The Protector - Al-Wālī

Al-Wālī, The Protecting Friend

The Protector - Al-Wālī - Al-Wālī

The root letters of this Name (w-l-y) indicate both closeness and responsibility, and a wālī is one whom is put in charge of something to take care of it. Thus God Al-Wālī is the One who is a protetcive governor over all those under His care