Posted on 05/19/2012 by marina

“Fear.” Generally used for the fear of God. ‘Abdu ‘llah ibn Mas’ud relates that Muhammad said: “There is no Muslim whose eyes shed tears, although they be as small as the head of a fly, from fear of God, but shall escape hell fire.” (Mishkat, book xxii. ch. xxix. pt. 3.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam