is the important one who has no parallel like (him). The need for
him is great, and the approaching of him is impossible. That which
does not have these three properties cannot be designated by the name
There are many things in the universe of which it can be said that
their existence is rare. But their importance is not great and their
usefulness is limited, and therefore they cannot be called "Aziz."
Once again, there are many things which have great importance,abundant
usefulness and are without a peer in this world. However, if approaching
(such a) thing is not difficult, one cannot call it "Aziz."
An example of this is the sun which has no peer, as is also true of
the earth. The usefulness of and need for each of them is acute, to
say the least. Yet the fact remains that they cannot be characterized
in terms of sublimity since the approach to the observation of them
is not difficult. Therefore it is necessary that these three properties
be combined before one can refer to a given subject and speak of its
among men is the one whom the servants of God Most High have need
of in respect of their most important objectives, the life that is
to come and eternal happiness. The achievement of these goals certainly
is rare since their attainment is difficult. Those among men who lead
others to these goals form the rank of the prophets - may the blessings
of God be upon them.