AL-MAJEED-The Glorious One The Most Honorable
The One who is glorious, dignified, majestic, bountiful and exceedingly generous.
The One whose essence is the perfection of majesty and glory, abounding in goodness.
The One whose majesty, glory and generosity deserve all praise and honor.
From the root m-j-d which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
to be glorious, dignified, majestic, noble, honorable
to be lauded, exalted, sublime
to be liberal, bountiful, exceedingly generous
This name is used in the Qur’ān. For example, see 11:73
Al-Majīd indicates the One whose essential nature is glorious, dignified, noble and honorable, and whose essential nature is to give liberally and bountifully.
Al-Mājid denotes the One who is praised for the existence of the specific deeds and attributes of great glory, dignity, nobility, honor, and exceeding generosity.
That is, the name al-Majīd denotes the glorious essential nature of the One, while the name al-Mājid honors specific deeds performed by the One.
Abū Hāmid al-Ghazālī says that the nameAl-Majīd expresses the combined meanings of al-Jalīl (the majestic), al-Wahhāb (the bestower) and al-Karīm (the generous).