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الْخَافِضُ

Al-Khafid

(The Reducer)

The Abaser, The One who lowers whoever He willed by His Destruction and raises whoever He willed by His Endowment.

Allah is Al-Khaafid with this name he abases the proud, the oppressors, and rebels. He chooses the ones to be humbled, softened or made gentle. He decides to raise or weaken people as a test.

Mentions From The Quran & Hadith

From the root kh-f-d which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to lower, weaken, depress to make humble, abase to relax, diminish, subdue to make gentle, tranquil, easy to deal with to soften, make easy, facilitate.

We have certainly created man in the best of stature; Then We return him to the lowest of the low, Except for those who believe and do righteous deeds, for they will have a reward uninterrupted. (Quran 95:4-6)

And as for man, when his Lord tries him and [thus] is generous to him and favors him, he says, “My Lord has honored me.” But when He tries him and restricts his provision, he says, “My Lord has humiliated me.” (Quran 89:15-16)

It will bring down [some] and raise up [others]. (Quran 56:3)

99 Names of Allah

 Ar Rahman ⋅ Ar Rahim ⋅ Al Malik ⋅ Al Quddus ⋅ As Salam ⋅ Al Mu’min ⋅ Al Muhaymin ⋅ Al-Aziz ⋅ Al Jabbar ⋅ Al Mutakabbir ⋅ Al Khaliq ⋅ Al-Bari ⋅ Al Musawwir ⋅ Al Ghaffar ⋅ Al Qahhar ⋅ Al Wahhab ⋅ Ar Razzaq ⋅ Al Fattah ⋅ Al Alim ⋅ Al Qabid ⋅ Al Basit ⋅ Al Khafid ⋅ Ar Rafi ⋅ Al Mu’izz ⋅ Al Mudhill ⋅ As Sami ⋅ Al Basir ⋅ Al Hakam ⋅ Al Adl ⋅ Al Latif ⋅ Al Khabir ⋅ Al Halim ⋅ Al Azim ⋅ Al Ghafoor ⋅ Ash Shakur ⋅ Al Aliyy ⋅ Al Kabeer ⋅ Al Hafiz ⋅ Al Muqeet ⋅ Al Haseeb ⋅ Al Jaleel ⋅ Al Karim ⋅ Ar Raqib ⋅ Al Mujeeb ⋅ Al Wasi ⋅ Al Hakim ⋅ Al Wadud ⋅ Al Majeed ⋅ Al Ba’ith ⋅ Ash Shaheed ⋅ Al Haqq ⋅ Al Wakeel ⋅ Al Qawiyy ⋅ Al Matin ⋅ Al Waliy ⋅ Al Hameed ⋅ Al Muhsi ⋅ Al Mubdi ⋅ Al Muid ⋅ Al Muhyi ⋅ Al Mumeet ⋅ Al Hayy ⋅ Al Qayyum ⋅ Al Wajid ⋅ Al Majid ⋅ Al Wahid ⋅ Al Ahad ⋅ As Samad ⋅ Al Qadir ⋅ Al Muqtadir ⋅ Al Muqaddim ⋅ Al Muakhkhir ⋅ Al Awwal ⋅ Al Akhir ⋅ Az Zaahir ⋅ Al Baatin ⋅ Al Wali ⋅ Al Mutaali ⋅ Al Barr ⋅ At Tawwab ⋅ Al Muntaqim ⋅ Al Afuw ⋅ Ar Rauf ⋅ Malik Al Mulk ⋅ Zul Jalaali Wal Ikram ⋅ Al Muqsit ⋅ Al Jami ⋅ Al Ghani ⋅ Al Mughni ⋅ Al Mani ⋅ Ad Darr ⋅ An Naafi ⋅ An Noor ⋅ Al Hadi ⋅ Al Badi ⋅ Al Baaqi ⋅ Al Warith ⋅ Ar Rashid ⋅ As-Sabur