99 Names 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 close explanations.

1 الله‎ Allah The Name Of Allah
2 الرحمن Ar-Ramān The Most Compassionate
3 الرحيم Ar-Raīm The Most Merciful
4 الملك Al-Malik The Sovereign
5 القدوس Al-Quddūs The Holy One And One Who Is Free From All Blemishes
6 السلام As-Salām The Giver of Peace or One who is Immuned from all Distress
7 المؤمن Al-Mu’min Giver Of Peace
8 المهيمن Al-Muhaymin The Giver Of Protection
9 العزيز Al-‘Azīz The Mighty
10 الجبار Al-Jabbār The Over Powering Lord
11 المتكبر Al-Mutakabbir The Self-Glorious
12 الخالق Al-Khāliq The Creator
13 البارئ Al-Bāri’ One Who Gives Life
14 المصور Al-Muawwir Fashioner of Shapes
15 الغفار Al-Ghaffār Exceedingly Forgiving
16 القهار Al-Qahhār One Who Has Control Over All Things
17 الوهاب Al-Wahhāb The Giver Of All Things
18 الرزاق Ar-Razzāq The Sustainer And Provider
19 الفتاح Al-Fattā Remover Of Difficulties And Giver Of Decisions
20 العليم Al-’Alīm The All Knowing
21 القابض Al-Qābi The Straightener Of Sustenance
22 الباسط Al-Bāsi The Extender Of Rizq
23 الخافض Al-Khāfi The One Who Humbles And Lowers
24 الرافع Ar-Rāfi’ The Exalter
25 المعز Al-Mu’izz The Giver Of Honour
26 المذل Al-Mudhill The Giver Of Dishonour
27 السميع As-Samī’ The All Hearing
28 البصير Al-Baīr The All Seeing
29 الحكم Al-akam Maker Of Immutable Judgements
30 العدل Al-’Adl The Just
31 اللطيف Al-Laīf Most Affectionate Or Knower Of Innermost Secrets
32 الخبير Al-Khabīr The All Knowing
33 الحليم Al-alīm The Clement
34 العظيم Al-’Aīm The Great
35 الغفور Al Ghafūr The Forgiving
36 الشكور Ash-Shakūr Highly Grateful
37 العلي Al-’Alīy Most High
38 الكبير Al-Kabīr Most Great Or Infinite
39 الحفيظ Al-afī The Protector
40 المقيت Al-Muqīt The Giver Of Sustenance And Strength
41 الحسيب Al-asīb The Reckoner Or One Who Suffices For Everyone And Everything
42 الجليل Al-Jalīl Glorious Or One With An Exalted Position
43 الكريم Al-Karīm Benevolent, The Generous
44 الرقيب Ar-Raqīb The Caretaker
45 المجيب Al-Mujīb The Answerer Of Dua’s
46 الواسع Al-Wāsi’ The Vast, The All Embracing, The Boundless
47 الحكيم Al-akīm The Wise
48 الودود Al-Wadūd Most Loving
49 المجيد Al-Majīd Most Venerable
50 الباعث Al-Bā’ith The Resurrecter Of The Dead
51 الشهيد Ash-Shahīd Omnipresent
52 الحق Al-aqq The Truth
53 الوكيل Al-Wakīl The Provident
54 القوي Al-Qawwīy Almighty
55 المتين Al-Matīn The Invincible
56 الولي Al-Walīy The Patron
57 الحميد Al-amīd The All Praiseworthy
58 المحصي Al-Muḥṣīy The Keeper Of Counts
59 المبدئ Al-Mubdi’ The Originator
60 المعيد Al-Mu’īd One Who Has The Power To Create Again
61 المحيي Al-Muyīy The Giver Of Life
62 المميت Al-Mumīt The Giver Of Death
63 الحي Al-ayy The Everlasting
64 القيوم Al-Qayyūm The Sustainer Of Life
65 الواجد Al-Wājid The All-Perfect
66 الماجد Al-Mājid The All-Excellent And The One With Veneration
67 الواحد Al-Wāid The One Unequalled
68 الصمد Aamad Eternal, Everlasting, Self Sufficient
69 القادر Al-Qādir The All-Powerful
70 المقتدر Al-Muqtadir Powerful
71 المقدم Al-Muqaddim One Who Causes Advancement
72 المؤخر Al-Mu’akhkhir One Who Causes Retardation
73 الأول Al-’Awwal The First
74 الأخر Al-’Akhir The Last
75 الظاهر Aāhir The Obvious
76 الباطن Al-Bāin The Latent
77 الوالي Al-Wālīy One Who Excercises Responsibility Over All Things
78 المتعالي Al-Muta’ālīy Far Above The Attributes Of The Entire Creation
79 البر Al-Barr The Good
80 التواب At-Tawwāb The Oft-Returning, The accepter of repentance
81 المنتقم Al-Muntaqim One Who takes Retribution
82 العفو Al-’Afūw One Who Pardons
83 الرؤوف Ar-Ra’ūf The Kind
84 مالك الملك Mālik-ul-Mulk Possessor Of Sovereignty
85 ذو الجلال والإكرام Dhū-l-Jalāli
wa-l-’ikrām
Majestic And Benevolent
86 المقسط Al-Muqsiţ The Just
87 الجامع Al-Jāmi’ The Assembler
88 الغني Al-Ghanīy Free From Need
89 المغني Al-Mughnīy Supplier Of Needs To Others
90 المانع Al-Māni’ The Hinderer
91 الضار Aārr One Who Can Cause Loss
92 النافع An-Nāfi’ One Who Confers Benefits
93 النور An-Nūr The Light
94 الهادي Al-Hādīy One Who Gives Guidance
95 البديع Al-Badī’ The Deviser
96 الباقي Al-Bāqīy The Eternal
97 الوارث Al-Wārith The Supporter Of All Or One Who Remains Alive Even After Everyone Or Everything Dies
98 الرشيد Ar-Rashīd One Who Guides Along The Path Of Virtue Or One Who Loves Virtue And Piety
99 الصبور Aabūr Most Forebearing

 

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