-------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ar Rahman The One who shows mercy (All Surahs except one) He had to be made like his brothers in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God. (Hebrews 2:7) Ar Rahim The One who is compassionate (All Surahs except one) When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harrassed and helpless. (Mt 9:38) Al Malik The King who rules over all (Surah 59:23) The Lamb will overcome them because he is the Lord of Lords and King of kings (Rev 17:14) Al Quddus The Holy One (Surah 59:23) We believe and know that you are the Holy One of God. (John 6:69) As Salam The Peace (Surah 59:23) God was pleased through him to reconcile to himself all things by making peace through his blood, shed on the cross. (Colossians 1:19, 20) Al Mu'min The One who can be trusted (Surah 59:23) Trust in God; trust also in me (John 14:1) Al Muhaimin The One who protects from all harm (Surah 59:23) I am the gate: whoever enters through me will be kept safe. (John 10:9) Al 'Aziz The Mighty and Powerful One (Surah 59:23) Christ, who is the head over every power and authority (Colossians 2:10) Al Jabbar The Omnipotent One (Surah 59:23) Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the living and the dead. (Romans 14:9) Al Mutakabbir The One who has every reason to be proud (Surah 59:23) Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen. (Romans 9:5) Al Kahliq The Creator of all things (Surah 59:24) By him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities. (Colossians 1:15) Al Bari The One who brings all things into being (Surah 59:24) His Son, through whom he made the universe. (Heb 1:2) Al Musawwir The Designer and Fashioner of all things (Surah 59:24) The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of his being. (Hebrews 1:3) Al Ghaffar The One who forgives and pardons (not in Quran) The Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins. (Mark 2:10) Al Qahhar The Powerful Avenger (Surah 13:17) The Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blazing fire with his powerful angels. (1 Thess 1:7) Al Wahhab The Giver of gifts (Surah 3:6) He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all--now will he not also, along with him, graciously give us all things? (Romans 8:32) Ar Razzaq The Provider of daily food (Surah 51:58) I am the bread of life. He who comes to me will never go hungry, and he who believes in me will never be thirsty. (John 6:35) Al Fattah The One who opens all closed things (Surah 34: ) What he opens, no one can shut. I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut (Revelations 3: 7, 8) Al 'Alim The Omnicient One Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom an knowledge. (Colossians 2:3) Al Qabiz The Restrainer or Constrainer What he opens, no one can shut; and what he shuts, no one can open. (Revelation 3:7) Al Basit The Spreader and Expander (Surah 3:25) On this rock I will build my church and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. (Matt. 15:18) Al Khafiz The One who abases Many will say to me on that day, "Lord, Lord." I will tell them plainly, "I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!" (Matt 7:22,23) Ar Rafi' The One who exalts To him who overcomes, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I overcame and sat down with my Father on his throne. (Rev. 3:21) Al Mu'izz The One who honors (Surah 3:25) Whoever acknowledges me before men, the Son of Man will also acknowledge him before the angels of God. (Luke 12:8) Al Muzil The One who debases (Surah 3:25) He who disowns me before men will be disowned before the angels of God (Luke 12:9) As Sami' The One who hears all Since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us drew near to God with a sincere heart. (Hebrew 10:19-22) Al Basir The One who sees all His eyes are like blazing fire, and on his head are many crowns. (Rev 19:12) Al Hakam The One who settles all disputes The Father judges no one, but has entrusted all judgment to the Son. (John 5:22) Al 'Adl The Just and Righteous One You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you. (Acts 3:14) Al Latif The Tenderly Kind One (Surah 6:103) So that in the coming ages he might show the incomparable riches of his grace, expressed in his kindness to us in Christ Jesus. (Ephesians 2:7) Al Khabir The One who is aware of all (Surah 6:103) All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him. (Matt 11:27) Al Halim The Meek and Lowly One (Surah 2:225) Who being in the very nature God, did not consider equality with God soething to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. (Phil 2:8) Al 'Adhim The Great and Mighty One Jesus Christ, who has gone into heaven and is at God's right hand--with angels, authorities and powers in submission to him. (1 Peter 3:22) Al Ghafur The One who forgives sin (Surah 2:225) We have been made holy through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ once and for all. (Heb 10:10) Al 'Ali The High and Lofty One (Surah 34:22) God exalted him to the highest place and gave him a name that is above every name. (Phil 2:9) Ash Shakur The One who expresses appreciation (Surah 35:27) Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with me and I will give to everyone according to what he has done. (Revelation 22:12) Al Kabir The Grand and Eminent One (Surah 34:22) At the name of Jesus every knee should bow...and every tongue confess that Jesus is Lord (Phil 2:10, 11) Al Hafidh The Guardian and Protector I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish: no one can snatch them out of my hand. (John 10:28) Al Muqit The One who imparts strenth and power (Surah 4:88) May our Lord Jesus Christ himself...encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. (II Thessalonians 2:16, 17) Al Hasib The One who keeps accounts (Surah 4:7) Jesus is the one whom God appointed as judge of the living and the dead. (Acts 10:42) Al Jalil The Glorious and Majestic One They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with power and great glory. (Matt. 24:30) Al Karim The Generous and Magnanimous One (Surah 55:78) You know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, uet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich. (II Corinthians 8:9) Ar Raqib The One who watches over his own (Surah 4:1) I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me. He will come in and go out, and find pasture. (John 10:14;19) Al Mujib The One who answers prayer (Surah 11:64) You may ask me for anything in my name and I will do it. (John 14:14) Al Wasi' The All-encompassing One (Surah 2:248) Surely I will be with you always, to the very end of the age. (Matt 28:20) Al Hakim The One who knows all things (Surah 2:123) To those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom of God. (I Cor 1:24) Al Wudud The Loving One God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8) Al Majid The One worthy of all glory and honor (Surah 11:76) We see Jesus...crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death. (Hebrews 2:9) Ash Shahid The One who gives witness for or against (Surah 3:93) These are the word of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the ruler of God's creation. (Rev 3:14) Al Haqq The True, the Genuine One I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. (John 14:6) Al Wakil The One who pleads for and defends others (Surah 4:83) We have one who speaks to the Father in our defense--Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. (I John 2:1) Al Qaui The Strong and Powerful One (Surah 11:69) All authority in heaven and earth has been given to me. (Matthew 28:18) Al Matin The Immovable and Unchanging One (Surah 51:58) No one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. (I Cor 3:11) Al Wali The One who is as close as a friend (Surah 2:114) Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. (John 15:13) Al Hamid The One who is worthy of praise and adoration (Surah 11:76) To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb be praise and honor and glory and power, for ever and ever! (Revelation 5:13) Al Munsi The One who keeps records (Surah 36:11) All whose names have not been written in the book of life belonging to the Lamb that was slain from the creation of the world. (Revelation 13:8) Al Hayy The Living One In him was life, and that life was the light of men. (John 5:21) Al Qaiyum The Self-subsisting One (Surah 3:1) As the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son to have life in himself. (John 5:26) Al Mubdi The Source and Beginning of all things Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. (John 1:3) Al Mu'id The One who restores all things If anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come! (II Corin. 5:17) Al Baith The One who raises the dead A time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear will live. (John 5:25) Al Muhyi The Giver of Life (Surah 30:49) The Son gives life to whom he is pleased to give it. (John 5:21) Al Mumit The Giver of death (Surah 2:26) I hold the keys of death and hades. (Revelation 1:18) Al Wajid The Great Discoverer and Inventor You killed the Author of life. (Acts 3:15) Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith. (Hebrews 12:2) Al Majed The Grand and Glorious One (Surah 11:76) Father, glorify me in your presence with the glory I had with you before the world began. (John 17:5) Al Wahid The Unique and Only One (Surah 2:158) I and the Father are one. (John 10:30) Al Wahad The Solitary One There is one God and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus. (II Timothy 2:5) As Samad The One who continues forever (Surah 112) Jesus Christ is the same uesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8) Al Qadir The Powerful One (Surah 2:19) Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death. (Hebrews 2:14, 15) Al Muqtadir The One who prevails over all others (Surah 18:43) Having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross. (Colossians 2:15) Al Muqaddim The One who is before all things He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. He is the beginning and the first born from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy. (Colossians 1:17,18) Al Mu'akhkhir The One who delays action They will say, "where is this coming he promised?" The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise. He is patient with you, not wanting any to perish. (I Peter 3:4, 9) Al Awwal The First I am the Alpha and Omega, I am the first and the last. (Revelation 1:8, 17) Al Akhir The Last I am the first and the last, the Beginning and the Ending. (Revelation 22:13) Az Zahir The One who is most evident (Surah 58:3) Look, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him. (Revelation 1:7) Al Batin The One who is most hidden (Surah 58:3) The mystery that has been kept hidden for ages and generations, but is now disclosed to the saints...which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Col 1:20) Al Wali The One who governs over all (Surah 13:12) To bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even Christ. (Ephesians 1:10) Al Mutali The Highest and Most Exhalted One (Surah 13:10) The Word became flesh and lived for a while among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. (John 1:14) Al Barr The One who only does good We are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10) At Tawwab The One who relents from judgment and happily forgives (Surah 2:35; 9:105) God presented him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in his blood. He did this to demonstrate his justice, because in his forbearance he had left sins committed beforehand unpunished. (Romans 3:25) Al Muntaqim The One who will avenge all wrongs done (Surah 32:22) When the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven in blaxing fire with his powerful angels, he will punish those who do not know God. (II Thess. 1: 7,8) Al 'Afuw The One who pardons and cancels sin (Surah 4:51) Jesus is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. (Hebrews 7:25) Ar Ra'uf The Kind and Friendly One (Surah 2:138) From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. (John 1:16) Malik al Mulk The King over every earthly kingdom (Surah 3:25) Jesus Christ, the ruler of the kings of the earth. (Revelation 1:5) Dhu al Jalal wa al Ikram The One to whom all majesty and honor belongs (Surah 55:78) Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain to receive honor and glory and praise. (Revelation 5:12) Al Muqsit The One who deals with all on an equal basis This was the true light that gives light to every man who comes into the world. (John 1:9) Al Jami' The One who gathers together Where two or three come together in my name, there am I with them. (Matt 18:20) I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. I must bring them also. (John 10:16) Al Ghani The One who is free from all wants and needs (Surah 60:6) My food is to do the will of him who sent me and to finish his work. (John 4:34) Al Mughni The One who supplies others needs (Surah 4:129) Do not work for food that spoils, but for food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you. (John 6:27) Adh Dharr The One who gives Satan permission to afflict men Satan has asked to sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, Simon, that your faith may not fail. (Luke 22:31, 32) An Nafi' The One who adds benefits and blessings to life I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full. (John 10:10) An Nur The Light of heaven and earth (Surah 24:35) I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness. (John 8:12) Al Hadi The One who leads and guides in safe paths He calls his own sheep by name and leads them out. When he has brought out all his own, he goes on ahead of them, and his sheep follow him because they know his voice. (John 10:3,4) Al Badi' The One who is incomparably new and original (Surah 2:111) When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority. (Matthew 7:28, 29) Al Baqi The One who remains and endures forever I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! (Revelation 1:18) Al Warith The Heir of all things In these last days God has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things. (Heb 1:2) Ar Rashid The One who directs toward perfection (Surah 11:80) By one sacrifice he has made perfect forever those who are being made holy. (Hebrews 10:14) We proclaim him, admonishing and teaching everyone with al wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ. (Colossians 2:28) As Sabur The One who patiently waits I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners Christ Jesus might display his unlimited patience as an example for those who would believe on him and receive eternal life. (I Timothy 1:16) (All Scripture quotations from NIV)
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