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Where Does the word “Allah” Come From?

“Allah” comes from the Arabic word “elah” – (Arabic) means ‘a god’ or something that is worshipped. This word (elah) can be made plural, as in “aleha” and it can be male or female. “Allah” comes from “elaha” but it brings more clarification and understanding.

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 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?
“Allah” is the same word used by Christian and Jewish Arabs in the Bible, before Islam came.

On page one [1] of Genesis in the Old Testament, we find the word “Allah” seventeen [17] times.

Updated on December 8, 2016

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