AL-QAABIDH

al-Qaabidh (The One who seizes)

al-Qaabidh On the authority of Anas (may Allaah be pleased with him), who said that the prices in the marketplace became very high once, so the people said, “O Messenger of Allaah! Set the prices for us!” He (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) replied: “Verily, Allaah is the One who regulates […]

AT-TAY-YIB

at-Tay-yib (The Pure One)

at-Tay-yib (The Pure One) On the authority of Aboo Hurayrah (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) said: “O people! Verily, Allaah is Tayyib, and He only accepts good things…” Collected by Muslim (1015) Reference: Exemplary principles concerning the beautiful names of Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad […]

Ash Shaafee The Healer

ash-Shaafee (The Healer)

ash-Shaafee (The Healer) On the authority of ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) used to visit some of his sick family members. He (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) would wipe over them with his right hand, saying: “O Allaah, […]

As Say-yid The Master

as-Say-yid (The Master)

as-Say-yid (The Master) On the authority of ‘Abdullaah Ibn ash-Shikh-kheer (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) was addressed, “You are our say-yid!” He (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) replied: “As-Say-yid is Allaah, the Blessed and Exalted.” Saheeh Sunan Abee Daawood […]

AS-SUB-BOOH

as-Sub-booh (The Justly Glorified One)

as-Sub-booh (The Justly Glorified One) On the authority of ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) used to say in his bowings and in his prostrations (during formal prayer): “Sub-booh, the Holy One, the Lord of the Angels and the Spirit (Jibreel).” Collected by […]

AR-RAFEEQ

ar-Rafeeq (The Gentle One)

ar-Rafeeq (The Gentle One) On the authority of ‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her), a group of Jews came to the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) and said, “As-saam ‘alaykum (Death be upon you).” ‘Aa’ishah responded by saying, “Rather, death and curses be upon you!” So the Prophet (may […]

Ar Rabb The Lord

ar-Rabb (The Lord)

ar-Rabb (The Lord) On the authority of ‘Amr Ibn ‘Abasah (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) said: “The time when ar-Rabb is closest to the servant is deep in the last part of the night. So if you are able to be amongst those […]

AL-HAY-YEE

al-Hay-yee (The Shy One)

al-Hay-yee (The Shy One) On the authority of Salmaan al-Faarisee (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) said: “Verily, your Lord, the Blessed and Exalted, is Hayyee and Generous. When His servant raises his hands to Him He is shy to turn him away empty-handed.” […]

AL-HAKAM

al-Hakam (The Ruler)

al-Hakam (The Ruler) On the authority of Haani’ Ibn Yazeed (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) enquired about a nickname the people gave him (Haani’), Abul-Hakam, saying: “Verily, Allaah is al-Hakam, and rulings are all His (Right). So then why have you been nicknamed […]

AL-JAW-WAAD

al-Jaw-waad (The Bestower of Goodness)

al-Jaw-waad (The Bestower of Goodness) On the authority of Sa’d Ibn Abee Waq-qaas (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) said: “Verily, Allaah is Generous and He loves generous people; (and He is) Jawwaad and He loves goodness. He loves upright manners and hates lowly […]