Who is Allah?

The use of the word ‘Allah’ to mean ‘God’ frequently sounds rather strange, esoteric, and foreign to Western ears. ‘Allah’ is an Arabic word derived from the contraction of ‘AI’ and ‘Ilahi’, meaning ‘the God’, or by implication ‘the One God’. Linguistically, Hebrew and Arabic are related Semitic languages,...

Allah in the bible

The suffix “IM” of the word “ELOHIM” is a plural of respect in Hebrew. (Remember that in Arabic and Hebrew there are two types of plurals. One of numbers and the other of honour as in Royal proclamations. Since the plural of honour is uncommon in the language of...