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

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Is Shaytan an Angel or Jinn?

I have heard that Shaytan is an Angel but then Angels do not have free will so this means he has to obey Allah, but he did have free will because he did not prostrate to Adam (عليه السلام) when Allah ...
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Did Harut and Marut taught magic?

I have heard that Harut and Marut did not actually taught magic, but they came with another knowledge that was to be used to counter magic. Is this true? If it is, then what knowledge did they bring? ...
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Are human being the best of creations?

Are human being the best creation of God or are Jinns and Angels better than humans? Can there be any other more intelligent being than humans in universe? According to your reference of Quran (17:...
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What happens exactly to a person when he is dying?

According to Islam, what happens exactly to a person when his time ends on earth? I want to focus on the moment of death itself not what happens afterwards. As far as I know the angel of death comes ...
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Does Islam may accept that Allah and his angels are extraterrestrial beings?

Does Islam may accept one day that Allah and his angels are extraterrestrial beings? Aliens could create a man. The story about Adam and Eve sounds like Allah/God is very similar to us. We also can ...
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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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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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Does Islam explain the purpose behind the Archangel Jibril having wings?

In the Wikipedia page on Islamic views of angels, it's mentioned that they're messengers with wings. Does Islam offer an explanation for the purpose behind these wings?
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Is the name of the angel Mekaal or Mekaa'il?

What is the correct Arabic name of the angel? Is it Mekaal (ميكال) or Mekaa'il (ميكائيل)? The Quran (2:98) refers to the angel as Mekaal, but I have heard most people refer to him as Mekaa'il. http:...
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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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Are angels Muslim? (Sunni View)

I understand that angels are definitely believers in some sense. But is it right to say statements like "I'm in the same religion as the angels"? There are big differences between Muslim humans and ...
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Is it haram to call a woman/girl “angel”?

Is it Haram to call a woman angel, or its mocking for the religion? I don't mean like naming her Malk/angel, I mean to say for example this girl is like an angel, something like this.
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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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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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