AL-HALEEM-The Most Forbearing The Clement One
Benefits of belief in this name include the following:
The One who is kind, gracious and serene in all situations.
The One who is calm and deliberate, never hasty, even with the rebellious and wrongdoers.
The One whose manner is lenient and mild.
The One who gives us the opportunity and situations to learn to be kind, gracious and patient.
From the root h-l-m which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
to be forbearing, mild, lenient, clement
to be forgiving, gentle, deliberate
to be leisurely in manner, not hasty
to be calm, serene
to manage one’s temper
to exhibit moderation
This name is used in the Qur’ān. For example, see 22:59
Halīm is the patience that arises from a sense of deep serenity, lenience, calm deliberation.
Sabūr is the patience that arises by self-restraint, enduring something without complaint.