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The third meaning of Jabr is to repair the broken. Furthermore, when something is incomplete and you complete it, that is called jabr. Also, when there is a deficiency and you make up for it that is called jabr. The third meaning is to restore, to fix, to do islaah (reformation) of something. Cool note: from the same root is algebra, you ‘fix’ the equation. The word ‘Jabeerah’ is used for a splint (to help broken bones). …more
Most of us relate this Name to Allah al-Jabbaar punishing the tyrants and oppressors for their ‘dhulm’ (injustice). Unlike Allah’s name Al-Muntaqim (The Avenger), Allah’s name Al-Jabbaar has two meanings: The Superb Comforter and The Superb Potentate. He is comforting to the oppressed and firm with the unjust as He punishes them for their injustice. …more
‘O Allah, forgive me, have mercy upon me, guide me, enrich me (wajburnee), give me health, grant me sustenance and raise my rank.’ (Jabr, in the form of ‘wajburnee’) in this duaa does not mean to compel, but rather it means ‘fix my situation’, in the meaning of muslih (reformer)).
‘How far from imperfections He is, The Possessor of total power, sovereignty, magnificence and grandeur.’
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