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APPENDIX

THE NOBLE NAMES OF THE PROPHET

Sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

Muhammad (Suras 3:144, 33:40, 47:2, 48:29)

Ahmad, (Sura 6i:6)

Hamid, Praising

Mahmud, Praised

Qasim, Divider (it should rather be

Abu'l-Qasim, Father of al-Qasim,is the normal kunya of the Prophet)

'Aqib, Following, the Last

Fatib, Opener, Conqueror

Shahid, Witness (Sura 33:45)

Hashir, Who Gathers People (at Doomsday)

Rashid, Well Guided (Sura 11:78)

Mashhud, Witnessed

Bashir, Bringer of Good Tidings (Sura 7:88)

Nadhir, Warner (Sura 33:45 and often)

Da'i, Caller (Sura 33:46)

Shafi, Healer

Hadi, He Who Guides Right (Sura 13:7)

Mahdi, He Who Is Well Guided

Mahi; He Who Wipes Out (Infidelity)

Munji; He Who Saves, Delivers

Naji, Safe

Rasul, Messenger (frequently in the Koran)

Nabi; Prophet (frequently in the Koran)

Ummi, Unlettered (Sura 21:107)

Tihami, From the Tihama

Hashimi, From the Family of Hashim

Abtahi, Belonging to al-Batha (the area around Mecca)

A'zi-z, Noble, Dear (Sura 9:128). Also a Divine Name

Haris 'alaikum, Full of Concern for You (Sura 9:128)

Ra'uf, Mild (Sura 9:128). Also a Divine Name

Rahim, Merciful (Sura 9:128). Also a Divine Name

Taha (Sura 20:1)

Mujtaba, Elect

Tasin (Sura 27:1)

Murtada, Content

Ha-mim (beginning of Suras 40-46)

Mustafa, Chosen

Ya-sin (Sura 36:1)

Aula', Worthier, Most Worthy (Sura 33:6)

Muzammil, Wrapped (Sura 74:1)

wali; Friend. Also a Divine Name

Mudaththir, Covered (Sura 73: i)

Matin, Firm

Musaddiq, Who Declares for True (Sura 2:101)

Tayyib, Good

Nasir, Helper. Also a Divine Name

Mansur, Helped (by God), Victorious

Misbah, Lamp (Sura 24:35)

Amir, Prince, Commander

Hijazi, From the Hijaz

Tarazi (?)

Quraishi, From the Clan Quraish

Mudari, From the Tribe Mudar

Nabi- at-tauba, The Prophet of Repentance

Hafiz, Preserver. Also a Divine Name

Kamil, Perfect

Sadiq, Sincere (Sura 19:54, used for Isma'il)

Amin, Trustworthy (Suras 26:107, 81:2 i)

ĎAbdallah, God's Servant

Kalim Allah, He to Whom God Has Talked (usually epithet of Moses)

Habib Allah, God's Beloved Friend

Naji Allah, God's Intimate Friend (usually epithet of Moses)

Safi Allah, God's Sincere Friend (usually epithet of Adam)

Khatam al-anbiya', Seal of the Prophets (Sura 33:40)

Hasib, Respected. Also a Divine Name

Mujib, Complying, Replying. Also a Divine Name

Shakar, Most Grateful. Also a Divine Name

Muqtasid, Adopting a Middle Course (Sura 35:32)

Rasal ar-rahma, The Messenger of Mercy

Qawi, Strong. Also a Divine Name

Haft, Well-Informed (S ura 7:187)

Ma'mun, Trusted

Ma'lum, Well-Known

Haqq, Truth (Sura 3:86). Also a Divine Name

Mubin, Clear, Evident (Sura 15:89)

Muti', Obedient

Awwal, First. Also a Divine Name

Akhir, Last. Also a Divine Name

Zahir, Outward, External. Also a Divine Name

Batin, Internal, Inner. Also a Divine Name

Yatim, Orphan (Sura 93:6)

Karim, Generous (Sura 81:19)Also a Divine Name

Hakim, Wise, Judicious. Also a Divine Name

Sayyid, Lord (Sura 3:39)

Siraj, Lamp (Sura 33:46)

Munir, Radiant (Sura 33:46)

Muharram, Forbidden, Immune

Mukarram, Honored, Venerated

Mubashshir, Bringer of Good News (Sura 33:45)

Mudhakkir, Who Makes Remember, Preacher

Mutahhar, Purified

Qarib, Near. Also a Divine Name

Khalil, Good Friend (usually epithet of Abraham)

Mad'u, who Is Called

Jawwad, Generous, Magnanimous

Adil, Just

Khatim, Seal (Sura 33:40)

Shahir, Well-Known

Shahid, Witnessing, Martyr. Also a Divine Name

Rasul al-malahim, The Messenger of the Battles of the LastDay