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Jahada is a village development committee in Nawalparasi District in the Lumbini Zone of southern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 6532 people living in 1110 individual households.

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Google previewControversies in Contemporary Religion: Education, Law, Politics, Society, and Spirituality [3 volumes] (2014)

by Paul Hedges

Jihad is primarily “a spiritual effort” (the verb jahada means exactly “making an effort”) against the moral disorder within human beings. This moral rule could be a religious and political duty to fight the enemies of faith only when they offend or ...

Google previewQur'anic Keywords (2015)

A Reference Guide by Abdur Rashid Siddiqui

Jahada means to endeavour, strive, struggle, exhaust. the noun Juhd means the making of one's utmost effort and to struggle to achieve one's object. from this root the word Jihad is the Qur'anic terminology for struggle and it means investing ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islamic Civilization and Religion (2013)

by Ian Richard Netton

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Google previewConflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze

The word “jihad” comes from the Arabic root jahada, meaning “to exert an effort” or “to strive” toward a goal, and the term is used in ...

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

Jim Crow Arabic jahada, “to strive or struggle,” the term can be read to apply to spiritual as well as armed struggles. It has had different meanings at different times to different Muslim sects, and some have claimed that it did not necessarily ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Political Behavior (2017)

by Fathali M. Moghaddam

The word jihad is derived from the Arab root jahada, which means to strive in the name of God and relates primarily to questions of intent and devotion. Key here is the notion of a righteous cause before God and that a Muslim's actions are ...

Google previewGreat Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History [3 volumes] (2016)

by Florin Curta, Andrew Holt

The Qur'an uses the verb jahada, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Religion (2012)

by Mark Juergensmeyer, Wade Clark Roof

The word jihad comes from the root word jahada, which means “to struggle” or “to strive.” Other words derived from this root include effort, labor, and fatigue. Essentially at the individual level, jihad primarily refers to the inner struggle of being a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Developing World (2013)

by Thomas M. Leonard

It comes from the verb jahada and means to strive, struggle, and exert efforts. In the Qur'an, the word jihad is frequently followed by the phrase ft sabil allah (in the path or cause of God). One can strive by serving God in several ways and one of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Christian Biography, Literature, Sects and Doctrines (1882)

Being a Continuation of 'The Dictionary of the Bible' by William Smith, Henry Wace

The verbal forms, jahada and k&taia, occur still more explicitly in the same sense, namely, to fight for God's religion against the unbelievers, and those who engage in this war are styled Mujahkiun. The duty of Muslims to join in the jihad, and ...

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Scrabble value of J8A1H4A1D2A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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