A talk or sermon delivered in mosques before the Friday prayer, or at other special occasions.
Origin: From Arabic (ḵuṭba).
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
Khutbah serves as the primary formal occasion for public preaching in the Islamic tradition. Such sermons occur regularly, as prescribed by the teachings of all legal schools. The Islamic tradition can be formally at the dhuhr congregation prayer on Friday. In addition, similar sermons are called for on the two festival days.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kut′ba, n. a Mohammedan prayer and sermon delivered in the mosques on Fridays.—Also Khot′bah.
The numerical value of khutbah in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of khutbah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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