An Explanation Of
The Attributes Of Allah
|It is not possible to
perfectly translate the names and attributes of Allah from their
original Arabic into English. However, here are some fairly
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 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 vigilant, the controller
The Defeater who is not defeated.
The Almighty, the powerful
The One that nothing happens in His Dominion except that which
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 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 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
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
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
The Honorer, the Exhalter
Degrades whoever he willed, hence there is no one to give him
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
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 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 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 who is Majid.
The Noble, the illustrous.
The One without a partner.
The One, the Unique.
The only, the Unique.
The Master who is relied upon in matters and reverted to in ones
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
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 One whose Existence is without an end.
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 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
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 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 One who created the creation and formed it without any
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.
The One who controls the Dominion and gives dominion to whoever
The Ruler of the Kingdom, king of the Universe
The One who deserves to be Exalted and not denied.
Lord of Majesty and Generosity