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Ileyaas

A Quranic Name for Boys

Ileyaas is variant of Elias and has the exact same meaning and pronunciation (see below for full meaning). You can use either Ileyaas or Elias, both are correct and acceptable. If you like this variant more and you'd like to pronounce it the way it is spelled (different than the original name), this is perfectly acceptable. For more details please see the main entry at: Elias.

Full Meaning of Ileyaas

Ileyaas is a direct Quranic name for boys that refers to one of the prophets mentioned in the Quran, who is also mentioned in the Bible. In English he is known as Ileyaas and Elijah. The meaning of Ileyaas is “Yahweh (Allah) is my God”. Ileyaas is mentioned in two chapters of the Quran, as follows:

And We gave to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – all [of them] We guided. And Noah, We guided before; and among his descendants, David and Solomon and Job and Joseph and Moses and Aaron. Thus do We reward the doers of good. And Zechariah and John and Jesus and Ileyaas – and all were of the righteous. (Quran 6:84-85)

And indeed, Ileyaas was from among the messengers. When he said to his people, “Will you not fear Allah? Do you call upon Baal and leave the best of creators-Allah , your Lord and the Lord of your first forefathers?” (Quran 37:123-126)

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