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The 99 Beautiful Names of Allah

Allah Almighty have 99 Beautiful Names, ‘Allah’ is a special name of God containing them all. Allah, He who has the Godhood which is the Power to Create the Entities.

Prophet Mohammad Peace Be Upon Him said “To Allah ‘God’ belongs 99 names, 100 minus 1, anyone who Memorizes them will Enter His Paradise. He “Allah” is Odd and He Like Odd numbers Because He is One And the Only One. and He loves Odd numbers such as 99. “Allah! There is No God But He! To Him Belong The Most Beautiful Names” – (Holy Qur’an 20:8)

It is not possible to perfectly translate the 99 Names of Allah from their original Arabic Language into English. However, those are fairly close explanations along with their Arabic Pronunciation in English Letters.

“He is Allah (God), the Creator, the Originator, The Fashioner, To Him belong The Most Beautiful Names, Whatever is in the heavens and on earth, All declare His Praises and Glory! And He is the Exalted in Might, The Wise” – (Quran 59:24)

Please note that “‘” equal “Hamza” and “^” equal “Ein” letters in Arabic Language.
“The most beautiful names belong to Allah (God): so call on Him by them” – (Quran

1.Name of Allah Al-Rahmaan
The Compassionate, The Beneficent, The Most Merciful, The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers and the blasphemers in this world and especially for the believers in the hereafter.

2. Name of Allah Al-Raheem
The Merciful, The most Compassionate. The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers.

3. Name of Allah Al-Malik
The King, The Sovereign Lord, The Monarch. The One with the complete Dominion, the One Whose Dominion is clear from imperfection.

4. Name of Allah Al-Quddoos
The Holy, The Pure. The One who is Pure from any imperfection and Clear from children and adversaries.

5. Name of Allah Al-Salaam
The Source of Peace, The Peace, The Tranquility. The One who is free from every imperfection.

6. Name of Allah Al-Mu’min
The Guardian of Faith, The Faithful, The Trusted. 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.

7. Name of Allah Al-Muhaimin
The Protector, The Vigilant, The Controller. The One who witnesses the saying and deeds of His creatures.

8. Name of Allah Al-^Azeez
The Mighty, The Almighty, The Strong, The Powerful. The Defeater who is Never defeated.

9. Name of Allah Al-Jabbaar
The Compeller, The One that nothing happens in His Dominion except that which He willed.

10. Name of Allah Al-Mutakabbir
The Majestic, The Haughty, The Imperious. The One who is Clear from the attributes of His Creatures and from resembling them.

11. Name of Allah Al-Khaliq
The Creator, The Maker. The One who brings everything from non-existence to existence.

12. Name of Allah Al-Bari’
The Evolver, The Artificer. The Creator who has the Power to turn the entities.

13. Name of Allah Al-Musawwir
The Fashioner, The Organizer, the Designer. The One who forms His Creatures in different pictures.

14. Name of Allah Al-Ghaffaar
The Great Forgiver, The Forgiver. The One who forgives the sins of His slaves over and over again.

15. Name of Allah Al-Qahhaar
The Subduer, The Dominant, The Almighty. The One who has the perfect Power and is not unable over anything.

16. Name of Allah Al-Wahhaab
The Bestower, The Donor. The One who is Generous in giving plenty without any return.

17. Name of Allah Al-Razzaaq
The Provider, The Sustainer.

18. Name of Allah Al-Fattaah
The Opener, The Reliever. The One who opens for His slaves the closed worldly and religious matters.

19. Name of Allah Al-^Aleem
The Most Knowledgeable, The all Knowing, The Omniscient. The One who nothing is absent from His knowledge.

20. Name of Allah Al-Qabid
The Constricter, The Retainer, The Withholder, The Contractor, The Restrainer, The Recipient. The One who constricts the sustenance.

21. Name of Allah Al-Basit
The Expander, The Englarger. The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdomand expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.

22. Name of Allah Al-Khafid
The Abaser, The Humbler. The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction.

23. Name of Allah Al-Rafi^
The Exalter, The Raiser, The Elevator. The One who raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.

24. Name of Allah Al-Mu^iz
The Honorer, The Exalter. 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.

25. Name of Allah Al-Muzil
The Dis-Honorer, The Humiliator, The Abaser, The Degrader, The Subduer. He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him, And He degrades whoever He willed.

26. Name of Allah Al-Samee^
The All-Hearing, The Hearer. The One who Hears all things that are heard by His Eternal Hearing without an ear, instrument or organ.

27. Name of Allah Al-Baseer
The All-Seeing, The Seer, The discerning. The One who Sees all things that are seen by His Eternal Seeing without a pupil or any other instrument.

28. Name of Allah Al-Hakam
The Judge, The Arbitrator. He is the Ruler and His judgment is His Word.

29. Name of Allah Al-^Adl
The Just, The Justice, The Equitable. The One who is entitled to do what He does.

30. Name of Allah Al-Lateef
The Subtle One, The Gracious, The Most Gentle. The One who is kind to His slaves and endows upon them.

31. Name of Allah Al-Khabeer
The Aware, The Sagacious. The One who knows the real truth of things.

32. Name of Allah Al-Haleem
The Forebearing, The Clement, The Gentle, The most patient. The One who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.

33. Name of Allah Al-^Azeem
The Great One, The Mighty. The One deserving the attributes of Exaltment, Glory, Extolment, and Purity from all imperfection.

34. Name of Allah Al-Ghafoor
The All-Forgiving, The Pardoner, The Forgiving. The One who forgives a lot.

35. Name of Allah Al-Shakoor
The Grateful, The Appreciative, The Thankful. The One who gives a lot of reward for a little obedience.

36. Name of Allah Al-^Ali
The Most High, The Sublime, The Exalted. The One who is clear from the attributes of His creatures.

37. Name of Allah Al-Kabeer
The Most Great, The Big. The One who is greater than everything in status.

38. Name of Allah Al-Hafeez
The Preserver, The Protector, The Guardian. The One who protects whatever and whoever He willed to protect.

39. Name of Allah Al-Muqeet
The Maintainer, The Guardian, The Feeder, The Sustainer, The Nourisher. The One who has the Power.

40. Name of Allah Al-Haseeb
The Reckoner, The Noble. The One who gives the satisfaction.

41. Name of Allah Al-Jaleel
The Sublime One, The Beneficent, The Majestic, The Honorable, The Exalted. The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.

42. Name of Allah Al-Kareem
The Most Generous, The Bountiful, The Gracious. The One who is clear from abjectness.

43. Name of Allah Al-Raqeeb
The Watcher, The Watchful, The Guardian. The One that nothing is absent from Him. Hence it’s meaning is related to the attribute of Knowledge.

44. Name of Allah Al-Mujeeb
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. The Responder. The One Who Answers.

45. Name of Allah Al-Wasi^
The Vast, The All-Embracing, The Englober. The Enricher, The Omnipresent, The Knowledgeable.

46. Name of Allah Al-Hakeem
The Most Wise, The Judicious, The Judge of Judges. The One who is correct in His doings.

47. Name of Allah Al-Wadood
The Affectionate, 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 them.

48. Name of Allah Al-Majid
The Most Glorious One, The One who is with perfect Power, High Status, Compassion, Generosity and Kindness.

49. Name of Allah Al-Ba^ith
The Reserrector, The Raiser from death. The One who resurrects for reward and/or punishment.

50. Name of Allah Al-Shaheed
The Witness, The One who nothing is absent from Him.

51. Name of Allah Al-Haqq
The Truth, The True, The Just. The One who truly exists.

52. Name of Allah Al-Wakeel
The Trustee, The One who gives the satisfaction and is relied upon.

53. Name of Allah Al-Qawee
The Most Strong, The Powerful. The One with the Complete Power.

54. Name of Allah Al-Mateen
The Firm, The One with Extreme Power which is un-interrupted and He never get tired.

55. Name of Allah Al-Waliyy
The Supporter, The Protecting Friend. The One who defend whoever on his side.

56. Name of Allah Al-Hameed
The Praiseworthy, The Commendable. The Praised One who deserves to be Praised.

57. Name of Allah Al-Muhsi
The Counter, The One who the count of every thing are known to him.

58. Name of Allah Al-Mubdi’
The Originator, The Beginner, The Starter, The Founder. The One who started the Being That is He created.

59. Name of Allah Al-Mu^eed
The Reproducer, The One who brings back the creatures to life after death.

60. Name of Allah Al-Muhyee
The Restorer, The Bestower, The Life Giver. 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.

61. Name of Allah Al-Mumeet
The Bringer of Death, The Death Giver. The One who renders the living dead.

62. Name of Allah Al-Hayy
The Alive, The Ever Living. The One attributed with a life that is unlike our life and is not that of a combination of soul, flesh or blood.

63. Name of Allah Al-Qayoom
The Self-Subsistent, The Eternal. The One who remains and does not end.

64. Name of Allah Al-Wajid
The Perceiver, The Opulent, The Finder. The Rich who is never poor. Al-Wajd is Richness.

65. Name of Allah Al-Wahid
The Absolute One, The Unique. The One without a partner.

66. Name of Allah Al-Majid
The Noble, The Illustrious. The One who is Majid.

67. Name of Allah Al-Ahad
The Only One, the Unique.

68. Name of Allah Al-Samad
The Independent, The Master who is everything rely on him. and everything revert to him.

69. Name of Allah Al-Qadeer
The Able, The Capable. The One attributed with Power.

70. Name of Allah Al-Muqtadir
The Powerful, The Dominant. The One with the Perfect Power that nothing is withheld from him.

71. Name of Allah Al-Muqaddim
The Expediter, The Promoter, The Presenter, The Advancer. The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.

72. Name of Allah Al-Mu’akhkhir
The Delayer, The Retarder, The Fulfiller, The Keeper Behind, The Deferrer. The One who delays what He wills.

73. Name of Allah Al-’Awwal
The First, The One whose Existence is without a beginning.

74. Name of Allah Al-’Akhir
The Last, The One whose Existence is without an end.

75. Name of Allah Az-Zahir
The Apparent, The Exterior, The Manifest, The One that nothing is above Him and His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.

76. Name of Allah Al-Batin
The Hidden, The Interior, The Latent. The one that nothing is underneath Him and His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.

77. Name of Allah Al-Wali
The Governor, The Ruler, The Master. The One who owns things and manages them.

78. Name of Allah Al-Muta^ali
The Most Exalted, The High Exalted, The One Above Reproach. The One who is clear from the attributes of the creation.

79. Name of Allah Al-Barr
The Source of All Goodness, The Righteous, The Benefactor, The Pious. 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.

80. Name of Allah At-Tawaab
The Acceptor of Repentance, The Relenting, The Forgiver. The One who grants repentance to whoever He willed among His creatures and accepts His repentance.

81. Name of Allah Al-Muntaqim
The Avenger, The One who victoriously prevails over His enemies and punishes them for their sins. the One who destroys them.

82. Name of Allah Al-^Afuww
The Forgiver, The Effacer, The Pardoner. The One with wide forgiveness.

83. Name of Allah Al-Ra’uf
The Compassionate, The One with extreme Mercy, The Ever Indulgent. The Mercy of Allah is His will to endow upon whoever He willed among His creatures.

84. Name of Allah Al-Muqsit
The Just, The Equitable. The One who is Just in His Judgment.

85. Name of Allah Al-Jaami^
The Collector, The Comprehensive, The Gatherer. The One who gathers all His creatures on a day that there is no doubt about, that is the Day of Judgment.

86. Name of Allah Al-Ghaneiyy
The Rich, The All Sufficing, The Self-Sufficient. The One who does not need the creation.

87. Name of Allah Al-Mughnee
The Enricher, The Sufficer, The Bestower. The One who satisfies the necessities of His creatures.

88. Name of Allah Al-Mani^
The Preventer, The Withholder. The Supporter who protects and gives victory to His pious believers.

89. Name of Allah Al-Daarr
The Distresser, The Afflictor, The Bringer of Adversity. The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed.

90. Name of Allah Al-Nafi^
The Benefactor, The Propitious. The One who gives benefits to whoever He wills.

91. Name of Allah Al-Noor
The Light. The One who guides.

92. Name of Allah Al-Hadi
The Guide, The One whom with His Guidance His believers were guided, and with His Guidance the living beings have been guided to what is beneficial or them and protected from what is harmful to them.

93. Name of Allah Al-Badee^
The Wonderful, The Beautiful Maker, The Inventor, The Incomparable. The One who created the creation and formed it without any preceding example.

94. Name of Allah Al-Baqi
The Enduring, The Everlasting, The Eternal. The One that the state of non-existence is impossible for him.

95. Name of Allah Al-Warith
The Inheritor, The Heir. The One whose Existence remains.

96. Name of Allah Al-Rasheed
The Rightly Guided, The Conscious, The Guide to the right path. The One who guides.

97. Name of Allah Al-Saboor
The Most Patient, The Enduring. The One who does not quickly punish the sinners.

98. Name of Allah Malik Al-Mulk
The Ruler of His Kingdom, The King of the Universe. The One who controls the Dominion and gives dominion to whoever He willed.

99. Name of Allah Zul-Jalaal wal-Ikraam
The Lord of Majesty and Generosity. The One who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.

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Debolina Choudhury


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