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Ninety-nine names of Allah

The 99 Names of God according to the tradition of Islam are:
  • Ar-Rahman: The Most Compassionate, Most Kind
  • Ar-Rahim: The Most Merciful
  • Al-Malik: The Master, The King, The Monarch
  • Al-Quddus: The Pure, The Holy One
  • As-Salaam: The Peace, The Tranquility
  • Al-Mu'min: The Faithful, The Trusted
  • Al-Muhaymin: The Protector, The Vigilant, The Controller
  • Al-'Aziz: The Almighty, The Powerful
  • Al-Jabbar: The Oppressor, The All Compelling
  • Al-Mutakabbir: The Haughty, The Majestic, The Lord
  • Al-Khaliq: The Creator, The Maker
  • Al-Baari': The Inventor
  • Al-Musawwir: The Fashioner, The Organiser, The Designer
  • Al-Ghaffar: The Forgiving, The Forgiver
  • Al-Qahhar: The Almighty, The Dominant
  • Al-Wahhab: The Donor, The Bestower
  • Ar-Razzaq: The Provider, The Sustainer
  • Al-Fattah: The Opener, The Revealer
  • Al-'Alim: The All Knowing, The Omniscient
  • Al-Qabid: The Contractor, The Restrainer, The Recipient
  • Al-Basit: The Expander, The Increaser
  • Al-Khafid: The Abaser, The Humbler
  • Ar-Rafi': The Raiser, The Exalter
  • Al-Mu'iz: The Honourer, The Exalter
  • Al-Muzil: The Abaser, The Subduer
  • As-Sami': The All Hearing, The All Knowing
  • Al-Basir: The All Seeing, The Insightful
  • Al-Hakam: The Arbitrator, The Judge
  • Al-'Adl: The Justice, The Equitable
  • Al-Latif: The Most Gentle, The Gracious, The One Who is Kind
  • Al-Khabir: The Aware, The Segacious
  • Al-Halim: The Gentle, The Most Patient, The Benevolent
  • Al-'Azim: The Great, The Mighty
  • Al-Ghafoor: The Forgiving, The Pardoner
  • Ash-Shakur: The Grateful, The Thankful
  • Al-'Aliy: The Most High, The Exalted
  • Al-Kabir: The Greatest, The Biggest
  • Al-Hafiz: The Guardian, The Preserver
  • Al-Muqit: The Maintainer, The Nourisher
  • Al-Hasib: The Noble, The Reckoner
  • Al-Jalil: The Majestic, The Honorable, The Exalted
  • Al-Karim: The Most Generous, The Bountiful
  • Ar-Raqib: The Guardian, The Watcher
  • Al-Mujib: The Answerer
  • Al-Wasi': The Enricher, The Omnipresent, The Knowledgeable
  • Al-Hakim: The Most Wise, The Judicious
  • Al-Wadud: The Affectionate, The Loving
  • Al-Majid: The Glorious, The Exalted
  • Al-Ba'ith: The Resurrector, The Raiser from death
  • Ash-Shahid: The Witness
  • Al-Haqq: The Truth, The Just
  • Al-Wakil: The Guardian, the Trustee
  • Al-Qawee: The Powerful, The Almighty, The Strong
  • Al-Matin: The Strong, The Firm
  • Al-Walee: The Supporter, The Friend, The Defender
  • Al-Hamid: The Praiseworthy, The Commendable
  • Al-Muhsi: The Counter
  • Al-Mubdi': The Beginner, The Creator, The Originator
  • Al-Mu'eed: The Restorer, The Resurrector
  • Al-Muhyee: The Bestower, The Life Giver
  • Al-Mumeet: The Bringer of Death, The Death Giver
  • Al-Hayy: The Ever-Living
  • Al-Qayyum: The Self-Subsistent, The Eternal, The Self-Sustaining
  • Al-Wajid: The All Perceiving, The Bountiful, The Finder
  • Al-Wahid: The One, The Unique
  • Al-Majid: The Noble, The Illustrious
  • Al-Ahad: The Only, The Unique
  • As-Samad: The Perfect, The Eternal
  • Al-Qadir: The Able, The Capable, The Omnipotent
  • Al-Muqtadir: The Capable, The All Powerful
  • Al-Muqaddim: The Presenter, The Advancer, The Expediter
  • Al-Mu'akhkhir: The Fulfiller, The Deferrer
  • Al-'Awwal: The First
  • Al-'Akhir: The Last
  • Az-Zahir: The Apparent, The Exterior, The Manifest
  • Al-Batin: The Hidden, The Interior, The Veiled
  • Al-Waali: The Governor, The Ruler, The Master
  • Al-Muta'ali: The Exalted, The Most High, The One above reproach
  • Al-Barr: The Benefactor, The Beneficient, The Pious
  • At-Tawwab: The Acceptor of Repentance, The Forgiver, The Relenting
  • Al-Muntaqim: The Avenger
  • Al-'Afuww: The Forgiver, The Pardoner
  • Ar-Ra'uf: The Merciful, The Ever Indulgent
  • Al-Muqsit: The Just, The Equitable
  • Aj-Jami': The Collector, The Comprehensive, The Gatherer
  • Al-Ghanee: The Richest, The All Sufficing, The Self-Sufficient
  • Al-Mughnee: The Enricher, The Sufficer, The Bestower
  • Al-Maani': The Supporter
  • Ad-Daarr: The Distresser, The Afflictor, The Bringer of Adversity
  • An-Nafi': The Beneficial, The Benefactor
  • An-Nur: The Light
  • Al-Hadi: The Guide
  • Al-Badi': The Wonderful, The Maker, The Incomparable
  • Al-Baqi: The Enduring, The Everlasting, The Eternal
  • Al-Warith: The Inheritor, The Heir
  • Ar-Rashid: The Rightly Guided, The Conscious, The Guide
  • As-Sabur: The Most Patient, The Enduring
  • Malik Al-Mulk: The Ruler of The Kingdom, The King of The Universe
  • Zul-Jalali wal-Ikram: Lord of Majesty and Generosity

According to Islam, the believer who memorizes and recites these names will achieve heaven. Some tradition speaks of a 100th name of God, that only God knows.



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