Islam Names Of God

Name Of God – Allah

Names Of God - Allah

Names Of God – Allah

Name of God – Allah (Pronounced /ˈælə/ or /ˈɑːlə/; Arabic: الله‎ Allāh) is the Arabic for God. In Arabic, the word means simply “the God.” It is used mainly by Muslims, Arab Christians, and often by Bahá’ís, Arabic-speakers, Indonesian, Malaysian and Maltese Christians, Mizrahi Jews and Sikhs.

The term Allāh is derived from a contraction of the Arabic al- “the” and ʾilāh “deity, god” to al-lāh meaning “the [sole] deity, God” (ὁ θεὸς μόνος, ho theos monos). “Allāh” shares etymological roots with other Semitic languages, including Hebrew and Aramaic. Biblical Hebrew mostly uses the plural form Elohim, whilese the corresponding Aramaic form is ʼĔlāhā in Biblical Aramaic and ʼAlâhâ in Syriac as used by the Assyrian Church, both meaning simply “God”. Continue reading “Name Of God – Allah” »