Friday, 7 December 2012

Attributes of Allah




وَلِلَّهِ ٱلۡأَسۡمَآءُ ٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰ فَٱدۡعُوهُ بِہَا‌ۖ وَذَرُواْ ٱلَّذِينَ يُلۡحِدُونَ فِىٓ أَسۡمَـٰٓٮِٕهِۦ‌ۚ سَيُجۡزَوۡنَ مَا كَانُواْ يَعۡمَلُونَ (١٨٠)

Allah's are the fairest names. Invoke Him by them. And leave the company of those who blaspheme His names. They will be requited what they do. (180)
verses 12:110, 20:8 and 59:24 

also mention ٱلۡأَسۡمَآءُ ٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰ


Click here to Listen to 99 Attributes of Allah


The Quran mentions many 
Names or Attributes of 
Allah, called
ٱلۡأَسۡمَآءُ ٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰ


Let's Explore...!!


* Verses 6:18 and 6:61   وَهُوَ ٱلۡقَاهِرُ  means "Omnipotent, Supreme"

verse 7:127  وَإِنَّا فَوۡقَهُمۡ قَـٰهِرُونَ means " we are dominant over them"
* verse 2:19  وَٱللَّهُ مُحِيطُۢ بِٱلۡكَـٰفِرِينَ  and  مُحِيطُۢ means Surrounding, Mindful, Conscious and Attentive...
verse 85:20 also mentions it.
* verses 3:53 and 8:30 mention  وَٱللَّهُ خَيۡرُ ٱلۡمَـٰكِرِينَ Allah is better of the Tricksters.
* verses 2:108 مِن وَلِىٍّ۬ وَلَا نَصِيرٍand in 4:45  وَكَفَىٰ بِٱللَّهِ وَلِيًّ۬ا وَكَفَىٰ بِٱللَّهِ نَصِيرً۬ا ...Here   نَصِيرٍ means Supporter, Protector, Defender, Helper...
* verses 2:158 and 4:147  
 وَكَانَ ٱللَّهُ شَاڪِرًا عَلِيمً۬ا  and here شَاڪِرًا means Responsive, Appreciative
verses 13:34 and 40:21
 وَاقٍ۬ means Protector, Preserver, Defensive
Verse 2:186 and 11:61 
 قَرِيبٌ‌ۖ  means close, near 
Verses 2:20, 2:106, 2:109...and several verses
قَدِيرٌ۬ means All Powerful, All Capable
verse 2:203, 3:19, 3:199,5:4, and more..
وَٱللَّهُ سَرِيعُ ٱلۡحِسَابِ means Allah is "Swift at reckoning
verse 6:165, 7:167
إِنَّ رَبَّكَ سَرِيعُ ٱلۡعِقَابِ means Surely your Lord is "Quick in retribution"
verse 2:196 2:211 3:11 3:144 ...and more...
أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ شَدِيدُ ٱلۡعِقَابِ means Allah is "Severe in punishment"
verses 22:78, 47:11 
 مَوۡلَىٰ means Guardian, Protector
verses 7:190 and 27:63
تَعَـٰلَى means Exalted
verse 20:73
أَبۡقَىٰٓ means Everlasting
verse 12:21 
 غَالِبٌ means Predominant, Controller
verse 2:98
ٱللَّهَ عَدُوٌّ۬ لِّلۡكَـٰفِرِينَ
 عَدُوٌّ۬ means Foe, Enemy, Opponent
verses 2:106, 3:74, 8:29, 62:4 
 وَٱللَّهُ ذُو ٱلۡفَضۡلِ ٱلۡعَظِيمِ
means Allah is the "Lord/Possessor of Infinite Bounty"
verse 51:58 
 ذُو ٱلۡقُوَّةِ ٱلۡمَتِينُ means "Lord/Possessor of unbreakable Strength"
verse 2:33
 إِنِّىٓ أَعۡلَمُ غَيۡبَ  means"I'm the"knower of Hidden/Unseen"
verses 5:109, 5:116, 977
 عَلَّـٰمُ ٱلۡغُيُوبِ means knower of the hidden/unseen
verses 5:95, 14:4
ذُو ٱنتِقَامٍ۬ means "Lord/Possessor of retribution"
verse 62:11
وَٱللَّهُ خَيۡرُ ٱلرَّٲزِقِينَ means Allah is "the Best of Providers"
verse 23:11
 ٱللَّهُ أَحۡسَنُ ٱلۡخَـٰلِقِينَ  means" Allah is "the Best of Creators"
verse 24:25
 أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ هُوَ ٱلۡحَقُّ ٱلۡمُبِينُ means Allah is the "Truth Manifest/Signified Truth"
verse 27:26 
هُوَ رَبُّ ٱلۡعَرۡشِ ٱلۡعَظِيم means "Lord of Throne Supreme"
verse 95:8
أَحۡكَمِ ٱلۡحَـٰكِمِينَ means "The Wisest of Judge"
Some more Names of Allah in Quran
verses 6:70 and 32:4

شفيع 
mediator, intermediator, 
intermediary, intercessor


verses 6:15, 12:101, 14:11,39:46 and 
42:11

 فَاطِرُ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ‌ۚ

The Creator of the heavens and the 
earth.

فاطر

means Originator, Creator, Maker


verses 17:93, 27:8

سبحان 


means 


Holy, Pure, Greatest

verse 112: 1


 اَحَد



One, Only

verses  23:29

خَيۡرُ ٱلۡمُنزِلِينَ 

The Best One to Land

verse 40:3 

 ذِى ٱلطَّوۡلِۖ


Lord of Bounty, Bountiful, One with 

long reach
verses 6:73, 9:93, 9:104 and 
several

 عَـٰلِمِ ٱلۡغَيۡبِ وَٱلشَّهَـٰدَةِ

The Knower of  unseen and seen


39:38 قُلۡ حَسۡبِىَ ٱللَّهُ‌ۖ عَلَيۡهِ يَتَوَڪَّلُ ٱلۡمُتَوَكِّلُونَ
Sufficient is Allah for me! In Him trust those who put their trust




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