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Sura 57
Aya 3
هُوَ الأَوَّلُ وَالآخِرُ وَالظّاهِرُ وَالباطِنُ ۖ وَهُوَ بِكُلِّ شَيءٍ عَليمٌ

(Saheeh International)

He is the First and the Last, the Ascendant1 and the Intimate,2 and He is, of all things, Knowing.
  • Nothing being above Him. Another meaning is "the Apparent," i.e., evident through His creation and revelation.
  • Nothing being nearer than Him by way of His knowledge. Another meaning is "the Unapparent," i.e., concealed from man's physical senses.