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asma-ul-husna is the 99 names for Allah that are in the Qur'an.

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Can I tell people that I have put my trust in Allah about a matter, when in reality I am facing a lot of anxiety about that matter?

I am a 34 years old unmarried woman with no fall-backs/backups in life. To cut a long story short, my career is also almost in a dumpster. It is sheerly the mercy of Allah that He is keeping me ...
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Origin of the Asma ul Husna song and its arrangement

Assalamualaikum and Peace to all, I was wondering what are the origins of the Asma ul Husna song/nasheed that is commonly taught today? Specifically in terms of its music/tune and its arrangement/'...
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Why does Allah lead humans astray? Surah 35:8

Surah 35:8 states, "Allah leaves to stray whom He wills, and guides whom He wills." How can a merciful God (ar-Rahim) do this? How does this fit with Islamic sotierology?
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Names of Allah الواجد and الماجد

Can we say Allah is الواجد who has وجود and Allah is الماجد who is موجود ? Because i think وجود comes from الواجد and موجود comes from الماجد ! Because these words have very similarities that's why i'...
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Is it ok to name my baby Wahab?

I know the word wahab means all-giver, which is one of the names of God Allah. but I want to know whether it can be used for a human as a name, like Nazeer or Raheem(9:128) which can be used for ...
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The "and" word between the Names of Allah

In the Qur'an the names (attributes) of Allah come (if they come as a group) without an "and" between them. I once heard or read that there is one exception to this. Can anybody confirm this?...
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Does "Malikul Mulki" have the same meaning with "Malikul Amlak" that is forbidden to use as name?

My parent gives me the name "Malikul Mulki". I just know that Malikul Amlak is a forbidden name in Islam. The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "The most disgraceful man near Allah is a man who calls ...
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Can I pray on a prayer rug that has Allah’s (swt) name?

Salaam, I am a revert and I just took my shahada last month, so I’m still learning how to pray and I bought a prayer rug that has the transliteration of the prayers (it’s not written in Arabic) to ...
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The legitimacy of the Hebrew Name of Allah SWT

Is it permissible to call upon ALLAH SWT by His Hebraic Name YAHUWAH? Etymologically the Name means "I Am He Who Lives/Cause to live". This is similar to One of The 99 Names which Is al-Hayy....
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What is the relationship between Surah Maryam and the name Ar-Rahman?

While reading Surah Maryam (AS), I noticed the uniquely high amount of times the name of Allah Ar-Rahman (the Most Merciful) is used. The name Ar-Rahman appears in Surah Maryam 12 times out of a total ...
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children name with adbul or we can name without abdul with Allah name

asslam o alaikum ***Allah blessed me a baby boy i want to name MoizBari or we should add Abdul is mandatory to add
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Which names or attributes of Allah were attributed to humans in the qur'an?

The Z's answer on the question Naming a child Rasheed instead of Abdulrasheed made me wonder if there are other names or attributes of Allah which were attributed to humans in the qur'an? So to be ...
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Where can I get factual linguistic information about rahman and rahim?

Rahman and rahim are both names of Allah, and frequently used. Now I once heard in this video that: Ar-Rahman = merciful to all Ar-Rahim = merciful to beleivers I fail to understand how this ...
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Can a human be given the name Barr or Al-Barr?

Salam, all praise to Allah. As we have seen that many people have the names that relate to Allah such as Rahman, Qayoom, Ahad and etc. I have been told until now that you can give someone Allah's ...
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Direct and indirect names

We had our second son few days back and wanting to name him. While searching names we found direct and indirect name but I don’t know what it means, someone said don’t name child from which what is ...
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Using other indicatives of Allah in writing

I don't want to write Allah (Subhannahu wata'ala) in my notebook because I may (accidentally) drop my notebook on the floor plenty of times, and I will probably throw the notebook away at the end of ...
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Why is bismillah al Rahman al Raheem in the beginning of the surahs?

I'm sorry, but I'm just curious on why we say Bismillah al Rahman al Raheem in the beginning of the surahs we read and not let's say for example Bismillah al Azeem? I'm sorry I don't mean it to be ...
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Allah names that correspond to Omniscient, Omnipresent, Omnipotent, Omnibenevolent

Western philosophers use terms Omniscient, Omnipresent, Omnipotent, Omnibenevolent while discussing about God. I would say that Omniscient corresponds to al-Alim (All-Knowing), and I would guess ...
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Which surah(s) include in each verse one of Allah's beautiful names?

It is well known that in surat al-Mujadilah (58) in each verse the name of Allah الله is quoted. I think that similarly it is possible that many surah's of the Quran may include in each verse the ...
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Are there sources which analyze in depth the significance of Allah's names coming in pairs?

For example: Our Lord, and send among them a messenger from themselves who will recite to them Your verses and teach them the Book and wisdom and purify them. Indeed, You are the Exalted in ...
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Why is "The Most Merciful, The Most Beneficent" sometimes written "The Merciful, The Beneficent"?

We know that Allah is The Most Merciful, The Most Beneficent. Why, in some translations, is it written The Merciful, The Beneficent? Why is "Most" not written?
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Is using "Lord" in a nickname or the sort haram?

What is the ruling of using the word lord in a nickname or anything of the sort?
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Is Al badi a name of Allah ?

This verse in Quran بَدِيعُ ٱلسَّمَـٰوَٲتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ‌ۖ وَإِذَا قَضَىٰٓ أَمۡرً۬ا فَإِنَّمَا يَقُولُ لَهُ ۥ كُن فَيَكُونُ Al-Baqarah 2:117 saying "The Originator of the heavens and the earth. When He ...
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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam? [duplicate]

I understand that Islam has a high regard for the revelation that came before, particularly the Torah, the Psalms and the Gospel, although unfortunately these are all regarded as having become ...
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Is Akbar a name of Allah?

Al-Kabeer is a name of Allah what about Akbar? Can we say it's not a name of Allah if it's not found in the Quran or Sunnah or should we need to say I cannot affirm it because it's not found in Quran ...
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Are 'Ar-Rabb', 'Rabbi n-nas', and 'Rabbil Aalamin' considered different names for Allah?

We know Ar-Rabb is one of the name of Allah. In surah An-Nas, Allah used to call him 'Rabbi n-nas'. In surah Fatiha Allah used 'Rabbil Aalamin'. My question is: Should we consider each of these as a ...
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What are Allah's mercy and justice, and how do they relate to each other?

In the comments to this answer, someone claims that nothing can be deduced from the statements that Allah is described as Ar-Rahman, Ar-Rahim, and Al-'Adl without textual proof about the way those ...
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What is the Islamic perspective on the divine name (the "tetragrammaton", IE "YHVH") given in the Jewish scriptures?

I know that Muslims refer to God as "Allah" but do they recognize the tetragrammaton as at least one of God's names? IE, would it be wrong for a Muslim to refer to God by the tetragrammaton?
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Can we use name "Aleem"?

My name is Farhan Alim. Al- Aleem as we know that the name of Allah. Now my question is that can i use the word Alim in my name? Is it permissible in Islam? What scholars say about it?
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Is the Term "Hafiz e Quran" jaiz?

We often use the term "Hafiz e Quran" for the people who have memorized it. But as far I know, Al-Hafiz is one of the attribute of Allah. So it seems like shirk to use this term for a person who ...
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'Rahman' as a family name

I have recently come across an article which mentions that it is not permissible to have ‘Rahman’ as a family name. This seems like an interesting topic which I do not have much knowledge about, my ...
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Tawheed asma was siffat

My question is Allah name is ar rahman ar raheem al malik....but when we supplicate to Allah we say ya rahman ya malik without "Al" why? Please reply with evidences.
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99 names of Allah [duplicate]

Is it ok to name a person Muhaimin or is that shirk because Muhaimin is 1 of the 99 names of Allah? My name is Muhaiminul Islam Chowdhury but in school they just call me 'Muhaiminul' and I never tell ...
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Is it wrong to use "lord" as part of a Facebook name?

I have a friend whose Facebook name is "lord faisal". I tried to convince him that this was wrong, but he disagreed with me saying that there are many meanings of the term "lord". Now, I asked him ...
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Is "Abdul Athif" an appropriate name for a Muslim?

I am Abdul Athif. Athif means "kind". So I was given as Abdul Athif meaning "Servant of the kind" or "slave of the kind". But I don't find the name Athif in the 99 names of Allah. Is it going against ...
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Naming a girl baby by using the 99 names of Allah?

We can use Allah's 99 names when naming babies. I have cleared my doubt by seeing this question: Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?. Mostly Allah's 99 names are used in the names ...
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What is the ruling of touching the logos (slogan) of Allah's names? (Like on the flags)

As you can see, there are some logos (slogans) of the word Allah (and other Allah's names) on many things such as flags. For instance there is a slogan of it on the flag of Islamic Republic of Iran. I ...
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Is Allah part of Allah's 99 names?

Allah has 99 names but if you include Allah and Ahad that would make 100. So is Allah a part of the 99 names or not? Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) said: 'To God belongs 99 names, 100 minus 1,...
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How the attributes of god 'Rehman' and 'Raheem' different

Except surah 'tauba' all surah of Qur'an starts with "bismillah ar rehman ir Raheem". How being rehmaan and being Raheem different? An aalim explained that Allah is rehmaan for all the creatures. It ...
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Does reciting the 99 Names of ALLAH (swt) bring particular benefits?

I happened to visit a Islamic website 99 Names of ALLAH(swt) recently, and it had listed all the names of ALLAH (swt), with all the names there is a certain WAZIFA or say certain recitations, that if ...
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Is it a sin for our son to have "Rahim" as his name on his birth certificate?

After naming our son Rahim we have been told that it is prohibited to say Allah's Names like that. We renamed him Abdul Rahim, but on his birth certificate we still have only Rahim. Should we change ...
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What are the differences between "Ya Allah" vs "Allahuma"?

I have a little but not much knowledge of Arabic. Although God is called Al-Karim, I hear the invocation Ya Karim, but I never heard the invocation Ya Al-Karim or Ya-l-Karim. Same for other names of ...
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How many names are provided for Allah in Quran and Hadith?

When there are already 1000 questions are the islam.StackExchange, I found it interesting to ask the question 1001 about 1001 names of Allah: There is a Du'a narrated from Imam Ali-ibn-Hussain from ...
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What to do with paper after writing the name of Allah?

Sometimes I'll pass a note to someone, for what ever reason, for instance I might write to someone: I will see you tomorrow, Insha'Allah. That piece of paper is sent on to them and maybe sent back ...
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Is naming a person using one of Allah's names allowed?

In South Asia, names like Johirul Islam or Kabir Ahmed are very common. My name is Mohayeminul Islam (Muhaiminul should be the correct spelling I suppose). All the first names I noted are the names of ...
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What are the different opinions on the etymology of the word "Allah"?

In this answer, it is mentioned that (emphasis mine), Also, in Arabic, all words derive from their root verbs; so you can tell something about the meaning based on the letters used. In the case of &...
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Why do some Muslims refer to God as 'Allah' in English?

My understanding is that 'Allah' is simply a transliteration of the Arabic word for God. So why is the Arabic word used even in English, instead of simply 'God'? Is the use of 'Allah' universal in ...
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Why does Allah (SWT) have 99 names?

بِسْمِ اللَّـهِ الرَّ‌حْمَـٰنِ الرَّ‌حِيمِ The above verse mentions two names of Allah (SWT): الرَّ‌حْمَـٰنِ (Most Merciful) الرَّ‌حِيمِ (Most Kind) My question is, why does Allah (SWT) have 99 ...
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