Azza wa jal

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Azza wa jal[1] (Arabic: عز و جل‎) is an Islamic Arabic phrase that can be translated in English as:

  • Glorified and Sublime be He
  • Mighty and the Majestic.
  • May His Majesty Be Exalted.

The phrase appears after the name of Allah in Islamic texts such as the Qur'an and the Hadith. Saying this phrase is seen as an act of reverence and devotion towards Allah among Muslims.


  1. ^ "Meaning of Azza wa jal". Yahoo Answers. Retrieved 25 October 2012.