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Lexicology Of Kaaba of Haram Mosque of Mecca Saudi Arabalic

Lexicology Of Kaaba of Haram Mosque of Mecca Saudi Arabalic
The building is called by many names in the Quran and Hadith, such as Bait (House), Bait ul Haram (Sacred House), Bait Ullah (House of Allah), Bait al-Ateeq (Ancient House), and Awal ul Bait (First House). The Arabic word Bait is cognate to the Hebrew Bait, also meaning “House”. (The Hebrew word “Beit” means “House of”, as used in for example Beit HaMikdash (the House of the Holy) and Beit El/Bethel (the House of God).). The Arabic word Kaaba means square or cube.[7][8] The Quran also mentions Bait al-Ma’mur,[Quran 52:4] the House of God in Heavens which the Kaaba symbolizes, where according to Hadith the Angels perform Tawaf and Prayers.

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