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Names and Meaning of Names of ALLAH
09-27-2005, 06:23 AM
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Names and Meaning of Names of ALLAH
"He is Allah, the Creator, the Originator, The Fashioner, to Him belong the most beautiful names whatever is in the heavens and on earth, do declare His praises and glory. And He is the Exalted in Might, The Wise. (Quran 5924)

"The most beautiful names belong to God so call on Him by them;..." (7180)

It is not possible to perfectly translate the names and attributes of Allah from their original Arabic into English. However, here are some fairly close explanations. Here are the first 33 names and Explination.


^= letter ain of arabic '= letter hamza of arabic


<font color="green"><b>ALLAH </b> </font id="green">
Allah, He who has the Godhood which is the power to create the entities.

<b><font color="green">Ar-Rahmaan </font id="green"> </b>
The Compassionate, The Beneficient, The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers and the blasphemers in this world and especially for the believers in the hereafter.

<font color="green"><b>Ar-Raheem </b> </font id="green">
The Merciful, The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Malik </b> </font id="green">
The King, The Sovereign Lord, The One with the complete Dominion, the One Whose Dominion is clear from imperfection.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Quddoos</b></font id="green">
The Holy, The One who is pure from any imperfection and clear from children and adversaries.

<font color="green"><b>As-Salaam </b> </font id="green">
The Source of Peace, The One who is free from every imperfection.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mu'min</b></font id="green">
Guardian of Faith, The One who witnessed for Himself that no one is God but Him. And He witnessed for His believers that they are truthful in their belief that no one is God but Him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muhaimin </b> </font id="green">
The Protector, The One who witnesses the saying and deeds of His creatures.

<font color="green"><b>Al-^Azeez</b></font id="green">
The Mighty, The Strong, The Defeater who is not defeated.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Jabbaar </b> </font id="green">
The Compeller, The One that nothing happens in His Dominion except that which He willed.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mutakabbir </b> </font id="green">
The Majestic, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures and from resembling them.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Khaaliq </b> </font id="green">
The Creator, The One who brings everything from non-existence to existence.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Bari' </b> </font id="green">
The Evolver, The Maker, The Creator who has the Power to turn the entities.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Musawwir </b> </font id="green">
The Fashioner, The One who forms His creatures in different pictures.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Ghaffaar </b> </font id="green">
The Great Forgiver, The Forgiver, The One who forgives the sins of His slaves time and time again.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Qahhaar</b></font id="green">
The Subduer, The Dominant, The One who has the perfect Power and is not unable over anything.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Wahhaab </b> </font id="green">
The Bestower, The One who is Generous in giving plenty without any return. He is everything that benefits whether Halal or Haram.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Razzaaq </b> </font id="green">
The Sustainer, The Provider.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Fattaah </b> </font id="green">
The Opener, The Reliever, The Judge, The One who opens for His slaves the closed worldy and religious matters.

<font color="green"><b>Al-^Aleem </b> </font id="green">
The All-knowing, The Knowledgeable; The One nothing is absent from His knowledge.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Qaabid </b> </font id="green">
The Constricter, The Retainer, The Withholder, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdomand expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Baasit</b></font id="green">
The Expander, The Englarger, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdomand expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Khaafid </b> </font id="green">
The Abaser, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction and raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.

<font color="green"><b>Ar-Raafi^</b></font id="green">
The Exalter, The Elevator, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction and raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mu^iz </b> </font id="green">
The Honorer, He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him; And He degrades whoever He willed, hence there is no one to give Him esteem.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muthil </b> </font id="green">
The Dishonorer, The Humiliator, He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him; And He degrades whoever He willed, hence there is no one to give Him esteem.

<font color="green"><b>As-Samee^ </b> </font id="green">
The All-Hearing, The Hearer, The One who Hears all things that are heard by His Eternal Hearing without an ear, instrument or organ.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Baseer</b></font id="green">
The All-Seeing, The One who Sees all things that are seen by His Eternal Seeing without a pupil or any other instrument.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Hakam </b> </font id="green">
The Judge, He is the Ruler and His judgment is His Word.

<font color="green"><b>Al-^Adl </b> </font id="green">
The Just, The One who is entitled to do what He does.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Lateef </b> </font id="green">
The Subtle One, The Gracious, The One who is kind to His slaves and endows upon them.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Khabeer </b> </font id="green">
The Aware, The One who knows the truth of things.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Haleem </b> </font id="green">
The Forebearing, The Clement, The One who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.



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09-27-2005, 07:06 PM
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The second 33 Great Names of Allah and their Attributes

<font color="green"><b>Al-Haleem </b> </font id="green">
The Forebearing, The Clement, The One who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.

<b><font color="green">Al-^Azeem </font id="green"> </b>
The Great One, The Mighty, The One deserving the attributes of Exaltment, Glory, Extolement,and Purity from all imperfection.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Ghafoor </b> </font id="green"> The All-Forgiving, The Forgiving, The One who forgives a lot.

<font color="green"><b>Ash-Shakoor </b> </font id="green">
The Grateful, The Appreciative, The One who gives a lot of reward for a little obedience.

<font color="green"><b>Al-^Aliyy </b> </font id="green">
The Most High, The Sublime, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Kabeer </b> </font id="green">
The Most Great, The Great, The One who is greater than everything in status.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Hafeez </b> </font id="green">
The Preserver, The Protector, The One who protects whatever and whoever He willed to protect.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muqeet </b> </font id="green">
The Maintainer, The Guardian, The Feeder, The Sustainer, The One who has the Power.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Haseeb </b> </font id="green">
The Reckoner, The One who gives the satisfaction.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Jaleel </b> </font id="green">
The Sublime One, The Beneficent, The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Kareem </b> </font id="green">
The Generous One, The Bountiful, The Gracious, The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.

<font color="green"><b>Ar-Raqeeb </b> </font id="green">
The Watcher, The Watchful, The One that nothing is absent from Him. Hence it's meaning is related to the attribute of Knowledge.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mujeeb </b> </font id="green">
The Responsive, The Hearkener, The One who answers the one in need if he asks Him and rescues the yearner if he calls upon Him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Wasi^ </b> </font id="green">
The Vast, The All-Embracing, The Knowledgeable.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Hakeem </b> </font id="green">
The Wise, The Judge of Judges, The One who is correct in His doings.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Wadood </b> </font id="green">
The Loving, The One who loves His believing slaves and His believing slaves love Him. His love to His slaves is His Will to be merciful to them and praise themHence it's meaning is related to the attributes of the Will and Kalam (His attribute with which He orders and forbids and spoke to Muhammad and Musa -peace be upon them- . It is not a sound nor a language nor a letter.).

<font color="green"><b>Al-Majeed </b> </font id="green">
The Most Glorious One, The Glorious, The One who is with perfect Power, High Status, Compassion, Generosity and Kindness.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Ba^ith </b> </font id="green">
The Reserrector, The Raiser (from death), The One who resurrects His slaves after death for reward and/or punishment.

<font color="green"><b>Ash-Shaheed </b> </font id="green">
The Witness, The One who nothing is absent from Him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Haqq </b> </font id="green">
The Truth, The True, The One who truly exists.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Wakeel </b> </font id="green">
The Trustee, The One who gives the satisfaction and is relied upon.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Qawiyy </b> </font id="green">
The Most Strong, The Strong, The One with the complete Power.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mateen </b> </font id="green">
The Firm One, The One with extreme Power which is un-interrupted and He does not get tired.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Waliyy </b> </font id="green">
The Protecting Friend, The Supporter.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Hameed </b> </font id="green">
The Praiseworthy, The praised One who deserves to be praised.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muhsee </b> </font id="green">
The Counter, The Reckoner, The One who the count of things are known to him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mubdi' </b> </font id="green">
The Originator, The One who started the human being. That is, He created him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mu^eed </b> </font id="green">
The Reproducer, The One who brings back the creatures after death.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muhyi </b> </font id="green">
The Restorer, The Giver of Life, The One who took out a living human from semen that does not have a soul. He gives life by giving the souls back to the worn out bodies on the resurrection day and He makes the hearts alive by the light of knowledge.

<b><font color="green">Al-Mumeet </font id="green"> </b>
The Creator of Death, The Destroyer, The One who renders the living dead.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Hayy </b> </font id="green">
The Alive, The One attributed with a life that is unlike our life and is not that of a combination of soul, flesh or blood.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Qayyoom </b> </font id="green">
The Self-Subsisting, The One who remains and does not end.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Waajid </b> </font id="green">
The Perceiver, The Finder, The Rich who is never poor. Al-Wajd is Richness.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Waahid </b> </font id="green">
The Unique, The One, The One without a partner.

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09-28-2005, 02:46 AM
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<font color="green"><b>Al-Waahid </b> </font id="green">
The Unique, The One, The One without a partner.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Ahad </b> </font id="green">
The One.

<font color="green"><b>As-Samad </b> </font id="green">
The Eternal, The Independent, The Master who is relied upon in matters and reverted to in ones needs.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Qaadir </b> </font id="green">
The Able, The Capable, The One attributed with Power.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muqtadir </b> </font id="green">
The Powerful, The Dominant, The One with the perfect Power that nothing is withheld from Him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muqaddim </b> </font id="green">
The Expediter, The Promoter, The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mu'akh-khir </b> </font id="green">
The Delayer, the Retarder, The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.

<font color="green"><b>Al-'Awwal </b> </font id="green">
The First, The One whose Existence is without a beginning.

<font color="green"><b>Al-'Akhir </b> </font id="green">
The Last, The One whose Existence is without an end.

<font color="green"><b>Az-Zaahir </b> </font id="green">
The Manifest, The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. He, The Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Baatin </b> </font id="green">
The Hidden, The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. He, The Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Walee </b> </font id="green">
The Governor, The One who owns things and manages them.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muta^ali </b> </font id="green">
The Most Exalted, The High Exalted, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creation.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Barr </b> </font id="green">
The Source of All Goodness, The Righteous, The One who is kind to His creatures, who covered them with His sustenance and specified whoever He willed among them by His support, protection, and special mercy.

<font color="green"><b>At-Tawwaab </b> </font id="green"> The Acceptor of Repentance, The Relenting, The One who grants repentance to whoever He willed among His creatures and accepts his repentance.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muntaqim </b> </font id="green">
The Avenger, The One who victoriously prevails over His enemies and punishes them for their sins. It may mean the One who destroys them.

<font color="green"><b>Al-^Afuww </b> </font id="green"> The Pardoner, The Forgiver, The One with wide forgiveness.

<font color="green"><b>Ar-Ra'uf </b> </font id="green">
The Compassionate, The One with extreme Mercy. The Mercy of Allah is His will to endow upon whoever He willed among His creatures.

<font color="green"><b>Malik Al-Mulk </b> </font id="green">
The Eternal Owner of Sovereignty, The One who controls the Dominion and gives dominion to whoever He willed.

<font color="green"><b>Thul-Jalali wal-Ikram </b> </font id="green">
The Lord of Majesty and Bounty, The One who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Muqsit </b> </font id="green">
The Equitable, The One who is Just in His judgment.

<font color="green"><b>Aj-Jaami^ </b> </font id="green">
The Gatherer, The One who gathers the creatures on a day that there is no doubt about, that is the Day of Judgment.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Ghaniyy </b> </font id="green">
The Self-Sufficient, The One who does not need the creation.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Mughni </b> </font id="green">
The Enricher, The One who satisfies the necessities of the creatures.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Maani^ </b> </font id="green">
The Preventer, The Withholder.

<font color="green"><b>Ad-Daarr </b> </font id="green">
The Distresser, The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed and benefit to whoever He willed.

<font color="green"><b>An-Nafi^ </b> </font id="green">
The Propitious, The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed and benefit to whoever He willed.

<font color="green"><b>An-Noor </b> </font id="green">
The Light, The One who guides.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Haadi </b> </font id="green">
The Guide, The One whom with His Guidance His belivers were guided, and with His Guidance the living beings have been guided to what is beneficial for them and protected from what is harmful to them.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Badi^ </b> </font id="green">
The Incomparable, The One who created the creation and formed it without any preceding example.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Baaqi </b> </font id="green">
The Everlasting, The One that the state of non-existence is impossible for Him.

<font color="green"><b>Al-Waarith </b> </font id="green">
The Supreme Inheritor, The Heir, The One whose Existence remains.

<b><font color="green">Ar-Rasheed </font id="green"> </b>
The Guide to the Right Path, The One who guides.

<font color="green"><b>As-Saboor </b> </font id="green">
The Patient, The One who does not quickly punish the sinners.



<b>"...There is nothing whatever like unto Him, and He is the One that hears and sees (all things). Qur'an [4211]</b>
(Arabic transliteration Laysa Kamithlihi Shayun Wa Huwa As-Sami' ul-Basir)


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09-28-2005, 02:49 AM
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This was the last posting of this series. After this you will be able to view 99 names of the Holy Prophet(PBUH).
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