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All 99 beautiful names of Allah 'SWT'

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 In the Name of Allah,
Most Gracious
Most Merciful

It is not possible to perfectly translate the names and attributes of Allah from their original Arabic into English. However, here are some fairly close explanations translated at the best ability . . .


He who has the power to create the entities. 

The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers and the blasphemers in this world and especially for the believers in the hereafter.
The Most Merciful 

The One who has plenty of mercy for the believers.
The most Compassionate 

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

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

The One who is free from every imperfection.
The Peace, The Tranquility 

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.
The One with Faith
The Faithful, The Trusted 

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

The Defeater who is not defeated.
The Mighty
The Almighty, the powerful 

The One that nothing happens in His Dominion except that which He willed.
The oppressor, the all Compelling 

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

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


The Creator who has the Power to turn the entities.
The Artificer, the Creator 

The One who forms His creatures in different pictures.
The Fashioner 
The Organiser the Designer 

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

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


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

The Provider, the Sustainer 

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

The Knowledgeable; The One nothing is absent from His knowledge.
The all Knowing, the Omniscient 

The One who constricts the sustenance.
The Contractor, The Restrainer, the Recipient. 

The One who expands and widens.
The Expander, He who expands 

The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction.
The Abaser, the Humbler 

The One who raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.
The Raiser, the Exhalter 

He gives esteem to whoever He willed, hence there is no one to degrade Him; 
The Honorer, the Exhalter 

Degrades whoever he willed, hence there is no one to give him esteem.
The Abaser, the Degrader, the Subduer 

The One who Hears all things that are heard by His Eternal Hearing without an ear, instrument or organ.
The Hearer, The All hearing, all knowing. 

The One who Sees all things that are seen by His Eternal Seeing without a pupil or any other instrument.
The Seer, The discerning, the All seeing. 

He is the Ruler and His judgment is His Word.
The arbitrator, the Judge 

The One who is entitled to do what He does.
The justice, the equitable. The Just. 

The Most Gentle, the Gracious.
The One who is kind 

The One who knows the truth of things.
The Aware. The Segacious, one is who is aware. 

The One who delays the punishment for those who deserve it and then He might forgive them.
The Gentle. The most patient, the Clement. 

The One deserving the attributes of Exaltment, Glory, Extolement,and Purity from all imperfection.
The Great, Mighty 

The One who forgives a lot.
The Forgiving, the Pardoner. 

The One who gives a lot of reward for a little obedience.
The Grateful, the Thankful 

The One who is clear from the attributes of the creatures.
The most high, the exhalted. 

The One who is greater than everything in status.
The great, the big. 

The One who protects whatever and whoever He willed to protect.
The Guardian, the preserver. 

The One who has the Power.
The maintainer, The Nourisher 


The One who gives the satisfaction.
The noble, The Reckoner 

The One who is attributed with greatness of Power and Glory of status.
The Majestic. The honorable, the exhalted. 

The One who is clear from abjectness.
The most generous, the Bountiful. 

The One that nothing is absent from Him. Hence it's meaning is related to the attribute of Knowledge.
The Guardian, the watchful. Watcher. 

The One who answers the one in need if he asks Him and rescues the yearner if he calls upon Him.
The Responder. The respindent, one who answers. 

The Englober. The enricher, the Omnipresent, the Knowledgeable. 

The One who is correct in His doings.
The most Wise, the Judicious. 

The Affectionate, the Loving. 

The One who is with perfect Power, High Status, Compassion, Generosity and Kindness.
The Glorious, the exhalted. 

The One who resurrects for reward and/or punishment.
The Resurrector, the Raiser from death. 

The One who nothing is absent from Him.
The Witness 

The One who truly exists.
The Truth, the Just. 

The One who gives the satisfaction and is relied upon.
The Guardian, the Trustee 

The One with the complete Power.
The powerful, the Almighty, The Strong 

The One with extreme Power which is un-interrupted and He does not get tired.
The Strong, the Firm 

The Supporter, the Friend, the Defender the master. 

The praised One who deserves to be praised.
The Praiseworthy , the Commendable 

The One who the count of things are known to him.
The Counter 

The One who started the human being. That is, He created him.
The Beginner, the Creator, The Originator 

The One who brings back the creatures after death.
The Restorer, the Resurrector. 

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.
The Bestower, the Life Giver. 

The One who renders the living dead.
The Bringer of Death. The Death Giver. 

The One attributed with a life that is unlike our life and is not that of a combination of soul, flesh or blood.
The Living. The Alive, the ever living. 

The One who remains and does not end.
The Self-Subsistent, The Eternal, the Self Sustaining. 

The Rich who is never poor. Al-Wajd is Richness.
The all percieving, the Opulent, the Finder. 

The One without a partner.
The One, the Unique. 

The One who is Majid.
The Noble, the illustrous. 

The only, the Unique. 

The Master who is relied upon in matters and reverted to in ones needs.
The Perfect, the Eternal. 

The One attributed with Power.
The Able, the Capable, the Omnipotent. 

The One with the perfect Power that nothing is withheld from Him.
The Capable, The all Powerful 

He makes ahead what He wills.
The Presenter, The Advancer, The Expediter 

The One who delays what He wills.
The Fulfiller, the keeper behind, The Deferrer 

The One whose Existence is without a beginning.
The First 

The One whose Existence is without an end.
The Last 

The Apparent, the Exterior, The Manifest
The One that nothing is above Him and nothing is underneath Him, hence He exists without a place. 

The Hidten, the Interior, the Latent 

The One who owns things and manages them.
The Governor, The Ruler, The Master 

The One who is clear from the attributes of the creation.
The Exalted, The most high, one above reproach. 

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.
The Benefactor, The Beneficient, the Pious. 

The One who grants repentance to whoever He willed among His creatures and accepts his repentance.
The Acceptor of Repentance, The Forgiver, the Relenting. 

The One who victoriously prevails over His enemies and punishes them for their sins. It may mean the One who destroys them.
The Avenger 

The One with wide forgiveness.
The Forgiver, the effacer, the Pardoner 

The One with extreme Mercy. The Mercy of Allah is His will to endow upon whoever He willed among His creatures.
The merciful, the Ever Indulgent. 

The One who is Just in His judgment.
The Just the Equitable 

The One who gathers the creatures on a day that there is no doubt about, that is the Day of Judgment.
The Collector, the comprehensive, Gatherer 

The One who does not need the creation.
The rich, the all sufficing, Self-Sufficient 

The One who satisfies the necessities of the creatures.
The Enricher, sufficer, the bestower. 

The Supporter who protects and gives victory to His pious believers. Al-Mu'tiy 
The Withholder
The Preventer, the prohibiter, the defender. 

The One who makes harm reach to whoever He willed.
The Distresser , The afflictor, the bringer of Adversity. 

The One who gives benefits to whoever He wills.
The Beneficialm Benefactor 

The One who guides.
The Light 

The One whom with His Guidance His belivers 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.
The Guide 

The One who created the creation and formed it without any preceding example.
The Wonderful, the maker, Incomparable 

The One that the state of non-existence is impossible for Him.
The Enduring, the Everlasting, the eternal 

The One whose Existence remains.
The Inheritor, The Heir 

The One who guides.
The Rightly Guided, The Concious, the Guide 

The One who does not quickly punish the sinners.
The most Patient, the Enduring. 

Malik Al-Mulk 
The One who controls the Dominion and gives dominion to whoever He willed.
The Ruler of the Kingdom, king of the Universe 

Zul-l-Jalal wal-Ikram 
The One who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.
Lord of Majesty and Generosity




Some selected relevant
verses from the Qur'an

ALLH Allh (1:1)(3:18)(5:109)(6:124)(7:180)(8:40)
AR-RAHMN The Most Compassionate,
The Beneficent
The Gracious
27:30)(36:52)(50:33)(55:1)(59:22) (78:38)
AR-RAHM The Merciful (2:163)(3:31)(4:100)(5:3)(5:98)
AL-MALIK The King (20:114)(23:116)(59:23)(62:1)(114:2)
AL-QUDDS The Most Holy (59:23) (62:1)
AS-SALM The All-Peaceful, The Bestower of peace (59:23)
AL-MU'MIN The Granter of security (59:23)
AL-MUHAYMIN The Protector (59:23)
AL-'AZZ The Mighty (3:6) (4:158) (9:40) (9:71) (48:7)
59:23) (61:1)
AL-JABBR The Compeller (59:23)
AL-MUTAKABBIR Supreme in Greatness,
The Majestic
AL-KHLIQ The Creator (6:102) (13:16) (39:62)(40:62)(59:24)
AL-BRI' The Maker (59:24)
AL-MUSAWWIR The Bestower of form,
The Shaper
AL-GAFFR The Forgiver (20:82)(38:66)(39:5)(40:42)(71:10)
AL-QAHHR The Subduer (13:16)(14:48)(38:65)(39:4)(40:16)
AL-WAHHB The Bestower (3:8)(38:9)(38:35)
AR-RAZZQ The Provider (51:58)
AL-FATTH The Opener, The Judge (34:26)
AL-'ALM The All-Knowing (2:158)(3:92)(4:35)(24:41)(33:40)
AL-QBID The Withholder (2:245)
AL-BSIT The Expander (2:245)
AL-KHFID The Abaser  
AR-RFI' The Exalter  
AL-MU'IZZ The Bestower of honour (3:26)
AL-MUDHILL The Humiliator (3:26)
AS-SAM' The All-Hearing (2:127) (2:137) (2:256) (8:17) (49:1)
AL-BASR The All-Seeing (4:58) (17:1) (42:11) (42:27) (57:4) (67:19)
AL-HAKAM The Judge (22:69)
AL-'ADL The Just, The Equitable  
AL-LATF The Gentle, The Knower of subtleties (6:103) (22:63) (31:16) (33:34) (67:14)
AL-KHABR The All-Aware (6:18) (17:30) (49:13) (59:18) (63:11)
AL-HALM The Forbearing (2:225) (2:235) (17:44) (22:59) (35:41)
AL-'AZM The Incomparably Great (2:255) (42:4) (56:96)
AL-GAFR The Forgiving (2:173) (8:69) (16:110) (41:32) (60:7)
ASH-SHAKR The Appreciative (35:30) (35:34) (42:23) (64:17)
AL-'ALIYY The Most High (2:255) (4:34) (31:30) (42:4) (42:51)
AL-KABR The Most Great (13:9) (22:62) (31:30) (34:23) (40:12)
AL-HAFZ The Preserver (11:57) (34:21) (42:6)
AL-MUGHTH The Sustainer  
AL-HASB The Reckoner (4:6) (4:86) (33:39)
AL-JALL The Majestic, The Revered, The Sublime  
AL-KARM The Generous (27:40) (82:6)
AR-RAQB The Watchful (4:1) (5:117)
AL-MUJB The Responsive (11:61)
AL-WSI' The All-Encompassing, The All-Embracing (2:115) (2:261) (2:268) (3:73) (5:54)
AL-HAKM The Wise (2:129) (2:260) (31:27) (46:2) (57:1)
AL-WADD The Loving One (11:90) (85:14)
AL-MAJD The Most Glorious (11:73)
AL-B'ITH The Resurrector (22:7)page 35
ASH-SHAHD The Witness (4:79)(4:166)(22:17)(41:53)(48:28)
AL-HAQQ The Truth (6:62)(22:6)(23:116)(31:30)
AL-WAKL The Ultimate Trustee, The Disposer of Affairs (3:173) (4:171) (28:28) (33:3) (73:9)
AL-QAWIYY The Most Strong (22:40)(22:74)(42:19)(57:25)(58:21)
AL-MATN The Firm One, The Authoritative (51:58)
AL-WALIYY The Protector (3:68) (4:45) (7:196) (42:28) (45:19)
AL-HAMD The All-Praised, The Praiseworthy (14:1) (14:8) (31:12) (31:26) (41:42)
AL-MUHS The Reckoner  
AL-MUBDI' The Originator (10:4)(10:34)(27:64)(29:19)(85:13)
AL-MU'D The Restorer to life (10:4)(10:34)(27:64)(29:19)(85:13)
AL-MUHY The Giver of life (3:156) (7:158) (15:23)(30:50)(57:2)
AL-MUMT The Causer of death (3:156) (7:158) (15:23) (57:2)
AL-HAYY The Ever-Living (2:255)(3:2)(20:111)(25:58)(40:65)
AL-QAYYM The Self-Existing by Whom all subsist (2:255) (3:2) (20:111)
AL-WJID The Self-Sufficient, The All-Perceiving  
AL-MJID The Glorified  
AL-WHID The One (2:163) (5:73) (9:31) (18:110) (37:4)
AS-SAMAD The Eternally Besought (112:2)
AL-QDIR The Omnipotent, The Able (6:65) (36:81) (46:33) (75:40) (86:8)
AL-MUQTADIR The Powerful (18:45) (54:42) (54:55)
AL-MUQADDIM The Expediter  
AL- MU'AKHKHIR The Delayer (71:4)
AL-AWWAL The First (57:3)
AL-KHIR The Last (57:3)
AZ-ZHIR The Manifest (57:3)
AL-BTIN The Hidden (57:3)
AL-WL The Governor, The Protector  
AL-MUTA'L The Most Exalted (13:9)
AL-BARR The Benign, The Source of All-Goodness (52:28)
AT-TAWWB The Granter and Accepter of repentence (2:37) (2:128) (4:64) (49:12) (110:3)
AL- MUNTAQIM The Lord of Retribution, The Avenger (32:22) (43:41) (44:16)
AL-'AFUWW The Pardoner (4:99) (4:149) (22:60)
AR-RA'F The Most Kind, The Clement (3:30) (9:117) (57:9) (59:10)
MLIK-UL-MULK Owner of the Kingdom (3:26)
DHUL JALL WAL IKRM Possessor of Majesty and Honour (55:27) (55:78)
AL-MUQSIT The Just, The Equitable (3:18)
AL-JME' The Gatherer (3:9)
AL-GHANIYY The All-Sufficient (2:263) (3:97) (39:7) (47:38) (57:24)
AL-MUGHN The Enricher (9:28)
AL-MNI' The Preventer of harm  
AD-DRR The Afflicter  
AN-NFI' The Benefiter  
AN-NR The Light (24:35)
AL-HD The Guide (25:31)
AL-BAD' The Originator (2:117) (6:101)
AL-BQ The Everlasting (55:27)
AL-WRITH The Ultimate Inheritor (15:23)
AR-RASHD The Guide  
AS-SABR The Patient One



All 99 beautiful names have their own meaning.



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