AL-MATEEN-The Firm One The Steadfast
The One who is most steadfast and solid. The One whose strength produces certitude.
The One who is loyal, firm and constant. The One whose nature is the utmost firmness and steadfastness.
The One who can easily overcome anything through supreme firmness and strength of determination.
From the root m-t-n which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
to be strong, stout, firm, hard
to be solid, robust
to be steadfast, certain, sure
to possess any quality in a strong degree
the hard outer or apparent part of something
elevated and hard ground
This name is used in the Qur’ān. For example, see 51:58
Qawī – Strong – the One who is all-mighty and possesses inexhaustible strength.
Matīn – Firm – the One whose nature it is to be firm, determined and steadfast.
Qahhār – Dominator – the One who dominates, conquers, overpowers
Muqtadir – Determiner – the One who uses supreme power to enforce whatever Divine wisdom decrees or decides.