NOTE: Everyone agrees that the minimum requirements of the Khutbah must be in Arabic. 1) How to Begin. –. Have the intention that you are going to give a. Recently, I was approached by a “Alim” who attended a Friday Khutbah I delivered. He wanted five minutes of my time to discuss my speech. 26 كانون الأول (ديسمبر) When the Khateeb begins his sermon, he should say the following words in Arabic (along with the English translation if the sermon will be in.

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He says that admittedly, a non-Arabic Khutbah is Makrooh or impermissible, yet the non-Arabic language does not render it as void. The man was very humble in his approach and flexible in his argument. April 13, at 2: How do I know? I totally acknowledge my weakness in the Hanafi tradition. The views expressed by the guest scholars are based on academic understanding and research. See, this is not the first time I have been approached by someone who wanted to convince me that the Khutbah is meant to be in Arabic.

Short Arabic Jummah Khutba for Students and others

The jumah question is that of the masses which for the last at least years have not bothered to learn Arabic well enough to understand the khutbah. Other days are enobled by other virtues, for example the Prophet pbuh was born on a Monday.

Ibn Taymiyyah Rahimullah said that understanding the Quran and Sunnah are compulsory and that they are not understood without knowledge of Arabic, and therefore it is also compulsory.

This being allowed, he does not resort to delivering Khutbah in any other language. Post navigation Previous Previous post: April 10, at 2: It fulfills the desire to instruct as well as the requirement of Arabic both, but those who insist on only non-Arabic have showed their true colors and opposition to Islam and its Arab prophet!

Friday Khutba (Examples)

He died at the age of The scholars of ancient Bosnia made it a point not to cover their heads, because it was an Arabic custom and not a Bosnian custom. I think you are missing something very important which is how to differentiate between things that are cultural and between things that are part of Islam.


April 12, at 2: If somebody delivers it non-Arabic language it can never be held as a Khutbah of Friday, therefore, it will not kbutbah the condition of Jumuah prayer and no Jumuah prayer can be performed after it unless an Arabic Khutbah is delivered again. Another sad example is form those Muslims who now make salah using the English translation of the Arabic words esp Fatiha. Jumaa prayer should be uplifting, a beautiful reminder of who our Lord is and a wake up call.

On the other hand, it must be understood that the underrating of arabic is also done by those some of us look arabiv to. April 9, at 6: I hope you will address authors respectfully in the future. Brother Mezba, have it ever occurred to you that you might be wrong and that these scholars who hold the opinion that the khutbah should be in Arabic are right, and that this is a requirement for the khutbah?

The Shafli jurists say that in this case the Muslims are under an obligation to appoint someone to learn as much Arabic words as may be jummahh to articulate a shortest possible Khutbah.

The original article is shoddily researched at best. April 9, at 3: If no one knew, he would still have been God!!! Without KhutbahJumuah prayer is void. They do not pray any prayer maybe they will show face on Eid. I personally would find it sooo distressing and frightening to differ from the way of this amazing man.

How is it possible for Arab schools to teach half of the curriculum in English and Islamic schools cannot teach Arabic to children and thus having children bilingual for the sake of dunya but not bilingual for the sake of jimmah deen? As Mufti Taqi Usmani states, the best practice is to give a talk in the local language for the purpose of instruction, then give the adhan and the khutba in Arabic. Abu Hanifah does not hold it quite permissible to deliver Khutbah in a non-Arabic language.


Zrabic 10, at Jazakum Allah Kuli Kher. The first sentence is why you should be careful with your words, because it does exist.

Scholars of today still jmumah Arabic regardless of their background. I wish as Muslims we would take this approach — be fluent in English and Arabic.

Friday Khutbah in Arabic: To be or not to be? |

This may be my last comment on this blog. Can you please look into this matter and see what the Imams have said about this issue?

The biography I read said he was born in Persia and captured by the Byzantines as a prisoner when they invaded his city. If you come to Phoenix again, do let me know! March 1, at ih We should have high ambitions in the realm of deen.

Friday Khutbah in Arabic: To be or not to be?

The translation can never capture the essence of Quran. Actually the sunnah is to pray whatever Allah has written for you until the Imam goes to kkhutbah a speech. I think Americans should be open to master more than one language, which they do in Europe and other countires.

If not, then he can use a different language. We have to understand that Arabic in the past did not have the status that it does nowadays. But I do agree that in general, we should be careful from taking these discussions too far or some jummqh might take it personally because the opinion he holds is being criticized.

This view of Imam Abu Hanifah still holds good and he did never recede from it. For when are Arabic enabled and infused with iman and the fear of Allah azza wa jalthey know they would have failed in corrupting the muslims. In addition, their are many Muslims who do not even come for Jumaa.

What is the only difference between an Arab and a non Arab?