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The Protector,  The Bestower of Security,  The Guardian,  The Safeguarder

The One who ensures well-being. The One who extends wings of Love to cover and protect creation.

The One who is ever watchful. The One who protects and guards.

The One who offers peace and security. The One who proclaims the Truth.

From the root h-y-m-n which has the following classical Arabic connotations:

to watch over, oversee, protect, guard
to be a witness to
to offer security and peace
to determine what is true
to extend a wing (like a hen protecting her chicks)

This name is used in the Qur'ān. For example, see 59:23

According to E.W. Lane, the root of Muhaymin was originally ā-m-n, the same root as al-Mu'min (remover of fear).

Related names:

Raqīb refers to the One who has the attribute of watchfulness.

Wakīl refers to the One who is the trusted administrator.

Hafīz refers to the One who protects and preserves.

Māni' - the One who protects and defends against harmful situations.

Muhaymin refers to the One who is the ever-watchful guardian and protector.

Mu'min - The One who grants security and freedom from fear.

(Also written as al-muhaymin, al-muhaimin, the protector: ya muhaymin, ya muhaimin)