[Q-ID0275] What is the meaning of Azzawajal in ‘Allah Azzawajal’?

QUESTION:

What do the scholars and muftis of the mighty Shari’ah say regarding this matter, what is the meaning of عزَّوجَلََّّ ?

ANSWER:

بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم

الجواب بعون الملک الوھاب اللھم ھدایۃ الحق والصواب

These words are mentioned after Ism Jalālah [the Name of Majesty الله], they are two words, which are both fi’l mādī [past tense verb]; the meaning of عَ زَّ is ‘He [الله] is Mighty and Dominant’, and the meaning of جَ لَّ is ‘He is The Possessor of Complete Glory and Majesty’

واللہ تعالی اعلم ورسولہ اعلم صلی اللہ علیہ وآلہ وسلم

کتبہ ابو الحسن محمد قاسم ضیاء قادری

Answered by Mufti Qasim Zia al-Qadri

Translated by Zameer Ahmed

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