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 (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 (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 (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 […]

al-Jameel (The Beautiful One)

al-Jameel (The Beautiful One) Al-Jameel,On the authority of Ibn Mas’ood (may Allaah be pleased with him), the Prophet (may Allaah raise his rank and grant him peace) said: “Anyone who has a speck of arrogance in his heart will not enter Paradise.” Someone then remarked, “Indeed a man likes to have nice clothes and nice […]

al-Wah-haab (The Ever-Giving)

al-Wah-haab (The Ever-Giving) “O our Lord! Don’t let our hearts stray after You have guided us, and bestow upon us Mercy from Yourself! Verily You are al-Wah-haab!” Soorah Aali-‘Imraan [3:8]   Reference: Exemplary principles concerning the beautiful names of Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen D. 1421 H Translated by Moosaa Richardson Revised 2nd Edition […]

al-Walee (The Protector)

al-Walee (The Protector) “And Allaah, He is al-Walee, and he gives life to the dead.” Sooratush-Shooraa [42:9]   Reference: Exemplary principles concerning the beautiful names of Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen D. 1421 H Translated by Moosaa Richardson Revised 2nd Edition with additional commentary.

al-Wakeel (The Guardian)

al-Wakeel (The Guardian) “Allaah is the Creator of everything, and He is a Wakeel over all things.” Sooratuz-Zumar [39:62]   Reference: Exemplary principles concerning the beautiful names of Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen D. 1421 H Translated by Moosaa Richardson Revised 2nd Edition with additional commentary.

al-Wadood (The Loving)

al-Wadood (The Loving) “And He is Ever-Forgiving, al-Wadood.” Sooratul-Burooj [85:14]   Reference: Exemplary principles concerning the beautiful names of Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen D. 1421 H Translated by Moosaa Richardson Revised 2nd Edition with additional commentary.

al-Waasi' (The Encompassing One)

al-Waasi’ (The Encompassing One) “Verily, Allaah is Waasi’, All-Knowing.” Sooratul-Baqarah [2:115]   Reference: Exemplary principles concerning the beautiful names of Allaah. Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Saalih Al-‘Uthaymeen D. 1421 H Translated by Moosaa Richardson Revised 2nd Edition with additional commentary.