Al ‘Azeez - The All Mighty
The Name ‘Azeez is said to be from three verbal forms:
a) ‘azza, ya’izzu (with a kasrah): this form means nobility. When Allah is ‘Azeez in this form, it means One who is Noble, One who is Distinguished, there is none like Him (Laysa ka milthlihi shayy), He is so [...]
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Al Muhaymin: The Protector, The Overseer
Linguistically, Al Muhaymin has several meanings.
1) It said to mean Al Ameen, the Trustworthy One and the One whom others are safe.
2) Muhaymin is also understood to be Mu’aymin, the ha (ه) read as a hamza (ء). Mu’aymin means One who offers Peace [...]
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Al Mu’min: The One who gives Emaan and Security
When we look at this Name linguistically, it gives us two primary meanings:
1) From emaan, it means The One who gives emaan. Emaan is tasdeeq (تصديق): affirmation. Mu’min is One who has emaan, One who gives emaan and [...]
The One who is Very Pure, Absolutely Pure, He is far and above anything that does not befit Him.
Al Quddoos is from the root qaaf-daal-seen (ق د س), Al-Quddoos has two meanings linguistically. It is on the structure of fu’ool, a form of mubaalagah/intensification.
1. First meaning of Qaf-daal-seen (ق [...]
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As Salaam - The Perfection and Giver of Peace
There are two meanings of the Name As Salaam:
a) The Perfection.
b) The Giver of Peace and Security.
Linguistically, salaam and salaamah mean baraa’ah: immunity, to be free of something and to be unblemished. According to ibn Al Arabi, salaamah means ‘aafiyah: [...]
There are many Names of Allah azza wa jal that are authentic, yet are not widely known. One of them, and also One of my personal favorites, is Al Jabbaar - The Compellor.
The Compeller, The Restorer. It is on the structure of fa’aal, a structure of mubaalagah/intensification. Jaabir is one who compels [...]
Alhamdulillah we have a new page: Names of Allah where, inshaAllah, we will share detailed meanings of the authentic Names of Allah azza wa jal.
To continue our Names of Allah series:
Ar-Rahman: The Entirely Merciful, Ar-Raheem: The Especially Merciful
Both of the names Rahman and Raheem come from the root Ra-ha-meem (ر ح م), these names are similar so they require a parallel explanation. What is Rahmah? Rahmah is mercy. In the dictionary it means: ar-rifqa wa ta’attuf, compassion, kindness [...]
Bismillah, walhamdulillahi Rabbil ‘aalameen, was salaatu was salaamu ‘alaa Rasoolihil Ameen.
I would like to dedicate the first official post to an analysis of the word Tayyib. Tayyibaat is plural of Tayyibah which is the feminine form of Tayyib. Tayyib is a very comprehensive word and has a great place in the Qur’an and Sunnah. InshaAllah [...]