Al-Waliyy – The Protector

Al-Waliyy can notes closeness, nearness, one who may be an ally, a neighbor, a guardian, a relative, etc. It also means the supporter, the beloved one.

Allah has said, "Allah is the ally of those who believe." (Quran, 2:257).

"Indeed, the most worthy of Abraham among the people are those who followed him (in submission to Allah) and this prophet, and those who believe (in his message). And Allah is the ally of the believers." (Quran, 3:68)

"And Allah is most knowing of your enemies; and sufficient is Allah as an ally, and sufficient is Allah as a helper." (Quran, 4:45)

"My Lord, You have given me (something) of sovereignty and taught me of the interpretation of dreams. Creator of the heavens and earth, You are my protector in this world and in the Hereafter. Cause me to die a Muslim and join me with the righteous." (Quran, 12:101)

"Indeed, they will never avail you against Allah at all. And indeed, the wrongdoers are allies of one another; but Allah is the protector of the righteous." (Quran, 45:19)

"That is because Allah is the protector of those who have believed and because the disbelievers have no protector." (Quran, 47:11)