36. Al-Lateef (the Most Subtle, the Kind)
The One Whose Knowledge encompasses all the secret and hidden matters, Who is Aware of all that is hidden (in the deepest depths of the heavens and the earth) and is Aware of everything down to the most minute and finest details. The One Who is Kind to his believing servants guiding them to that which would benefit them and aid them via means that they are not aware, this by His Kindness and Beneficence. It also carries the meaning of al-Khabeer and ar-Ra'oof.
"No vision can grasp Him, but His Grasp is over all vision. He is the Most Subtle, the Well-Acquainted." (6:103)
"Do you not see that Allah sends down the water from the sky and then the earth becomes green? Indeed Allah is the Kind, the Well-Acquainted." (22:63)
37. Al-Haseeb (the Reckoner)
The One Who is All-Knowing of His servants and sufficient for those who put their trust in Him. The One Who recompenses his servants with either good or bad in accordance to His Wisdom and His Knowledge of the most minute and greatest of their actions.
"When you are greeted with a greeting, greet in return with what is better than it or at least return it equally. Allah is the Reckoner of all things." (4:86)
"Those who convey the Message of Allah and fear Him and none save Him, Sufficient is Allah as Reckoner." (33:39)
38. Ar-Raqeeb (the All-Watcher)
The One Who sees what is hidden in the hearts, the One Who charges every soul for what it earned, the One Who preserves all that is in creation and regulates them with the best organization and most complete and perfect planning.
"O Mankind! Be dutiful to your Lord Who created you from a single person, and from Him He created his wife, and from them both He created many men and women. Fear Allah through whom you demand your mutual rights, and (do not cut the relations of) the womb (kinship). Surely Allah is the All-Watcher over you." (4:1)
39. Al-Hafeedh (The Guardian)
The One Who protects and preserves what He created and Whose Knowledge encompasses all that He brought into existence. The One Who protects His friends from falling into sins and the destructive matters. The One Who is Kind to them during their periods of activity and rest. The One Who accounts the actions of the servants and their rewards.
"And Iblees did prove true his thought about them, and they followed him, all except a group of the true believers. And Iblees had no authority over them - except that We might test he who believes in the Hereafter from him who is in doubt about it. And your Lord is the Guardian over everything." (34:20-21)
"As for those who take friends and protectors besides Him - Allah is the Guardian over them and you are not a disposer of their affairs." (42:6)
40. Al-Muheet (The Encompassing)
The One Who has Knowledge of everything, has power over everything, his Mercy encompasses everything and He is dominant over everything.
"If good befalls you it grieves them but if some evil overtakes you they rejoice at it. But if you remain patient and become of the God-fearing, not the least harm will their cunning do to you. Allah Encompasses what they do." (3:120)
"And be not like those who come out of their homes boastfully, to be seen of men, and hinder from the Path of Allah. Allah is encompassing all that they do." (8:47)
41. Al-Qahhaar (The Subduer)
42. Al-Qaahir (The Irresistible)
The Irresistible over everything. The One before Whom the whole creation has humbled itself, and submitted before His Grandeur, Power and perfect Strength.
"And He is the Irresistible, Above His servants. He sends guardians (writing all of your deeds) over you, until when death approaches one of you, Our Messengers take his soul and they never neglect their duty." (6:61)
"So think not that Allah will fail to keep His promise to His Messengers. Certainly! Allah is All-Mighty, Owner of Retribution. On the Day when the earth will be changed to another earth and so will the heavens, and they (all creatures) will appear before Allah, the One, the Subduer." (14:47-48)
43. Al-Muqeet (The Powerful)
The One who provides everything that is in existence with what would strengthen it, Who provides its nourishment and sustenance and directs it however He Wills in accordance to His Wisdom and Praise.
"Whosoever intercedes for a good cause will have the reward thereof, and whosoever intercedes for an evil cause shall have a share in its burden. Allah is Able to do everything." (4:85)
44. Al-Wakeel (The Disposer of Affairs, the One Who is relied upon)
The One Who has the responsibility to dispose the affairs of the creation in accordance with His Knowledge, perfect Power and all-encompassing Wisdom. The One who looks after His friends and makes the good easy for them, preserves them from the evil and suffices for them in all of their affairs. Therefore the one who takes Him as One to be relied upon, He suffices him.
"Allah is the Friend of those who believe, He guides them from the darknesses into the light." (2:256)
"Such is Allah your Lord! None has the right to be worshipped but He, the Creator of all things. So worship Him Alone, and He is the Disposer of all affairs." (6:102)
"And put your trust in Allah, and Allah is Sufficient as a Disposer of Affairs." (39:62)
45. Al-Wudood (The Loving)
The One Who Loves His Prophet and Messengers and those who follow them and they in turn love Him - He is more beloved to them than anything else. Their hearts have been filled with love of Him, their tongues are constantly moist with praising Him and their hearts are always drawn to Him in love, sincerity and repentance.
"And ask forgiveness from your Lord and turn to Him in repentance. Verily my Lord is the Most Merciful, the Loving." (11:90)
"And He is Oft-Forgiving, the Loving." (85:14)
46. Al-Fattaah (The Judge, The Opener)
The One Who will judge between His Servants through His laws of the Sharee`ah, His laws of Decree and His laws and recompense. The One who opens the eyes of those who are truthful and sincere by His Kindness. The One who opens their hearts so that they can know Him, love Him and repent to Him. He opens the doors of mercy and sustenance for His servants and provides them the means of attaining both the good in this life and the Hereafter,
"Whatever mercy Allah may grant to mankind, none can withhold it and none can grant it thereafter." (35:2)
"Say: Our Lord will assemble us all together (on the Day of Resurrection), then He will judge between them. He is the Judge, the All-Knowing." (34:26)
"He said: My Lord! Verily, my people have belied me. Therefore judge You between me and them, and save me and the believers who are with me." (26:117-118)
47. Al-Malik (The King)
47. al-Maalik (The Master and Owner)
47. Alladhee lahu al-Mulk (the One to Whom belongs the dominion)
He is described with the Attribute of The Master and Owner. These are Attributes of Grandeur, Majesty, Omnipotence and Regulation of the affairs of creation. The One Who directs all of the affairs to do with creation, command and recompense. To Him belongs the whole of Creation, all of it is subservient, owned and in continuous need of Him.
"Then High above all be Allah, the True King. And be not in haste with the Qur'aan before its revelation is completed and say: My Lord! Increase me in knowledge." (29:114)
"Say: O Allah! Owner of the dominion, You give the kingdom to whom You will and You take the kingdom from whom You will. You endue with honor whom You will and You humiliate whom You will. In your Hand is the good. Indeed You are Able to do all things." (3:26)
48. Ar-Razzaaq (The Provider)
The One Who provides for all of His servants, there is not a creature on the earth except that Allah provides for it. His provisions for His servants are of two types:
- The general provision which extends to the righteous and the sinner, the first and the last. This is the provision that is required by the bodies.
- The specific provision - this being granted to the hearts, nourishing them with knowledge and faith. Also the lawful provision that has been appointed for the benefit of the religion, this being specific to the believers and apportioned in accordance to their differing levels and what His Wisdom and Mercy dictates.
"Say: Come I will recite to you what your Lord has prohibited you from: Join not anything in worship with Him; be good and dutiful to your parents; kill not your children because of poverty - We provide sustenance for you and for them; come not near shameful sins whether openly or secretly; kill not anyone who Allah has forbidden except for a just cause. This He has commanded you that you may understand." (6:151)
"I created man and jinn only that they may worship Me. I seek not any provisions from them nor do I ask that they feed Me. Indeed Allah is the Provider, Owner of Power - the Most Strong." (51: 56-58)
49. Al-Hakam (The Judge)
50. Al-Adl (The Just)
The One who judges between His Servants in this life and the Hereafter with His Justice and Fairness. He will not oppress anyone to the extent of an atoms weight and none will be made to carry the encumbrance of another. No servant will be recompensed in a way that is greater that the magnitude of his sin, he will be given only what he deserves. Not a single persons right will be denied him, He is Just in His regulation and decree.
""Indeed My Lord is upon the Straight Path." (11:56)
"Say: I am on clear proof from my Lord, but you deny (the truth). I do not have what you are impatient for (i.e. the Punishment). The judgment is only for Allah, He declares the truth, and He is the best of judges." (6:57)