The 99 Names of Allah-Continued
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"Who is it that provides you with sustenance out of heaven and earth,
or who is it that has full power over your hearing and sight? And
who is it that brings forth the living out of that which is dead, and
brings forth the dead out of that which is alive? And who is it that
governs all that exists?" And they will surely answer, "It
is Allah." Say, then: "Will you not, then, become fully
conscious of Him -- seeing that He is Allah, your Sustainer, the Ultimate
Truth? For, after the truth has been forsaken, what is there left
but error? How, then can you lose sight of the truth?"
Yunus 10:31-32, tr. Asad
is Allah, your Sustainer: there is no deity save Him, the Creator of
everything: so serve Him alone -- for it is He who has everything in
Al-An'am 6:102, tr. Asad
The Possessor of All Strength
is most kind to His creatures: He provides sustenance for whoever
He wills -- for He alone is powerful, almighty!
Ash-Shura 42:19, tr. Asad
The Forceful One
subtle scheme is exceedingly firm!
Al-A'raf tr. Asad
is Allah who has raised the heavens without any supports that you could
see, and is established on the throne of His almightiness; and He it is
who has made the sun and the moon subservient to His laws, each running
its course for a term set by Him. He governs all that exists.
Ar-Ra'd 13:2, tr. Asad
The Praised One
it is He who sends down rain after men have lost all hope, and unfolds His
grace thereby; for He alone is their Protector, the One to whom all praise
Ash-Shura 42:28, tr. Asad
that they have ever yearned for awaits them with their Sustainer: such
will be the reward of the doers of good. And to this end, Allah will
efface from their record the worst that they ever did, and give them their
reward in accordance with the best that they were doing in life.
Az-Zumar 39:34-35, tr. Asad
is it that creates all life in the first instance, and then brings it
forth anew? And who is it that provides you with sustenance out of heaven
and earth? Could there be any divine power besides Allah?
An-Naml 27:64, tr. Asad
"The truth has now come to light, and falsehood is bound to wither
away: for, falsehood cannot bring forth anything new, nor can it bring
back what has passed away!"
Saba 34:49, tr. Asad
The Giver of Life
then, these signs of Allah's grace -- how He gives life to the earth after
it had been lifeless! Verily, this same God is indeed the One that
can bring the dead back to life: for He has the power to will anything.
Ar-Rum 30:50, tr. Asad
The Taker of Life
He it is who grants life and deals death; and to Him is due the
alternation of night and day.
Al-Mu'minun 23:80, tr. Asad
The Ever Living One
-- there is no deity save Him, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsistent Fount
of All Being!
Al-Imran 3:1, tr. Asad
The Self-Existing One
-- there is no deity save Him, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsistent Fount
of all Being!
Al 'Imran 3:2, tr. Asad
|Didn't He find
you an orphan, and give you shelter?
and found you lost on your way, and guided you?
Ad-Duha 93:6-7, tr. Asad
He alone is truly-forgiving, all-embracing in His love,
in sublime almightiness enthroned, a sovereign doer of whatever He wills.
Al-Buruj 85:14-15, tr. Asad
The Only One
Me alone to deal with him whom I have created alone...
Al-Muddaththir 74:11, tr. Asad
"He is Allah, the One. Allah, the Eternal, Absolute."
Al-Ikhlas 112:1-2, tr. Emerick
The Satisfier of All Needs
"He is the One God: Allah the Eternal, the Absolute. He begets not,
and neither is He begotten; and there is nothing that could be compared
Al-Ikhlas 112, tr. Asad
The All Powerful
Allah's is the dominion over the heavens and the earth and all that is
between them; He creates what He wills: and Allah has the power to will
Al-Ma'idah 5:17, tr. Asad
The Creator of All Power
propound unto them the parable of the life of this world: it is like the
water which We send down from the skies, and which is absorbed by the
plants of the earth: but in time they turn into dry stubble which the
winds blow freely about. And it is Allah alone who determines all things.
Al-Kahf 18:45, tr. Asad
if Allah were to hasten for human beings the ill which they deserve by
their sinning in the same manner as they themselves would hasten the
coming to them of what they consider to be good, their end would indeed
Yunus 10:11, tr. Asad
if Allah were to take men immediately to task for all the evil that they
do on earth, He would not leave a single living creature upon its face.
However, He grants them respite until a term set by Him: but when the end
of their term approaches, they can neither delay it by a single moment,
nor can they hasten it.
An-Nahl 16:61, tr. Asad
thy Sustainer knows all that their hearts conceal as well as all that they
bring into the open: for He is Allah, save whom there is no deity. Unto
Him all praise is due, at the beginning and at the end of time; and with
Him rests all judgment; and unto Him shall you all be brought back.
Al-Qasas 28:69-70, tr. Asad
is the First and the Last, and the Outward as well as the Inward: and He
has full knowledge of everything.
Al-Hadid 57:3, tr. Asad
The Manifest One
is He who bestows from on high clear messages unto this His servant, to
lead you out of the deep darkness into the light: for, behold, Allah is
most compassionate towards you,
a dispenser of grace.
Al-Hadid 57:7, tr. Asad
The Hidden One
|He is the Exalted, His Existence is obvious by proofs and He is clear from the delusions of attributes of bodies.|
The Protecting Friend
is the Protector of all who are conscious of Him.
Al-Jathiyah 45:19, tr. Asad
The Supreme One
knows all that is beyond the reach of a created being's perception as well
as all that can be witnessed by a creature's senses or mind -- the Great
One, the One far above anything that is or could ever be!
Ar-Ra'd 13:9, tr. Asad
The Doer of Good
He it is who has set up for you the stars so that you might be guided by
them in the midst of the deep darkness of land and sea: clearly, indeed,
have We spelled out these messages unto people of innate knowledge!
Al-An'am 6:97, tr. Asad
The Guide to Repentance
is Allah alone who can accept the repentance of His servants and is the
true recipient of whatever is offered for His sake.
At-Tawbah 9:104, tr. Asad
thou, perchance, O Muhammad, make the deaf hear,
or show the right way to the blind or to such as are obviously lost in error? But whether We do or do not take thee away ere thy message prevails -- verily, We shall inflict Our retribution on them; and whether We show thee or do not show thee in this world the fulfillment of what We have promised them --
verily, We have full power over them!
Zukhruf 43:40-42, tr. Asad
for those who avoid the truly grave sins and shameful deeds -- even though
they may sometimes stumble -- behold, thy Sustainer is abounding in
An-Najm 53:32, tr. Asad
you who have attained to faith! Do not ask about matters which, if they
were to be made manifest to you in terms of law, might cause you hardship;
for, if you should ask about them while the Qur'an is being revealed, they
might indeed be made manifest to you as laws. Allah has absolved you
from any obligation in this respect: for Allah is much-forgiving,
Al-Ma'idah 5:101, tr. Asad
The Owner of All
alone is the all-knowing Creator: His Being alone is such that when He
wills a thing to be, He but says unto it, "Be" -- and it is.
Limitless, then, in His glory is He in whose hand rests the mighty
dominion over all things; and unto Him you all will be brought back.
Ya Sin 36:83, tr. Asad
The Lord of Majesty and Bounty
that lives on earth or in the heavens is bound to pass away: but forever
will abide thy Sustainer's Self, full of majesty and glory.
Ar-Rahman 55:26-27, tr. Asad
The Equitable One
thou dost judge, judge... with equity: verily, Allah knows those who act
Al-Ma'idah 5:42, tr. Asad
among His signs is the very creation of the heavens and the earth, and of
all the living creatures which He has caused to multiply throughout them;
and since He has created them, He has also the power to gather them unto
Himself whenever He wills.
Ash-Shura 42:29, tr. Asad
The Rich One
Him belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is on earth; and,
verily, Allah -- He alone -- is self-sufficient,
the One to whom all praise is due.
Al-Hajj 22:64, tr. Asad
is He alone who frees from want and causes to possess;
and... it is He alone who sustains the brightest star.
An-Najm 53:49-50, tr. Asad
The Preventer of Harm
alone knows that which is beyond the reach
of a created being's perception, and to none does He disclose aught of the mysteries of His Own unfathomable knowledge,
unless it be to an apostle whom He has been pleased to elect therefore: and then He sends forth the forces of heaven to watch over him in whatever lies open before him and in what is beyond his ken -- so as to make manifest that it is indeed but their Sustainer's messages that these apostles deliver:
for it is He who encompasses with His knowledge all that they have to say, just as He takes count, one by one, of everything that exists.
Al-Jinn 72:26-28, tr. Asad
The Creator of the Harmful
We let man taste some of Our grace and then take it away from him --
behold, he abandons all hope, forgetting all gratitude for Our past
favors. And thus it is: if We let him taste ease and plenty after
hardship has visited him, he is sure to say, "Gone is all affliction
from me!" -- for, behold, he is given to vain exultation, and glories
only in himself. And thus it is with most men -- save those who are
patient in adversity and do righteous deeds: it is they whom forgiveness
of sins awaits, and a great reward.
Hud 11:9-11, tr. Asad
The Creator of Good
is Allah who grants abundant sustenance
or gives it in scant measure unto whomever He wills.
Ar-Rum 30:37, tr. Asad
is the Light of the heavens and the earth.
The parable of His Light is as if there were a Niche
and within it is a Lamp: the Lamp enclosed in Glass;
the glass as it were a brilliant star, lit from a blessed Tree,
an Olive, neither of the East nor of the West,
whose Oil is nearly luminous, though fire has hardly touched it. Light upon Light! Allah guides whoever He wills to His Light, Allah sets forth Parables for people, and Allah knows all things.
An-Nur 24:35, tr. Asad
is it that guides you in the midst of the deep darkness of land and sea,
and sends forth the winds as a glad tiding of His coming grace?
"Go all over the earth and behold how wondrously He has created man
in the first instance: and thus, too, will Allah bring into being your
second life -- for, verily, Allah has the power to will anything!
Al-Ankabut 29:20, tr. Asad
The Everlasting One
for us, behold, we have come to believe in our Sustainer,
hoping that He may forgive us our faults... for Allah is the best to look forward to, and the One who is truly abiding.
Ta-Ha 20:73, tr. Asad
The Inheritor of All
We alone shall remain after the earth and all who live on it have passed
away, and when unto Us all will have been brought back.
Maryam 19:40, tr. Asad
The Righteous Teacher
shall teach thee, and thou wilt not forget aught of what thou art taught,
save what Allah may will thee to forget -- for verily, He alone knows all
that is open to man's perception as well as all that is hidden from it --
and thus shall We make easy for thee the path towards ultimate ease.
Al-A'la 87:7-8, tr. Asad
The Patient One
be patient in adversity: for, verily, Allah is with those who are patient
Al-Anfal 8:46, tr. Asad
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