Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Who is ALLAH ? Is Allah = God ?? NO!!!!


Does this word mean 'God'?     'Allah'= 'God'?

NO !!


Surprised ? Please read the following.


It is the English language that is deficient, when it comes to monotheism and does not have a word for'Allah' in English.


The word "Allah" is the perfect description of the "One God" of monotheism for Jews, Christians and Muslims!


First, let us know about the word 'Allah' in Arabic Language :


The word 'Allah' in Arabic comes from a word – 'elah'.


 'elah'  means – 'a god' or 'something / someone to be worshipped' – a rock, stick, animal, human, can be anything.


You can even make this word as plural – 'aleha' means 'gods'

and it can be male or female like in English we have – 'god', 'goddess'



The word 'Allah' comes from 'elah' but brings more clarification and understanding.


Like we have the article 'the' in English, there is an article in Arabic language too – 'Al'.


When 'Al' is prefixed to 'elah' it becomes – 'Al' + 'elah' =Al-elah=Allah



The word "Allah" is the perfect description of the "One God" of monotheism for Jews, Christians and Muslims!

Allah = Has no gender (not male and not female)"He" is used only out of respect and dignity - not for gender

Allah = Always singular - Never plural"We" is used in Quran only as the "Royal WE" just as in English for royalty

Allah = Means "The Only One to be Worshipped"



Is "Allah" only for Islam and Muslims? No! It is for All Three Abrahamic Faiths.


"Allah" is the same word used by Christian Arabs and Jewish Arabs in their Bible, centuries before Islam came. On page one [1] of Genesis in the Old Testament, we find the word "Allah" seventeen [17] times.


Every hotel and motel has a Bible left by Gideons. Gideons International (also known as Gideon's Bible) is an evangelical Christian organization dedicated to distributing copies of the Bible in over 80 languages and 190 countries of the world.   In Introduction, they gave a verse translated in different languages.


For Arabic language,  they have translated the verse in the New Testament in Arabic from the famous verse in the Gospel of John 3:16 -


"For God so loved the world..."

- and the word the translators used in Arabic for "God" is the very same word used by Muslims around the planet, "Allah."


What was the language of Jesus (peace be upon him)? Aramaic.


In Aramaic, what is the word for one and only unique creator of the worlds?   "Allaha". It is similar to "Allah" in Arabic.

Arabic is sister language of Aramaic.  Jesus (peace be upon him) used the word – "Allaha" for our creator. 


For your reference check this url and type the word 'God' and search the word  -


When is the English language invented?

After Normans invaded the Saxons. Before year 1066 AD, there was no English language.


The English word "god" did not exist until 1066 AD. Therefore, the most appropriate word for "Almighty, The Most High God" should be "Allah."


The word 'ELAH' in Hebrew is related to ALLAH.  ELAH (means the thing which is worshiped) and it is related to the word ALLAH except ALLAH is the proper name of the One and Only ELAH. (Means the Only One to Worship) The word "ADNONAI" is a word substituted in the Old Testament and it is translated into English as "LORD".

Rabbi - is also a word translated as "Teacher" from Hebrew. Rabb in Arabic is translated to English as "Lord" The word "ELAH" is closest in English to the word "GOD - BUT the word "ALLAH" is the proper name of the One and Only God. 


Islam Teaches –


"Allah" is : The Only One worthy to Be Worshipped

"Allah" is : One – Unique – Incomparable – The God

"Allah" is : Creator & Evolver & Sustainer of All

"Allah" is : The Ultimate in His Names & Attributes

                       Ex : "All Merciful", "All Loving", "All Forgiving", "All Just"

"Allah" is NOT : Male Or Female / Never Plural

"Women should not be like the moon which everyone can see uncovered; women should be like the sun which makes eyes bow down before they can see it"

When I stand before God at the end of my life,
I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left,
and could say, "I used everything you gave me."

 Zuni Ayesha

muslim hereafter and till the end - FB page.


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