The Name of Allaah, Ar-Ra’oof, is mentioned ten times in the Noble Qur’an; of these verses:
Surat al-Baqarah (2:143), Allaah (Ta’ala) says:
“And Allaah would never make your faith (prayers) to be lost. Truly, Allaah is Full of Kindness, the Most Merciful towards mankind.”
In Surat Aal-‘Imran […]
This Noble Name is mentioned in a Hadeeth reported by Muslim on the authority of ‘Aishah (Radia-Allaahu ‘anha), who said: “The Messenger of Allaah (Salla-Allaahu ‘alayhi wasallam) used to say in his Rukoo’ (bowing) and Sujood (prostration),
سُبُّوحٌ قُدُّوسٌ رَبُّ الملائكةِ والرُّوح
“Subboohun, Quddoosun, Rabbul-Malaa’ikati war-Rooh.”
“The Perfect, the […]
The Linguistic Meaning
The word Sayyid is derived from the word Saada, Yasoodu which means to rule.
As-Su’dud means supremacy, sovereignty.
Ibn Shumail said: “As-Sayyid is the one who excels others with intellect, wealth, repulsion of harm, and the one who benefits others and who gives the […]
In a Hadeeth quoted on the authority of Ya’laa ibn Umayyah (Radia-Allaahu ‘anhu): Allaah’s Messenger (Salla-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) saw a man taking a bath in al-Baraaz without an Izaar (lower garment). Thereupon he ascended the pulpit, praised Allaah and extolled Him. Then he (Salla-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Verily, Allaah (Azza wa […]
‘Abdullaah ibn Zaid ibn ‘Aasim (Radia-Allaahu ’anhu) narrated that Allaah’s Messenger (Salla-Allaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Ibraheem declared Makkah sacred and made supplication for its people, and I declare Al-Madinah to be sacred, as Ibraheem declared Makkah sacred, and I make supplication for its Saa’ and Mudd (its sustenance to be blessed) twice […]