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Rest

To cease motion, exertion, or labor.

In a lawsuit, a party is said to "rest," or "rest her case," when that party indicates that she has produced all the evidence that she intends to offer at that stage and submits the case either finally, or subject to the right to offer rebutting evidence after her opponent has introduced her evidence.

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During his visit to Jumeirah, Shaikh Mohammed expressed his heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased, praying to Almighty to rest his soul in peace.
May God rest his soul in eternal peace," Shaikh Hamad said.
May Almighty Allah rest his soul in eternal peace."
Princes expressed thanks to and appreciation of all of them for the heartfelt and sincere feelings they have expressed praying that may Allah bestows mercy on him and rest his soul in peace.
May Almighty Allah rest his soul in his peace, Shaikh
Khalifa prayed.
In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to President Suleiman, the brotherly people of Lebanon and the bereaved's family praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant his family patience.
His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Royal Family of Al Saud, praying to the Almighty to rest his soul in peace.
She prayed to Almighty Allah to rest his soul in eternal peace and grant courage to his bereaved family to bear the loss with fortitude.
Manama, Mar 5 (BNA) -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa sent a cable of condolences to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia on the demise of His Royal Highness Prince Abdulrahman bin Faisal bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may Allah rest his soul in eternal peace.
In a written cable to the family of the late Zainal, Prince Mishaal bin Abdulaziz said he has received with utmost grief and sorrow the news of the death of the Dean of Zainal family, praying to Allah Almighty to bestow his mercy on the deceased and rest his soul in peace.
A In his cable, His Majesty expressed his sincere condolences and sympathy to King Abdullah praying to Allah the Almighty to rest his soul in peace and grant his family patience.
(BNA) -- His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, today sent a condolatory cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdulla bin Abdulaziz Al Saud following the sad demise of HRH Prince Musd bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, praying Allah Almighty to rest his soul in eternal peace.