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Name of God – The 99 Names of Allah

The names of God - 99 names of Allah

The names of God – 99 names of Allah

The 99 Names of God (Allah) according to the Islam tradition are:

1.    Ar Rahman (الرحمن) The All Beneficent

2.    Ar Rahim (الرحيم) The Most Merciful

3.    Al Malik (الملك) The King, The Sovereign

4.    Al Quddus (القدوس) The Most Holy

5.    As Salam (السلام) Peace and Blessing

6.    Al Mu’min (المؤمن) The Guarantor

7.    Al Muhaymin (المهيمن) The Guardian, the Preserver

8.    Al ‘Aziz (العزيز) The Almighty, the Self Sufficient

9.    Al Jabbar (الجبار) The Powerful, the Irresistible

10. Al Mutakabbir (المتكبر) The Tremendous

11. Al Khaliq (الخالق) The Creator

12. Al Bari’ (البارئ) The Maker

13. Al Musawwir (المصور) The Fashioner of Forms Continue reading “Name of God – The 99 Names of Allah” »

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” »