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The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: Whomsoever Allah intends to do good, He gives right understanding of religion, and knowledge is maintained only through teaching."
(Bukhari).

99 Names of Allah

AN EXPLANATION OF THE PERFECT NAMES AND ATTRIBUTES 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.
  • 20. Al-^Aleem
  • The All-knowing, The Knowledgeable; The One nothing is absent from His knowledge.
  • 21. Al-Qaabid
  • The Constricter, The Retainer, The Withholder, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdomand expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.
  • 22. Al-Baasit
  • The Expander, The Englarger, The One who constricts the sustenance by His wisdomand expands and widens it with His Generosity and Mercy.
  • 23. Al-Khaafid
  • The Abaser, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction and raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.
  • 24. Ar-Raafi^
  • The Exalter, The Elevator, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction and raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.
  • 25. Al-Mu^iz
  • The Honorer, 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.
  • 26. Al-Muthil
  • The Dishonorer, The Humiliator, 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.
  • 27. As-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.
  • 28. Al-Baseer
  • The All-Seeing, The One who Sees all things that are seen by His Eternal Seeing without a pupil or any other instrument.
  • 29. Al-Hakam
  • The Judge, He is the Ruler and His judgment is His Word.
  • 30. Al-^Adl
  • The Just, The One who is entitled to do what He does.
  • 31. Al-Lateef
  • The Subtle One, The Gracious, The One who is kind to His slaves and endows upon them.
  • 32. Al-Khabeer
  • The Aware, The One who knows the truth of things.
  • 33. Al-Haleem
  • The Forebearing, The Clement, The One who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.
  • 34. Al-^Azeem
  • The Great One, The Mighty, The One deserving the attributes of Exaltment, Glory, Extolement,and Purity from all imperfection.
  • 35. Al-Ghafoor
  • The All-Forgiving, The Forgiving, The One who forgives a lot.
  • 36. Ash-Shakoor
  • The Grateful, The Appreciative, The One who gives a lot of reward for a little obedience.
  • 37. Al-^Aliyy
  • The Most High, The Sublime, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures.
  • 38. Al-Kabeer
  • The Most Great, The Great, The One who is greater than everything in status.
  • 39. Al-Hafeez
  • The Preserver, The Protector, The One who protects whatever and whoever He willed to protect.
  • 40. Al-Muqeet
  • The Maintainer, The Guardian, The Feeder, The Sustainer, The One who has the Power.
  • 41. Al-Haseeb
  • The Reckoner, The One who gives the satisfaction.
  • 42. Aj-Jaleel
  • The Sublime One, The Beneficent, The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.
  • 43. Al-Kareem
  • The Generous One, The Bountiful, The Gracious, The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.
  • 44. Ar-Raqeeb
  • The Watcher, The Watchful, The One that nothing is absent from Him. Hence it's meaning is related to the attribute of Knowledge.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. Al-Wasi^
  • The Vast, The All-Embracing, The Knowledgeable.
  • 47. Al-Hakeem
  • The Wise, The Judge of Judges, The One who is correct in His doings.
  • 48. Al-Wadood
  • 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:Hence it's meaning is related to the attributes of the Will and Kalam (His attribute with which He orders and forbids and spoke to Muhammad and Musa -peace be upon them- . It is not a sound nor a language nor a letter.).
  • 49. Al-Majeed
  • The Most Glorious One, The Glorious, The One who is with perfect Power, High Status, Compassion, Generosity and Kindness.
  • 50. Al-Ba^ith
  • The Reserrector, The Raiser (from death), The One who resurrects His slaves after death for reward and/or punishment.
  • 51. Ash-Shaheed
  • The Witness, The One who nothing is absent from Him.
  • 52. Al-Haqq
  • The Truth, The True, The One who truly exists.
  • 53. Al-Wakeel
  • The Trustee, The One who gives the satisfaction and is relied upon.
  • 54. Al-Qawiyy
  • The Most Strong, The Strong, The One with the complete Power.
  • 55. Al-Mateen
  • The Firm One, The One with extreme Power which is un-interrupted and He does not get tired.
  • 56. Al-Waliyy
  • The Protecting Friend, The Supporter.
  • 57. Al-Hameed
  • The Praiseworthy, The praised One who deserves to be praised.
  • 58. Al-Muhsee
  • The Counter, The Reckoner, The One who the count of things are known to him.
  • 59. Al-Mubdi'
  • The Originator, The One who started the human being. That is, He created him.
  • 60. Al-Mu^eed
  • The Reproducer, The One who brings back the creatures after death.
  • 61. Al-Muhyi
  • The Restorer, The Giver of Life, 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.
  • 62. Al-Mumeet
  • The Creator of Death, The Destroyer, The One who renders the living dead.
  • 63. Al-Hayy
  • The Alive, The One attributed with a life that is unlike our life and is not that of a combination of soul, flesh or blood.
  • 64. Al-Qayyoom
  • The Self-Subsisting, The One who remains and does not end.
  • 65. Al-Waajid
  • The Perceiver, The Finder, The Rich who is never poor. Al-Wajd is Richness.
  • 66. Al-Waahid
  • The Unique, The One, The One without a partner.
  • 67. Al-Ahad
  • The One.
  • 68. As-Samad
  • The Eternal, The Independent, The Master who is relied upon in matters and reverted to in ones needs.
  • 69. Al-Qaadir
  • The Able, The Capable, The One attributed with Power.
  • 70. Al-Muqtadir
  • The Powerful, The Dominant, The One with the perfect Power that nothing is withheld from Him.
  • 71. Al-Muqaddim
  • The Expediter, The Promoter, The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.
  • 72. Al-Mu'akh-khir
  • The Delayer, the Retarder, The One who puts things in their right places. He makes ahead what He wills and delays what He wills.
  • 73. Al-'Awwal
  • The First, The One whose Existence is without a beginning.
  • 74. Al-'Akhir
  • The Last, The One whose Existence is without an end.
  • 75. Az-Zaahir
  • The Manifest, The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. He, The Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.
  • 76. Al-Baatin
  • The Hidden, The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. He, The Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.
  • 77. Al-Walee
  • The Governor, The One who owns things and manages them.
  • 78. Al-Muta^ali
  • The Most Exalted, The High Exalted, The One who is clear from the attributes of the creation.
  • 79. Al-Barr
  • The Source of All Goodness, The Righteous, 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. At-Tawwaab
  • The Acceptor of Repentance, The Relenting, The One who grants repentance to whoever He willed among His creatures and accepts his repentance.
  • 81. Al-Muntaqim
  • The Avenger, The One who victoriously prevails over His enemies and punishes them for their sins. It may mean the One who destroys them.
  • 82. Al-^Afuww
  • The Pardoner, The Forgiver, The One with wide forgiveness.
  • 83. Ar-Ra'uf
  • The Compassionate, The One with extreme Mercy. The Mercy of Allah is His will to endow upon whoever He willed among His creatures.
  • 84. Malik Al-Mulk
  • The Eternal Owner of Sovereignty, The One who controls the Dominion and gives dominion to whoever He willed.
  • 85. Thul-Jalali wal-Ikram
  • The Lord of Majesty and Bounty, The One who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.
  • 86. Al-Muqsit
  • The Equitable, The One who is Just in His judgment.
  • 87. Aj-Jaami^
  • The Gatherer, The One who gathers the creatures on a day that there is no doubt about, that is the Day of Judgment.
  • 88. Al-Ghaniyy
  • The Self-Sufficient, The One who does not need the creation.
  • 89. Al-Mughni
  • The Enricher, The One who satisfies the necessities of the creatures.
  • 90. Al-Maani^
  • The Preventer, The Withholder.
  • 91. Ad-Daarr
  • The Distresser, The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed and benefit to whoever He willed.
  • 92. An-Nafi^
  • The Propitious, The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed and benefit to whoever He willed.
  • 93. An-Noor
  • The Light, The One who guides.
  • 94. Al-Haadi
  • The Guide, The One whom with His Guidance His belivers were guided, and with His Guidance the living beings have been guided to what is beneficial for them and protected from what is harmful to them.
  • 95. Al-Badi^
  • The Incomparable, The One who created the creation and formed it without any preceding example.
  • 96. Al-Baaqi
  • The Everlasting, The One that the state of non-existence is impossible for Him.
  • 97. Al-Waarith
  • The Supreme Inheritor, The Heir, The One whose Existence remains.
  • 98. Ar-Rasheed
  • The Guide to the Right Path, The One who guides.
  • 99. As-Saboor
  • The Patient, The One who does not quickly punish the sinners. "...There is nothing whatever like unto Him, and He is the One that hears and sees (all things). Qur'an [42:11]

    (Arabic transliteration: Laysa Kamithlihi Shayun Wa Huwa As-Sami' ul-Basir)

  • Ar Rehman
    (The Beneficent)

    One who recites this name 100 times will get sharp memory.

    Al ‘Adl
    (The Just)

    One who eats the bread after writing this name Friday night, will obey his order.

    Al ‘Afuw
    (The Pardoner)

    One who recites this name frequently, his sins will be pardoned.

    Al Ahad
    (The One)

    Recitation of this name 1000 times opens certain secrets.

    Al-Akhir
    (The Last)

    One who recites this name frequently will lead a good life and at the end of this life will have a good death.

    Al-'Aliyyo
    (The Most High)

    Frequent recitation of this name helps in destiny and in Traveling.

    Al-'Aleem 
    (The All Knowing)

    One who recites this name will become luminous 
    and can be revealed by divine light (Noor).

    Al-Awwal
    (The First)

    Recitation of this name, 1000 times for 40 Fridays will help in getting a child.

    Al-Azim
    (The Great One)

    One who recites this name frequently will get respect from others.

    Al ‘Aziz
    (The Mighty)

    Recite this name 40 times after fajr (morning) prayers for 40 days to be independent from need from others.

    Al-Baatin
    (The Hidden)

    One who recites this name three times in a day will be
    able to see the truth in things.
     

    Al-Badi
    (The Incomparable)

    One who recites this name 70 times will be free from all troubles.

    Al-Baa’is
    (The Resurrector)

    One who recites this name will gain the fear of Allah.

    Al-Baaqi
    (The Everlasting)

    One who recites this name 100 times before sunrise will be 
    saved from all disasters.

    Al-Barro
    (The Source of all Goodness)

    One who recites this name for his child, the child will be free from misfortune.

    Al-Baseer
    (The All Seeing)

    One who recites this name 100 times after Friday Prayers (Namaz) will get the esteem in the eyes of others

    Al-Basit
    (The Expander)

    One who recites this name 10 times after morning Prayers (Namaz) with open hands will get wealth.

    Al-Fattaho
    (The Opener)

    One who recites this name will face the victory.

    Al-Ghaffar
    (The Forgiver)

    One who recites this name, his sins will be forgiven.

    Al-Ghafur
    (The All Forgiving)

    Recitation of this name helps in healing from headache, Fever & depression.

    Al-Ghani
    (The Self Sufficient)

    One who recites this name will be contented and not covetous.

    Al-Hadi
    (The Guide)

    One who recites this name frequently will gain spiritual knowledge.

    Al-Hafiz
    (The preserver)

    One who recites this name 16 times each day will be
    protected against calamities.

    Al-Hakam
    (The Judge)

    One who recites this name frequently at night, 
    many secrets will be revealed to him / her.

    Al-Hakim
    (The Wise)

    One who recites this name continuously will
    prevent him / her from the difficulties in work.

    Al-Haleem
    (The Forbearing One)

    Write this name on the piece of paper and put it where the seeds are sown, this will prevent from any disaster & calamity.

    Al-Hamid
    (The Praiseworthy) 

    One who recites this name will be loved and praised

    Al-Haqq
    (The Truth)

    One who recites this name will get his lost thing.

    Al-Hasib
    (The Reckoner)

    One who starts reciting this name 70 times beginning Thursday for seven days and nights and at the 71st time recites “HabiAl-llah ul Hasib” will be free of fears from robbery & Jealousy.
     

    Al-Hayy
    (The Alive)

    One who recites this name will have long life.

    Al-Jaame
    (The Gatherer)

    One who recites this name will find lost things.

    Al-Jabbar
    (The Compeller)

    Recitation of this name helps to prevent from violence, severity or hardness.

    Al-Jalil
    (The Sublime One)

    One who writes this name on a piece of paper with musk and saffron, washes it, and drinks the water from a ceramic container made of earth, will be revered among men.

    Al-Kabeer
    (The Most Great)

    One who recites this name 100 times will get esteem.

    Al-Kareem
    (The Generous One):

    One who recites this name will have esteem in this world.

    Al-Khabeer
    (The Aware)

    One who recites this name will be quickly freed from the bad habit.

    Al-Khaafezo
    (The Abaser)

    Recitation of this name, 70,000 times in gathering after fasting for 3 days will be safeguarded from enemy.

    Al-Khaliq
    (The Creator)

    Recitation of this name at night will create an angel.

    Al-Bari
    (The Evolver)

    Recitation of each 21 times will help women during child birth.

    Al-Musawwir
    (The Fashioner)

    Al-Lateef
    (The Subtle One)

    One who recites this name 100 times after performing two rakats of Namaz will gets all his desires fulfilled.

    Al-Maajeedo
    (The Noble)

    One who recites this name, his heart will be enlightened.

    Al-Majid
    (The Most Glorious One)

    One who recites this name will gain glory.

    Al-Maleko
    (The Sovereign Lord)

    One who recites this name frequently will be respected and treated accordingly by others.

    Al-Maalik-Al-Mulk
    (The Eternal Owner of Sovereignty)

    One who recites this name will get esteem.

    Al-Maani
    (The Preventer)

    One who recites this name will have a good family life.

    Al-Matin
    (The Firm One)

    One who recites this name will be freed from any troubles.

    Al-Mu’akhkhir
    (The Delayer)

    Reciting this name 100 times helps to love only Allah.

    Al-Mubdi
    (The Originator)

    Recitation of this name on pregnant woman will prevent her from abortion.

    Al-Mughni
    (The Enricher)

    One who recites this name 10 times for 10 Fridays will become self sufficient.

    Al-Muhaymin
    (The Protector)

    One who recites this name with complete ablution, their inner being will be luminous.

    Al-Muhsi
    (The Reckoner)

    One who recites this name 1000 times will have easiness on the judgment day.

    Al-Muhyi
    (The giver of life)

     One who recites this name will be helped in heavy burden.
     

    Al-Mur’id
    (The Restorer)

    Recitation of this name 70 times will helpful in safe return of the missing person.

    Al-Mu’izz
    (The Honorer)

    Reciting 140 times after isha prayer will help in attaining dignity in the eyes of others.

    Al-Mujeeb
    (The Responsive)

    Recitation of this name will fulfill appeals.

    Al-Mu’min
    (The Guardian of Faith)

    One who recites this name will be free from any harm.

    Al-Mumeet
    (The Creator of Death)

    One who recites this name will be prevented from enemy.

    Al-Muntaqim
    (The Avenger)

    One who recites this name frequently will be victorious against his enemies.

    Al-Muqaddim
    (The Expediter)

    Recitation of this name is helpful in the battlefield

    Al-Muqit
    (The maintainer)

    One who recites this name on a glass of water and gives this water to bad mannered child, it will help the child in attaining  good manners.

    Al-Muqsit
    (The Equitable)

    One who recites this name will be free from the harm of the devil.

    Al-Muqtadir
    (The Powerful)

    Recitation of this name helps to know the truth.

    Al-Muta’ali
    (The Most Exalted)

    One who recites this name frequently will gain the benevolence of Allah.

    Al-Mutakabbir
    (The Majestic)

    Recitation of this name before having intercourse with wife will blessed with righteous child.

    Al-Muzill
    (The Dishonorer)

    One who recites this name 75 times will be prevented from jealousy.

    An-Naafi
    (The Propitious)

    One who recites this name continuously for four days will be prevented from any harm.

    An-Noor
    (The Light)

    One who recite this name will have inner light.

    Al-Qabiz
    (The Constrictor)

    One who writes this name on 50 pieces of food (fruit, bread, etc) for 40 days will receive ample sustenance.

    Al-Qadir
    (The Able)

    Recitation of this name helps in fulfilling one’s desires.

    Al-Qahhar
    (The subduer)

    One who recites this name will be made free from the attractions of the world and gain inner peace.

    Al-Qaweeyo
    (The most Strong)

    One who recites this name with the intention of not being harmed, will be safe from his enemy.

    Al-Qayyum
    (The Self Subsisting)

    One who recites this name will not fall into inadvertency.

    Al-Quddus
    (The Holy)

    One who recites 100 times every day will be free from anxiety.

    Ar-Raafi
    (The Exalter)

    Reciting this name 100 times during day and night will make the person higher and rich.

    Ar-Raheem
    (The Merciful)

    One who recites this name seven times will be under Allah’s protection.

    Ar-Raqeeb
    (The Watchful)

    One who recites this name seven times will be under Allah’s protection.

    Ar-Rasheed
    (The Guide to the Right Path)

    One who recites this name 1000 times between Maghrib and Isha Namaz will be safe from troubles.

    Ar-Ra’uf
    (The Compassionate)

    Recitation of this name gives the blessing of Allah.

    Ar-Razzaq
    (The Provider)

    One who recites this name will be provided with sustenance from Allah.

    As-Sabur
    (The Patient)

    One who recites this name 3000 times will be rescued from any difficulty.

    As-Salaam
    (The Source of Peace)

    One who recites this name 160 times to a sick person will regain health.

    As-Samad
    (The Eternal)

    One who recites this name frequently will be helped in need.

    As-Sameeo
    (The Al Hearing)

    One who recites this name 100 times without speaking to anyone on Thursday after the Zuhr prayer, Allah will bestow on him / her any desire.

    As-Shaaheed
    (The Witness)

    One who recites this name will get obedient child.

    As-Shakur
    (The Appreciative)

    Recitation of 41 times will helps in healing from depression.

    At-Tawwaab
    (The Acceptor of Repentance)

    One who recites this name frequently, his repentance will be accepted.

    Al-Waalee
    (The Governor)

    One who recites this name and breathes it into his house, his house will be free from danger.

    Al-Walee
    (The Protecting Friend)

    One who recites this name will be the protected one

    Al-Wadud
    (The loving)

    Reciting this name 1000 times on food before eating will help in making compromise between two persons.

    Al-Wahhaab
    (The Bestower)

    One who recites this name 100 times after two rakats of Namaz will get all needs fulfilled.

    Al-Waahid
    (The Unique)

    One who recites this name alone and in a quiet place will be free from fear and delusion.

    Al-Waajid
    (The Finder)

    One who recites this name will have richness of heart.

    Al-Wakeel
    (The Trustee)

    One who recites this name will have long life.

    Al-Waaris
    (The Supreme Inheritor)

    One who recites this name will have long life. 

    Al-Wasi
    (The All Embracing)

    Recitation of this name will eradicate poverty.
     

    Al-Zaahir
    (The Manifest)

    One who recites this name 15 times after Friday prayer, will get divine light in his heart.
     

    Al-Zaarr
    (The Distresser)

    One who recites this name will gain status.
     

    Al-Zul Jalal Wal Ikram
    (The Lord of Majesty and Bounty)

    One who recites this name frequently will get good wealth.

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