As we know Holy Qur'an is for both Mankind, and Jinn, there are lots of warnings, and guidance for both. But is there any Warner like our Prophets among Jinn for them? If no, then don't they need any? If no, then whats the explanation of this?

Jazakallah Khair.

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    Does it say anywhere in the Quran that there are no Prophets among the jinns?
    – Kilise
    Jan 22 '17 at 16:31
  • That wasnt said, but is there any story about Prophet among them? please enlighten me..
    – Nadia Ali
    Jan 23 '17 at 5:29
  • I mean the question says why there is no prophet among the jinn? That is why I asked if the Quran says so. You see because it isnt mentioned doesn't mean there are no prophets among the jinns. With other words it's ghayb (unknown) and we cannot know. I am not familiar to any traditional mentioning there was prophets among the jinns. But I still can't say there wasn't. Have a nice day =)
    – Kilise
    Jan 23 '17 at 7:08
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    Right, i did mistake in the title, but the description was as you said. I'm correcting it. :)
    – Nadia Ali
    Jan 23 '17 at 12:47

There's a verse in the Quran that allows the interpretation of Messengers among Jinn:

"O company of jinn and mankind, did there not come to you messengers from among you, relating to you My verses and warning you of the meeting of this Day of yours?" ... (6:130)

One interpretation of this verse quoted by at-Tabari in his tafsir as the opinion of Muqatil and ad-Dahhak الضحاك which is also held by ibn Hazm in his al-Muhalla is that both kinds (Mankind and Jinn) had Messengers of their own kind!
Ibn Kathir explained the verse as follows:

("O you assembly of Jinn and humans! Did not there come to you Messengers from among you'') We should note here that the Messengers are from among mankind only, not vice versa, as Mujahid, Ibn Jurayj and others from the Imams of Salaf and later generations have stated. The proof for this is that Allah said, ... [For more details see qtafsir]

Those scholars are seemingly the exception as the majority of scholars say that Messengers have only been among humans based on verses such as:

  1. And We sent not before you [as messengers] except men to whom We revealed from among the people of cities. ... (12:109)
  2. And We did not send before you, [O Muhammad], any of the messengers except that they ate food and walked in the markets. ... (25:20)
  3. And We gave to Him Isaac and Jacob and placed in his descendants prophethood and scripture. ... (29:27)

and other quotes!


What about this Verse-

"Allah chooses messengers from angels and from men for Allah is He Who hears and sees."(22:75)

But in another Verse it is said-

"Those who disbelieve say: If only some portent were sent down upon him from his Lord! Thou art a warner only, and for every folk a guide."(13:7)

So what are we to believe? Should we believe in the 'Fallen Angels' concept or that the Jinns are a different type of Humans that are made from 'Smokeless Fire'? By the by we are not only soil but water, heat, air right? Or should we believe that Angels came to Jinns as Messengers?

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