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mercy

(mĕr′sē) [L. merces, reward]
In medicine, the compassionate provision of relief or mitigation of physical pain, mental suffering, or psychological distress.
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Abdullh ibn Al-Mubrak approached Sufyn Ath-Thawri, may Allah have mercy upon them both, on the night of [standing in] Arafah, and found him kneeling [in prayer], as his eyes overflowed with tears; he asked, oeWho is the worst person in this gathering [in the plains of Arafah]?
Ci That is why, perhaps, when Wthilah ibn Al- Asqa', may Allah be pleased with him, went to see Yazeed ibn Al- Aswad, may Allah have mercy upon him, as he lay dying, he asked him, oeWhat is your expectation about Allah?
Please, our Father God of Mercy, have mercy upon our generation that is weak, and remove this difficult test from these people, these immoral antagonists that by their doing will multiply, God forbid, the excruciating tests and the sight of the impurity and immorality that is growing in the world.
Daawood At-Taa'i, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "The days and the nights are but stages that people go through one at a time, until they eventually come to the end of their journey.
Moosa ibn Ismaa'eel, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: "Hammaad ibn Salamah, may Allah have mercy upon him, occupied all his time.
Al-Bukhari, may Allah have mercy upon him, has reported that the Messenger of Allah (sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam) said: "Paradise has eight gates and one of them is Ar-Rayyaan through which none will enter but those who observe fating.