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أشهدأن لا إله إلا الله وأن محمدا عبده ورسوله

English translation: I bear witness that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is His servant/slave and His messenger

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Arabic term or phrase:أشهدأن لا إله إلا الله وأن محمدا عبده ورسوله
English translation:I bear witness that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is His servant/slave and His messenger
Entered by: Aisha Maniar
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12:30 Jun 23, 2004
Arabic to English translations [Non-PRO]
Religion
Arabic term or phrase: أشهدأن لا إله إلا الله وأن محمدا عبده ورسوله
الشهادتين
Awdai
I bear witness...
Explanation:
that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is His servant/slave and His messenger

It's called th Shahadah or testimony of faith in English and this is the standard translation for it

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Note added at 6 mins (2004-06-23 12:36:07 GMT)
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Some variations (but all valid and used):
http://ireland.iol.ie/~afifi/Articles/mukallaf.htm.
he must pronounce the two statements of the Shahadah: \"I bear witness that there is no god but Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and Messenger.\"

http://www.shef.ac.uk/~ics/whatis/fivepill/bam.htm.
There is no god worthy of worship except Allah and Muhammad is His messenger

http://www.angelfire.com/la/IslamicView/Basics.html.
\"I bear witness that there is no God but Allah, I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and His Messenger.\"
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Aisha Maniar
Local time: 13:13
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5 +12I bear witness...
Aisha Maniar


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +12
أشهدأن لا إله إلا الله وأن محمدا عبده ورسوله
I bear witness...


Explanation:
that there is no God but Allah and that Muhammad is His servant/slave and His messenger

It's called th Shahadah or testimony of faith in English and this is the standard translation for it

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 6 mins (2004-06-23 12:36:07 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Some variations (but all valid and used):
http://ireland.iol.ie/~afifi/Articles/mukallaf.htm.
he must pronounce the two statements of the Shahadah: \"I bear witness that there is no god but Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and Messenger.\"

http://www.shef.ac.uk/~ics/whatis/fivepill/bam.htm.
There is no god worthy of worship except Allah and Muhammad is His messenger

http://www.angelfire.com/la/IslamicView/Basics.html.
\"I bear witness that there is no God but Allah, I bear witness that Muhammad is His servant and His Messenger.\"


Aisha Maniar
Local time: 13:13
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PRO pts in category: 59
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxSpring2007
6 mins
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agree  Adam Zakrzewski
53 mins
  -> thank you

agree  sktrans
1 hr
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agree  Colin Brayton
2 hrs
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agree  Nesrin
2 hrs
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agree  samehme
2 hrs
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agree  Awad Balaish
3 hrs
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agree  Amidas
6 hrs
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agree  Saleh Ayyub
8 hrs

agree  paleozon: Please note the small letter in ''god''. It is important here: ... there is no god (not God) but God ... Some people think that Allah is a different deity than that in which Chritians and Jews believe.
8 hrs

agree  YASiN DEMiRKIRAN
1 day2 hrs

agree  AhmedAMS: Agree with paleozon
8 days
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