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(al-) Malaikah الملائكة is the Arabic word for angels

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Are angels free-willed, perfectly ethical beings?

The Qur'an was told to Muhammad PBUH by an angel, who says that they do not ever disobey Allah swt. Surah 66:6 O you who have believed, protect yourselves and your families from a Fire whose fuel ...
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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Allah ordered us to send prayers and blessings to our prophet () saying: Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [ Allah to ...
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What is the source of this hadith regarding angels and the language of the Qur'an?

This post makes allusion to a particular hadith, and I recall having read something similar elsewhere. However, I have no clue what the actual source is, or if it is even a hadith of the prophet at ...
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Verse (11:70) did Ibrahim recognize his visitors as Angels or not?

In surat Hud when discussing the punishment of the people of Lut () the quran tell us that some Angels visited Ibrahim () to tell him about this, but they are described as visitors. And Ibrahim () ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I recently heard a Sunni hadith that said roosters can see the angels at the time of fajar and that is why they make that sound of theirs. And also donkeys cry when they see jinn or the shaithan. I ...
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What is the proof of the names of 4 great angels?

The name of Jibril (also know as "Gabriel" in English) and Mika'il are indeed written in Quran. But the names of Azrael and Israfil are not. How do we know actual names of these angels? Did we Muslims ...
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Are deeds recorded where angels don't go?

I have read that angels do not enter any building where there are photographs or dogs. If this is true, then what happens to the angels that record my good and bad deeds? When I enter a building ...
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Is thunder an angel?

Regarding this ayat of the Noble Qur'an: 13:13: And the thunder declares His glory with His praise, and the angels too for awe of Him; and He sends the thunderbolts and smites with them whom He ...
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What is the Difference Between Prophets and Angels?

I know that the obvious differences are that prophets are made of clay and angels are made of Nur (light) and that angels have no free will while prophets do and prophets can die by the hand of humans ...
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Are jinns and angels “creatures” too?

And there is no creature on [or within] the earth or bird that flies with its wings except [that they are] communities like you. We have not neglected in the Register a thing. Then unto their Lord ...
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How to interpret that Allah and the angels send prayers and blessings to the believers?

Allah tells us that HE and HIS angels send prayers and blessings the believers saying: It is He who confers blessing upon you, and His angels [ask Him to do so] that He may bring you out from ...
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Is art (of faces, eyes, etc.) halal in Islam? [duplicate]

I'm a Muslim, and I specifically like to draw as a hobby now and then. Recently, I read several comments and things here and there on the Internet saying that drawing faces or things with souls (like ...
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Are angels visible at the speed of light?

I was wondering if the angels are made of light, could we see them if we traveled at the speed of light?
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Is Allah the only one protector?

YES Do you not know that to Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth and [that] you have not besides Allah any protector (ولى) or any helper? 2:107 NO We [angels] were your allies (...