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Islam in Arabic language

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Submitted by slayhy (United Arab Emirates), Nov 30, 2011 at 11:06

Mr. Piper and Dr. Pipes ... I presume both of you had some education in Arabic

As stated above all these words Salaam, Sallama, tasleem, Islam, Salameh, Saleem, Istislam, Istalama all indicate one thing safety, peacefully, security.

even when you say he delivered Sallam, or Istalama it means securely delivered and received

English is not like Arabic, one should not make comparison

All These words come from one root s-l-m, if we don't add any vowel slm means peace (as opposite to war) or it would means safety as in "slm people from his hands" means" the people became save from his hand (beating)"

The root also means peace, safety, security

Rabina Sallam - means God safely deliverd us from danger

Aslam Al Rouh means he gave up his soul peacefully, he delivered his soul peacefully.

Islam means surrender peacefully

Saleem means in perfect order, no flow or fault. In other words safe, secure

Istislam means surrender peacefully

Arabic is not a sea of literature it is many seas and oceans, it is so pure and accurate in meaning that only who have command in Quran structure, grammar and verses would be able to have a say. A person in command would put the right word in the right placeight place.

When a person becomes a Muslim, we say Aslam that means he peacefully entered the religion of Islam.

And peacefully in humbleness and piety submit to the will of God

A Christian whether an Arab or non-Arab can never have full command of Arabic language if he/she does not understand the composition of the Quranic verses and its grammar.

And none of the above are fully acknowledged scholars of Arabic to make any decision about Islam and peace

With all respect to above Islam is a derivative of peace

And by the way Islam is a peace mission religion.

Submitting....

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