AL-‘ALEE-The Most High, The Exalted The Sublime One
(Surat Al-Baqarah, 2:255). He also says, “He is the Knower of the unseen and the visible, the All-Great, the Exalted.” (Surat Ar-Ra’d, 13:9).
Benefits of belief in these names include the following:
The One Who is above and exceeds all others. The Most High, above whom there is nothing higher.
The One whose rank and station are the Most High.
The One who is above and surpasses all that has ever been, all that there now is, and all that shall ever be.
From the root ‘a-l-w which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
to be high, elevated, lofty
to be exalted, to rise up, to ascend
to be higher, to exceed, surpass
to overcome, overwhelm
to advance, promote, rise above
to mount, be overtop, eminent
This name is used in the Qur’ān. For example, see 2:255