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The Hidden,  The Secret One,  The Inner One, The Knower of Hidden Things

The One who is veiled from our sensory perception. The One who is unseen, yet whose existence and essence are made known through signs.

The One who knows the inner states, inner circumstances and inner thoughts of all of creation.

The One who enters unseen into all of creation. The One who is concealed within all of creation. The One who is the secret inner companion.

From the root b-t-n which has the following classical Arabic connotations:

to be concealed, to lie hidden
to penetrate into, to be inside

This name is used in the Qur'ān. For example, see 57:3

tin and Zāhir are opposites.

Zāhir is that which is outward, manifest, apparent, visible.

tin is that which is inward, concealed, obscured.

(Also written as al-batin, al-baatin, the Hidden: ya batin, ya baatin )