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Language of Origin: Arabic

بهاء
Glory, or Splendor

In Islamic belief God has 99 names, and in some Islamic traditions it is believed that there is a special hidden 100th name which is the greatest. In Bahá'í belief the Greatest Name is Bahá, translated as "glory" or "splendour". Many symbols of the Bahá'í Faith derive their significance from the word Bahá’, and it is the root word used in many other names and phrases including Bahá'í (a follower of Bahá'), Bahá'u'lláh (Glory of God), `Abdu'l-Bahá (Servant of Glory), Yá Bahá'u'l-Abhá (Oh Thou Glory of the Most Glorious), and Alláh-u-Abhá (God is Most Glorious).


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