99 Names of Allah and its meaning



99 Names of Allah


It is not possible to perfectly translate the 99 names of Allah from their original Arabic into English. However, here are some fairly close explanations.

“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, do declare His praises and Glory. And He is the Exalted in Might, The Wise. (Quran 59:24)

“The most beautiful names belong to Allah (God): so call on Him by them;…” (Quran 7:180)

^= letter ain of arabic ‘= letter hamza of arabic

1. Allah

Allah, He who has the Godhood which is the power to create the entities.

2. Ar-Rahmaan

The Compassionate, The Beneficent, The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers and the blasphemers in this world and especially for the believers in the hereafter.

3. Ar-Raheem

The Merciful, The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers.

4. Al-Malik

The King, The Sovereign Lord, The One with the complete Dominion, the One Whose Dominion is clear from imperfection.

5. Al-Quddoos

The Holy, The One who is pure from any imperfection and clear from children and adversaries.

6. As-Salaam

The Source of Peace, The One who is free from every imperfection.

7. Al-Mu’min

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.

8. Al-Muhaimin

The Protector, The One who witnesses the saying and deeds of His creatures.

9. Al-^Azeez

The Mighty, The Strong, The Defeater who is not defeated.

10. Al-Jabbaar

The Compeller, The One that nothing happens in His Dominion except that which He willed.

11. Al-Mutakabbir

The Majestic, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures and from resembling them.

12. Al-Khaaliq

The Creator, The One who brings everything from non-existence to existence.

13. Al-Bari’

The Evolver, The Maker, The Creator who has the Power to turn the entities.

14. Al-Musawwir

The Fashioner, The One who forms His creatures in different pictures.

15. Al-Ghaffaar

The Great Forgiver, The Forgiver, The One who forgives the sins of His slaves time and time again.

16. Al-Qahhaar

The Subduer, The Dominant, The One who has the perfect Power and is not unable over anything.

17. Al-Wahhaab

The Bestower, The One who is Generous in giving plenty without any return. He is everything that benefits whether Halal or Haram.

18. Al-Razzaaq

The Sustainer, The Provider.

19. Al-Fattaah

The Opener, The Reliever, The Judge, The One who opens for His slaves the closed worldy and religious matters.

…….view rest of the names

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