connection or tie of relationship.
Rahman - it is active participle noun in the measure of fa'lan which conveys the idea of fullness and extensiveness.
Rahim - it is in the measure of fa'il which denotes the idea of constant repetition and giving.

rahima vb. (1)
perf. act. 6:16, 11:43, 11:119, 12:53, 23:75, 40:9, 44:42, 67:28
impf. act. 7:23, 7:149, 9:71, 11:47, 17:8, 17:54, 29:21
impv. 2:286, 7:155, 17:24, 23:109, 23:118
impf. pass. 3:132, 6:155, 7:63, 7:204, 24:56, 27:46, 36:45, 49:10
n.vb. 2:64, 2:105, 2:157, 2:178, 2:218, 3:8, 3:74, 3:107, 3:157, 3:159, 4:83, 4:96, 4:113, 4:175, 6:12, 6:54, 6:133, 6:147, 6:154, 6:157, 7:49, 7:52, 7:56, 7:57, 7:72, 7:151, 7:154, 7:156, 7:203, 9:21, 9:61, 9:99, 10:21, 10:57, 10:58, 10:86, 11:9, 11:17, 11:28, 11:58, 11:63, 11:66, 11:73, 11:94, 12:56, 12:111, 12:56, 16:64, 16:89, 17:24, 17:28, 17:57, 17:82, 17:87, 17:100, 18:10, 18:16, 18:58, 18:65, 18:82, 18:98, 19:2, 19:21, 19:50, 19:53, 21:75, 21:84, 21:86, 21:107, 24:10, 24:14, 24:20, 24:21, 25:48, 27:19, 27:63, 27:77, 28:43, 28:46, 28:73, 28:86, 29:23, 29:51, 30:21, 30:33, 30:36, 30:46, 30:50, 31:3, 33:17, 35:2, 36:44, 38:9, 38:43, 39:9, 39:38, 39:38, 39:53, 40:7, 41:50, 42:8, 42:28, 42:48, 43:32, 43:32, 44:6, 45:20, 45:30, 46:12, 48:25, 57:13, 57:27, 57:28, 76:31
pcple. act. 7:151, 7:151, 12:64, 12:64, 12:92, 12:92, 21:83, 21:83, 23:109, 23:118

arham n.m. (pl. of rahim or rihm) 2:228, 3:6, 4:1, 6:143, 6:144, 8:75, 13:8, 22:5, 31:34, 33:6, 47:22, 60:3

marhamah n.f. 90:17

rahim n.m. (pl. ruhama) 1:1, 1:3, 2:37, 2:54, 2:128, 2:143, 2:160, 2:163, 2:173, 2:182, 2:192, 2:199, 2:218, 2:226, 3:31, 3:89, 3:129, 4:16, 4:23, 4:25, 4:29, 4:64, 4:96, 4:100, 4:106, 4:110, 4:129, 4:152, 5:3, 5:34, 5:39, 5:74, 5:98, 6:54, 6:145, 6:165, 7:153, 7:167, 8:69, 8:70, 9:5, 9:27, 9:91, 9:99, 9:102, 9:104, 9:117, 9:118, 9:128, 10:107, 11:41, 11:90, 12:53, 12:98, 14:36, 15:49, 16:7, 16:18, 16:47, 16:110, 16:115, 16:119, 17:66, 22:65, 24:5, 24:20, 24:22, 24:33, 24:62, 25:6, 25:70, 26:9, 26:68, 26:104, 26:122, 26:140, 26:159, 26:175, 26:191, 26:217, 27:11, 27:30, 28:16, 30:5, 32:6, 33:5, 33:24, 33:43, 33:50, 33:59, 33:73, 34:2, 36:5, 36:58, 39:53, 41:2, 41:32, 42:5, 44:42, 46:8, 48:14, 48:29, 49:5, 49:12, 49:14, 52:28, 57:9, 57:28, 58:12, 59:10, 59:22, 60:7, 60:12, 64:14, 66:1, 73:20

rahman n.m. (always with the definite article)1:1, 1:3, 2:163, 13:30, 17:110, 19:18, 19:26, 19:44, 19:45, 19:58, 19:61, 19:69, 19:75, 19:78, 19:85, 19:87, 19:88, 19:91, 19:92, 19:93, 19:96, 20:5, 20:90, 20:108, 20:109, 21:26, 21:36, 21:42, 21:112, 25:26, 23:59, 25:60, 25:60, 25:63, 26:5, 27:30, 36:11, 36:15, 36:23, 36:52, 41:2, 43:17, 43:19, 43:20, 43:33, 43:36, 43:45, 43:81, 50:33, 55:1, 59:22, 67:3, 67:19, 67:20, 67:29, 78:37, 78:38

ruhm n.m. 18:81

LL, V3, p: 221, 222, 223  ##  http://ejtaal.net/aa/#q=RHM
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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2016, 03:29:43 AM »
the the word form r-a-r-r-aan is expansive, total scope,

(r is root letter the others are those put in to give to the word the particular meaning)

whereas rahiim is intensive, whre it hits it hits strongly, deeply.

To bear in mind rahmaan is the only name of God of those in the Qur'an that has that word form, it is the same word form as ShayTaan, the root sh-y-T means to burn, so it would be one who burns to full scope.

It is very interesting that rahmaan, encompassing everything should be the only one with that form, so that we are told indeed that God's rahma outbounds anything.

rahim, is obviously intimately tied with divine rahma. Everything is created out the divne rahma, and the rahim of all mammals is the most physical expression of that rahma.

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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2016, 05:12:43 AM »
Since you relate rahman to the word used for a woman's womb, i dont think "totally complete" is a good definition. I think according to this link it would mean something like "source/creater/initiator of life"

Not in conjunction with بسم الله. The root talks about something's completion. And the word form used for the womb means something like" towards completion".

The phrase "b ' esm allah al-rahman al-raheem" means literally "[by/with] a condition/signature of being (some)one is totally complete" and the phrase it to be put in conjunction with the subsequent phrase in the first chapter of Quran. The Ye in Raheem is a kind of predicate giving the phrase substance and in this case a translation might be able to contain a pronoun in English (one or someone).

The next phrase says "Commendable is the one being knowledgeable about Rabb" (not 100% Arabic word order but slightly paraphrased). In Arabic it says رب العلمين and Alem means "to know" and the phrase is in full الحمد لله رب العلمين. The original manuscript is not supposed to be العالمين but this is a later change, i.e. the Alef after Ayn. Literally it is "The commendable (of) such being (is) Rabb knowing [it/predicate]". It is not possible to make a directly literal translation that makes sense, but semantically it helps to understand.

Allah means "The Who Being" as it contains a singular third person pronoun. If someone criticizes the translation you can also alternatively say "the like who", and it is from the full root of Alif-Lam-Lam, a quite special construct, but not grammatically wrong.

Disclaimer: This is based on my research and I see it as my freedom of expression to relay that. It is my opinion and it is up to the reader to see whether it is right or wrong.

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Re: What does rahim mean in the Quran
« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2019, 03:09:57 PM »
Ar Rahman and ar Rahim (see all the references in the quran) fatherly love and motherly love.

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