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Can "Yahweh" (יהוה) be regarded as a valid name of God in Islam?

Exodus 3:14-15 - Hebrew Transliteration for example here vayomer elohim el-mosheh, ehyeh asher ehyeh; vayomer, koh tomar livnei yisra'el, ehyeh, shelachani aleichem vayomer od elohim el-mosheh, koh-...
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What is the Islamic perspective on the divine name (the "tetragrammaton", IE "YHVH") given in the Jewish scriptures?

Yahweh isn't mentioned exactly in the Quran or Hadith, and so using this name in this form isn't recommended since we can't be sure if its an innovation or really from God. The Jews themselves ...
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Is Al badi a name of Allah ?

There is a difference of opinions on whether Al-Badee' (Arabic: البديع) is one of the names of Allah. The name generally means the Originator. The majority of scholars do not consider Al-Badee' to be ...
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The legitimacy of the Hebrew Name of Allah SWT

יהוה‎ being a revealed name of Allah, its meaning being the same as الحي, and the names of the prophets being derived from it - are fair speculations but not 100% confirmed. It is possible that it is ...
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What is the relationship between Surah Maryam and the name Ar-Rahman?

The surah Maryam may be entitled the surah of (Allah's) Mercy, because the dominant and prevalent topic in this surah actually is the mercy الرحمة, Mercy of Allah, examples of it, seeking it, asking ...
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What is the Islamic perspective on the divine name (the "tetragrammaton", IE "YHVH") given in the Jewish scriptures?

It is not permissible for a Muslim to call Allah by any other name or names except for those which have been stated in the QURAN and Hadith. To simply take a note of this fact see what Allah ta'ala ...
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Is Akbar a name of Allah?

Akbar (اكبر) is an attribute to Allah. It is not a noun.
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What are Allah's mercy and justice, and how do they relate to each other?

I think this answer isn't more than an attempt to answer and my answer unfortunately don't include English literature sources (but I tried to add links to an Arabic dictionary to some of the key-words)...
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What is the Islamic perspective on the divine name (the "tetragrammaton", IE "YHVH") given in the Jewish scriptures?

יְהוָ֔ה in Hebrew means the numbers 10 5 6 10 or letters. وَإِلَـهُكُمْ إِلَهٌ وَاحِدٌ لاَّ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ الرَّحْمَنُ الرَّحِيمُ in this verse from Quran we have هُوَ which refers to Allah the ...
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Which surah(s) include in each verse one of Allah's beautiful names?

The somewhat surprising answer is that no Surah other than Surah Mujadilah includes a name of Allah in every verse. These are the top 20 surahs in terms of percentage of verses that have Allah's names:...
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Which surah(s) include in each verse one of Allah's beautiful names?

Yes, another one is Hashr surah 59 ayas 23-24 Huwa Allāhu Al-Ladhī Lā 'Ilāha 'Illā Huwa Al-Maliku Al-Quddūsu As-Salāmu Al-Mu'uminu Al-Muhayminu Al-Azīzu Al-Jabbāru Al-Mutakabbiru ۚ Subĥāna AllāhiAmmā ...
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Can a human be given the name Barr or Al-Barr?

Without the "Abd" (meaning "servant of") and "al" (meaning "the" making it unique to Allah), it may be considered Makruh to name someone "Barr." This ...
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Can a human be given the name Barr or Al-Barr?

All the beautiful names of Allah have a definite article prior to them: Ar-Rahman الرحمان or الرحمن (The -most- gracious) not رحمن nor رحمان Ar-Rahim الرحيم (The -most- merciful) Al-Qayyum القيوم (...
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Direct and indirect names

First I need to apologize for my former comments based on a misunderstanding and need for clarification at my first reading of your post. The comment of UmH actually brought some light into this ...
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Direct and indirect names

I am surprised how ambiguous some people become when talking about that of which they know nothing about. First of all, Allah is The Most Merciful. "Arham" literally means the superlative of "Raheem",...
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Which names or attributes of Allah were attributed to humans in the qur'an?

I went through the list here: https://99namesofallah.name/, and searched which were applied to humans (or entities other than Allah in general). Only the verse numbers will be mentioned, otherwise it ...
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Which names or attributes of Allah were attributed to humans in the qur'an?

Yes there are quite a few such attributes that have been applied to creation in Quranic verses, although the meaning when applied to Allah is different than when it applies to others. Some examples ...
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Where can I get factual linguistic information about rahman and rahim?

There are two pieces of evidence I found as to why the words Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem are interpreted the way you mentioned. The first is the word etymology itself, and the second is the linguistic use ...
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Is using "Lord" in a nickname or the sort haram?

If you mean by the word "Lord" the same meaning of the Arabic word "رب" then you might like to know that the Holy Quran has used this word to describe human beings, not just Allah Himself. Here are ...
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Origin of the Asma ul Husna song and its arrangement

Arrangment of Asma ul Husna The arrangement/lyrics of the 99 names of Allah were arranged by Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali(1058–1111) in his book Maqṣad al-asná(pdf) published in January 01, 1992. You can ...
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Why does Allah lead humans astray? Surah 35:8

Allah answers the question of whom and why he leads astray in plenty of places of the Quran. Allah says: He misguides many thereby and guides many thereby. And He misguides not except the defiantly ...
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Does "Malikul Mulki" have the same meaning with "Malikul Amlak" that is forbidden to use as name?

At least two sources explicitly state that is unique to Allah and it is forbidden to give it to any creation. Islamweb: ومالك الملك، ونحوها من الأسماء التي لا تناسب العباد المخلوقين المربوبين ...
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Can I pray on a prayer rug that has Allah’s (swt) name?

First of all a rug is not necessary for the prayer as our prophet () didn't had this luxury or rarely used it. However the name of Allah must be respected by any means and in any language by a Muslim. ...
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Where can I get factual linguistic information about rahman and rahim?

Ar-Rahman is the Entirely Merciful whose “All-inclusive mercy gives to both the worthy and unworthy. The mercy of God is perfect and all-inclusive. It is perfect in the sense that He not only wills ...
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Why is bismillah al Rahman al Raheem in the beginning of the surahs?

It is because that is how Allah revealed the Quran. Open a mushaf, and you will find the basmalah as it is in the beginning of every Surah. It is part of the Quran. We cannot change it anymore than we ...
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Why is bismillah al Rahman al Raheem in the beginning of the surahs?

Let's start with an explanation of the meaning of the Basmalah (Bismillah ar-Rahman ar-Raheem) بِسْمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ actually means in English something like: In the name of ...
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Are there sources which analyze in depth the significance of Allah's names coming in pairs?

Yes, there are sources in Islamic scholarship that analyze the significance of Allah's names coming in pairs. The names of Allah are considered sacred and highly significant in Islamic theology, and ...
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Is Akbar a name of Allah?

Akbar أكبر is an Arabic adjective meaning greater, bigger, larger, older ... than (in case of Allah it means greater than any of HIS creation), which is derived from the verb kabura كَبُرَ which may ...
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Is Akbar a name of Allah?

Kabeer is from the name of Allah But akbar is not from the name of Allah. As we cannot see it in asmaul husna
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