Which Name is Unique, Allah or God?

By: Prof.dr. Ibrahim Khalil

The unique phenomenon of the name Allah:
In Arabic, the name Allah is composed of four characters; they are: Aleph, Lam, Lam and Haa
Allah is pronounced as Allahu when comes at the beginning of a sentence.
The name Allah is the Great name of the Lord, the Almighty Creator of this cosmos.
The name Allah is mentioned in Quran 1567 times
God is mentioned in the Bible 3877 times.

The unique linguistic phenomenon of the name Allah:

The name Allah is a unique name which is quite different from the name God.
From the linguistic point of view, the name Allah can give the same meaning if we use:
&bullAll of its four characters
&bullThree characters
&bullTwo Characters
&bullOr the last character

To illustrate this unique phenomenon:
If we say Allah; it means the Great name of the Lord, the Creator.
If we deduct, subtract or take away the first letter Aleph, then we get three Characters (Lam, Lam and Haa) which is pronounced as: Lillah and means: To Allah.
If we deduct the first two letters Aleph and Lam, then we get two Characters (Lam and Haa) which is pronounced as: Lahu and also means: To Allah.
If we deduct the first three letters Aleph, Lam and Lam then we get only one Character; the last one (Haa) which is pronounced as: hu and it means: Him.

This unique linguistic phenomenon indicates that the name Allah can give the same meaning by using all of its four characters, three characters, two Characters or one character.

The name God does not have this phenomenon; which is not applicable for any name but Allah.

God the one Supreme Being, the creator and ruler of the universe.

If we deduct the character G, we will get od
Od in dictionary means:
An imaginary force which in the past detained to include all environment and to manifest itself in magnetism, mesmerism, chemical action, etc
Also, od means a person who has taken an overdose of a drug, esp. one who has become seriously ill or has died from such an overdose.
And it means also, to die from an overdose of a drug
If we deduct the characters G and O, we will get d which is the fourth letter of the English alphabet, and it is used as a contraction of had, did and should.

Random Samples of how Allah is mentioned in Quran:

Surah 1:1
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful.

Surah 2:107
Knowest thou not that to Allah belongeth the dominion of the heavens and the earth? And besides Him ye have neither patron nor helper.

Surah 2:116
They say: "Allah hath begotten a son": Glory be to Him, nay, to Him belongs all that is in the heavens and on earth: everything renders worship to Him.

Surah 2:255
Allah! There is no god but He, the Living, the Self-subsisting, Eternal. No slumber can seize Him nor sleep. His are all things in the heavens and on earth. Who is there can intercede in His presence except as He permitteth? He knoweth what (appeareth to His creatures as) Before or After or Behind them. Nor shall they compass aught of His knowledge except as He willeth. His Throne doth extend over the heavens and the earth, and He feeleth no fatigue in guarding and preserving them for He is the Most High, the Supreme (in glory).

Surah 2:281
And fear the Day when ye shall be brought back to Allah. Then shall every soul be paid what it earned, and none shall be dealt with unjustly.

Surah 3:5
From Allah, verily nothing is hidden on earth or in the heavens.

Surah 3:51
"It is Allah Who is my Lord and your Lord; then worship Him. This is a Way that is straight."

Surah 3:109
To Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and on earth; to Him do all questions go back (for decision).

Surah 4:14
But those who disobey Allah and His Messenger and transgress His limits will be admitted to a Fire, to abide therein: and they shall have a humiliating punishment.

Surah 4:40
Allah is never unjust in the least degree: if there is any good (done) He doubleth it, and giveth from His own presence a great reward.

Surah 4:58
Allah doth command you to render back your Trusts to those to whom they are due; and when ye judge between man and man, that ye judge with justice: verily how excellent is the teaching which He giveth you! for Allah is He Who heareth and seeth all things.

Surah 9:78
Know they not that Allah doth know their secret (thoughts) and their secret counsels, and that Allah knoweth well all things unseen?

Surah 9:116
Unto Allah belongeth the dominion of the heavens and the earth. He giveth life and He taketh it. Except for Him ye have no protector nor helper.

Surah 16:18
If ye would count up the favours of Allah, never would ye be able to number them; for Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Surah 16:90
Allah commands justice, the doing of good, and liberality to kith and kin, and He forbids all shameful deeds, and injustice and rebellion: He instructs you, that ye may receive admonition.

Surah 43:64
"For Allah, He is my Lord and your Lord: so worship ye Him: this is a Straight Way."

Surah 112:1-4
Say: He is Allah, the One and Only; Allah, the Eternal, Absolute; He begetteth not, nor is He begotten; And there is none like unto Him.

Random Samples of how God is mentioned in the Bible:

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.

Genesis 1:3
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

Genesis 2:18
And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.

Exodus 32:16
And the tables were the work of God, and the writing was the writing of God, graven upon the tables.

Leviticus 21:22
He shall eat the bread of his God, both of the most holy, and of the holy.

Numbers 22:9
And God came unto Balaam, and said, What men are these with thee?

Deuteronomy 1:21
Behold, the LORD thy God hath set the land before thee: go up and possess it, as the LORD God of thy fathers hath said unto thee; fear not, neither be discouraged.

Joshua 1:13
Remember the word which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, saying, The LORD your God hath given you rest, and hath given you this land.

Judges 9:23
Then God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech:

Ruth 2:12
The LORD recompense thy work, and a full reward be given thee of the LORD God of Israel, under whose wings thou art come to trust.

1 Samuel 2:32
And thou shalt see an enemy in my habitation, in all the wealth which God shall give Israel: and there shall not be an old man in thine house for ever.

2 Samuel 7:20
And what can David say more unto thee? for thou, Lord GOD, knowest thy servant.

1 Kings 1:36
And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada answered the king, and said, Amen: the LORD God of my lord the king say so too.

1 Chronicles 19:13
Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the LORD do that which is good in his sight.

2 Chronicles 13:11
And they burn unto the LORD every morning and every evening burnt sacrifices and sweet incense: the shewbread also set they in order upon the pure table; and the candlestick of gold with the lamps thereof, to burn every evening: for we keep the charge of the LORD our God; but ye have forsaken him.

Psalm 18:2
The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high

Ezekiel 48:29
This is the land which ye shall divide by lot unto the tribes of Israel for inheritance, and these are their portions, saith the Lord GOD.

Matthew 3:9
And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham to our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

Matthew 16:23
But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.

Mark 1:24
Saying, Let us alone; what have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth? art thou come to destroy us? I know thee who thou art, the Holy One of God.

Luke 1:19
And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stand in the presence of God; and am sent to speak unto thee, and to shew thee these glad tidings.

John 6:45
It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.

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