(Elijah Poole) 1897–1975, U.S. religious leader of the Black Muslims 1934–75.
[moo-ham-uh d, -hah-muh d] /mʊˈhæm əd, -ˈhɑ məd/
Also, Mohammed, Mahomet. a.d. 570–632, Arab prophet: founder of Islam.
Elijah (Elijah Poole) 1897–1975, U.S. clergyman: leader of the Black Muslims 1934–75.
a male given name.
?570–632 ad, the prophet believed by Muslims to be the channel for the final unfolding of God’s revelation to mankind: popularly regarded as the founder of Islam. He began to teach in Mecca in 610 but persecution forced him to flee with his followers to Medina in 622. After several battles, he conquered Mecca (630), establishing the principles of Islam (embodied in the Koran) over all Arabia
1610s, Mohammed, Arabic masc. proper name, literally “the Praiseworthy,” name of the prophet of Islam (c.570-632). The earliest forms of his name in English were Mahum, Mahimet (c.1200); originally also used confusedly for “an idol.” Wyclif has Macamethe (c.1380), and Makomete also turns up in 14c. documents. Mahomet was common until 19c.; cf. Mohammed.
The Arab founder of Islam, Muhammad is held by Muslims to be the chief prophet of God. He was born in Mecca. Muslims believe that the Koran was dictated to him by an angel sent from God.
God is his rejector, one of David’s thirty-seven distinguished heros (2 Sam. 23:25).
trees, (Ex. 15:27; Num. 33:9), the name of the second station where the Israelites encamped after crossing the Red Sea. It had “twelve wells of water and threescore and ten palm trees.” It has been identified with the Wady Ghurundel, the most noted of the four wadies which descend from the range of et-Tih towards […]
God his king, a man of the tribe of Judah, of the family of the Hezronites, and kinsman of Boaz, who dwelt in Bethlehem in the days of the judges. In consequence of a great dearth he, with his wife Naomi and his two sons, went to dwell in the land of Moab. There he […]
[ih-lim-uh-neyt] /ɪˈlɪm əˌneɪt/ verb (used with object), eliminated, eliminating. 1. to remove or get rid of, especially as being in some way undesirable: to eliminate risks; to eliminate hunger. Synonyms: do away with, banish, abolish, eradicate, erase, exterminate, cut out, annihilate, weed out, stamp out, rub out. Antonyms: obtain, get, invite. 2. to omit, especially […]