The Withholder, The Restrainer, The Constrictor
The One whose wisdom causes withholding, either physically or spiritually. The One whose wisdom decides when to withhold something, or make something scarce.
The One whose wisdom may elect to withhold joy and expansion of the heart.
The One in whose hand all hearts are held. The One whose hand collects all
souls at the time of death.
From the root q-b-d which has the following classical Arabic connotations:
The name Qābid is not specifically used as a Beautiful Name in the Qur'ān.
The underlying roots of Qābid give a sense of give and take, a movement back and forth, an underlying rhythm of ebb and flow, like the rhythmical folding and unfolding of a bird's wings in flight, or the rising and setting of the sun, or the endless cycles of life and death.
Qābid (constrictor) and Bāsit (expander) are opposites.
The Arabic lexicon and commentary Tāj al-'Arūs, as interpreted by E.W. Lane, says:
(Also written as al-qabid, al-qaabid, the Constrictor: ya qabid, ya qaabid,)