What is Allah?

  • (noun): Muslim name for the one and only God.


Allah ( /ˈælə/ or /ˈɑːlə/; Arabic: الله‎ Allāh, ) is a word for God. In Arabic, the word means simply "the God." It is used mainly by Muslims, Arab Christians, and often, albeit not exclusively, by Bahá'ís, Arabic-speakers, Indonesian, Malaysian and Maltese Christians, Mizrahi Jews and Sikhs.

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Mubahala - In The Qur'an
... your sons, our women and your women, ourselves and yourselves, then pray and invoke the curse of Allah upon the liars."(61) This is, indeed, the true narration ... And there exists no god but Allah ... And Allah is surely the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.(62) So, should they turn back, Allah is all-aware of the mischievous.(63) ...
The Verse Of Purification - Shia View
... Maintain the prayer and pay the zakat and obey Allah and His Apostle ... Verily, Allah has decreed to remove fault from you, O' Ahlul Bayt, and sanctify you in a perfect way." Each Ayah is an individual sign of Allah "Ayah or Aayah is the Arabic word for evidence or sign "T ... Then in which speech after Allah and His Ayat will they believe?" (Surah Al-Jathiya 456) According to Sahih Muslim, Zaid then expanded on this hadith and stated this ...
Incident of Mubahala - In Sahih Bukhari
... Al-'Aqib and Saiyid, the rulers of Najran, came to Allah's Apostle with the intention of doing Lian one of them said to the other, "Do not do (this Lian) for ... Prophet said, "Get up, O Abu 'Ubaida bin Al-Jarrah." When he got up, Allah's Apostle said, "This is the Trustworthy man of this (Muslim) nation."Sahih Bukhari 006 ...
Allah - Typography - Unicode
... There is, however some confusion arising from the fact that Arabic typography usually features a llāh glyph without the preceding ʾalif, which only occurs phrase-initially (or with hamzatu l-waṣl ٱ in Qur'anic orthography) ... Consequently, the majority of Arabic Unicode fonts do not conform with the specification and have a glyph without the alif at this position (e.g ...
The Verse Of Purification
... her the punishment would be doubled two fold, and ever is that, for Allah, easy." "And whoever of you devoutly obeys Allah and His Messenger and does righteousness - We will give ... If you fear Allah, then do not be soft in speech, lest he in whose heart is disease should covet, but speak with appropriate speech." "And abide in your houses and do not display yourselves as the display of the ... And establish prayer and give zakah and obey Allah and His Messenger ...

Famous quotes containing the word allah:

    May Allah keep her
    And other wives from me. But this young slave
    For the Caliph? Well, only her thin mouth to save
    My soul I can’t forget, nor her slack eyes:
    The oasis of age is sand and lies.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)