Definition of Khutbah

1. n. An address or public prayer read from the steps of the pulpit in Mohammedan mosques, offering glory to God, praising Mohammed and his descendants, and the ruling princes.



Definition of Khutbah

1. Noun. A talk or sermon delivered in mosques before the Friday prayer, or at other special occasions. ¹

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Definition of Khutbah

1. a Muslim sermon given on Friday [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Khutbah

khotbahs
khotbeh
khotbehs
khoum
khoums
khu
khud
khuds
khukuri
khula
khurma
khurmas
khurta
khurtas
khuskhus
khutbah (current term)
khutbahs
khutbeh
khutbehs
khyber
khybers
ki-67 antigen
ki-yi
ki-yis
kia ora
kia quen
kiaat
kiabooca
kiabooca wood
kiack

Literary usage of Khutbah

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1. Notes on Muhammadanism: Being Outlines of the Religious System of Islam by Thomas Patrick Hughes (1877)
"THE khutbah is the oration or sermon delivered in the mosque every Friday, and on the chief festivals,* after the meridian prayer. After the usual ablutions ..."

2. The Chronicles of the Pathán Kings of Dehli: Illustrated by Coins by Edward Thomas (1871)
""On the names used in tin khutbah. It had been a rule among the Sultans of Dehli that the name of the reigning monarch only was mentioned in the praj-ers of ..."

3. Akbar the Great Mogul, 1542-1605 by Vincent Arthur Smith (1919)
"Faizi, brother of Abu-1 Fazl and Poet Laureate, produced a sort of khutbah in verse, as follows, which the emperor recited : ' In the name of Him who gave ..."

4. Notes on Missionary Subjects by Robert Needham Cust (1889)
"Tradition hands down that Mahomet used frequently to deliver a khutbah, fresh and new, and not the studied and formal oration which has now become the ..."

5. Bibliotheca Indica by Royal Asiatic Society of Bengal, Asiatick Society (Calcutta, India) (1902)
"If any of the Viceroys rebelling introduced the khutbah and the coins after their own names, the Emperors of Delhi considering their chastisement necessary, ..."

6. The Sunday at Home: A Family Magazine for Sabbath Reading by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"The prayers are the same as upon other occasions, but the khutbah, or oration, ... In all Mohammedan countries under Muslim rule this khutbah will contain a ..."

7. Life of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan of Kabul: With His Political Proceedings by Mohana Lāla (1846)
"He added that the priests, according to the Mahomedan faith, cannot recite the khutbah for any one but an independent sovereign, while the Shah under our ..."

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