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Rahim is not one of the names of God. Al-Rahim, on the other hand, is. Calling your child's name thus, with the definite article Al-, would be problematic; in such cases you would appropriately go with Abdul-Rahim. Without the definite article, Rahim is just an adjective, and one not unique to God (As Najeeb describes in his own answer, it's used by God ...


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"Rahman" means merciful for all (believer or non-believer). Like sending rain, food,... "Rahim" means merciful for believers only. Allah has two kind of mercy. One is for all. And one type is extra only for believers (Mumenin). Source


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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 exercise caution and prefer to not use the tetragrammaton because of its sanctity and the prohibition of taking God's name in vain. They have used the name Eloah, ...


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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 one of Allah's names, but rather the phrase بَدِيعُ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ is considered to be an attribute, based on the verse you quoted: بَدِيعُ ...


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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-tomar el-benei yisra'el, y'hwäh elohei avoteichem elohei avraham elohei yitzchak velohei ya'akov, shelachani aleichem; zeh-shemi le'olam, vezeh zichri ledor dor ...


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I think you are not right on this, because the word "lord" does not necessarily point to God (Allah) in English. Lord can mean "a man of noble rank or high office" according to the definition that google provides for it. On the other hand "our Lord" or "the Lord" is and has traditionally been the way to address God in Christianity and should not be used for ...


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اللطيف (Al-Latif, sometimes transcribed as Al-Lathif) is one of the 99 names of Allah, meaning the Subtle, or the Most Kind. Abdullathif (عبد اللطيف) ‎would be a perfectly valid name for a Muslim. I do wonder if your name is just a variation of that (transliterations can make that really hard to tell sometimes), with the double-"L" of Abdullathif ...


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'Abd, as far as I know, is exclusively masculine; as such, it wouldn't make any sense to use it as a girl's name. The female equivalent would be Amat, which use has dated back to the days of the sahabah (according to the scholars at Islamweb). Grammatically, it connects to the Name of Allah the same as 'Abd would: 'Abdullah (عبد الله: male servant of ...


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Some aalims (scholars) say: "Rahman" is a name ("Esm") not attribute, just for god. But "Rahim" is an attribute which used for passenger "Mohammad (ص)" in surah "tauba". Two reasons are explained: We can replace "Allah" instead of "Rahman" everywhere in the Quran. "Rahim" used just in kindness of him, but "Rahman" used everywhere. From here.


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No. Those are pure fabrications most probably based on Jewish mythology. Quran doesn't support that. But thinking about them does benefit you.You should contemplate on them instead. Look 3:191, 4:103. You don't have to learn or memorize them in Arabic. You should learn their meanings instead. Look 17:110. Think about them in the context of surahs and try to ...


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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 for it, paths that lead towards it, ways that are misleading, the mercy of the son with his mother or father etc.. And as the name ar-Rahmaan as a word ...


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I don't think there's anything wrong in calling a human Rahim or even Rauf since the Messenger (SAWS) himself has been referred to as such in the Qur'an: "There has certainly come to you a Messenger from among yourselves. Grievous to him is what you suffer; [he is] concerned over you and to the believers is kind [Rauf] and merciful [Rahim]." [Qur'an 9:128] ...


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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 has revealed in this verse. هُوَ اللَّهُ الْخَالِقُ الْبَارِئُ الْمُصَوِّرُ لَهُ الْأَسْمَاءُ الْحُسْنَى يُسَبِّحُ لَهُ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ ...


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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 two Ayas from Surat Yousuf: 42 وَقَالَ لِلَّذِي ظَنَّ أَنَّهُ نَاجٍ مِّنْهُمَا اذْكُرْنِي عِندَ رَبِّكَ فَأَنسَاهُ الشَّيْطَانُ ذِكْرَ رَبِّهِ فَلَبِثَ فِي ...


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I totally agree with Azam's answer who wrote answer in the comment. The Arabic word 'Ya' means 'O'. This word is used to call a person. For Example: "Ya Hamza" means "O Hamza". Another word 'Al', 'Ar' and 'As' etc means 'The'. This word is used for a specific person. For Example: The teacher teaches a book. In this example: The describes a teacher specific. ...


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Akbar (اكبر) is an attribute to Allah. It is not a noun.


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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): Definition: Of the two names of Mercy (ar-Rahman and ar-Raheem) (MY OWN TRANSLATION TAKE IT CAREFULLY) الرحمن/ الرحيم: The names ar-rahman (the ...


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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 first letter and second letter means 5 and 6 accordingly, which is interesting fact. Probably interesting facts can be found. This page can explain more and the ...


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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", which means Merciful. Superlative is basically the most... of an adjective, like "fastest", "strongest", "most intelligent". So naming your child Raheem is ...


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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 darkness. Secondly in fact أرحم (Arham) in Arabic might be a superlative or simply a verb of comparison between two entities and their mercy towards others. And ...


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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 (The eternal) Al-Wahid الواحد (The one) etc. Without this definite article it doesn't fulfill the condition of uniqueness which is necessary to be related to ...


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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 is because there is a hadith of the Prophet (SAW): Muhammad b. 'Amr b. 'Ata' reported: I had given the name Barra to my daughter. Zainab, daughter of Abu ...


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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 of both words. Both Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem mean the one who has a lot of mercy. Ar-Rahman comes in the pattern of "فَعْلَان" and this pattern is ...


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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 include رءوف , رحيم , حفيظ , وارث ,عليم , عزيز , حليم , عظيم , كريم , شهيد , شكور , رقيب , متكبر , جبار etc. Some quotes from the Quran for example could be: ...


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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 might be a long answer. Statements by wrongdoers, sarcastic statements, negative statements ("I am not this"), statements describing objects, and ...


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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 a legitimate name of Allah but it is also possible that it is not. If there is anything in the previous scriptures which is not explicitly confirmed in our ...


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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 can change any word in any Surah.


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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 Allah, the Entirely Merciful, the Especially Merciful. (see for example 1:1 https://quranx.com/1.1) It is a sentence which is used to praise Allah and we are ...


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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: I counted only the 99 well-known names of Allah, and I only counted them if they had the "ال". Meaning "الْعَلِيم" counted, but not just &...


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