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True meaning of this ayat Qur'an 2:34?

Wa alaikum salam. No, Satan is a djinn. And [mention] when We said to the angels, "Prostrate to Adam," and they prostrated, except for Iblees. He was of the jinn and departed from the command of ...
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Are angels men or women?

Sexes are distinguished on the basis of copulation and reproduction. I don't think I ever came across any references suggesting that angels engage in intercourse or even have such desires. They don't ...
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How did angels know that mankind would spill blood prior to their mankind's creation?

Imam ar-Razi mentions in his tafsir several possible answers to why the angels thought humans would cause corruption and spill blood. First possibility is that they made this theory themselves. ...
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Is the Holy Quran for the humans only or for the Jinns and Angels too?

Yes,Quran is For humans and Jinns Only,and that because Allah leave us the freedom of choice, while the Angels have no this freedom .. Allah said in Quraan : "سنفرغ لكم ايها الثقلان "(Surat Ar-...
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Don't Gabriel and Michael fall under the category of angels?

Gabriel and Michael are angels and messengers. They are mentioned separately for emphasis. The emphasis is either: To demonstrate their prominence among the angels, since they are the greatest and ...
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Don't Gabriel and Michael fall under the category of angels?

The ayah should be understood in the context it was revealed. When Abdullah bin Salam heard of the arrival of the Prophet in Al-Madinah, he was working on his land. He came to the Prophet and ...
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Are meteors really missiles thrown at jinns by angels?

This a tafsir of the ayah: This does not mean that the stars themselves are pelted at the Satans, nor that the meteorites shoot out only to drive away the Satans, but it means that the countless ...
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Is thunder an angel?

The aya doesn't mean that thunder is an angel: وَيُسَبِّحُ الرَّعْدُ بِحَمْدِهِ وَالْمَلَائِكَةُ مِنْ خِيفَتِهِ وَيُرْسِلُ الصَّوَاعِقَ فَيُصِيبُ بِهَا مَنْ يَشَاءُ And the thunder declares ...
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What are the consequences of angels not entering one's house due to pictures?

In Sahih Muslim bi Sharh al-Nawawi 14/84 (Arabic only) by An-Nawawi, in his commentary on the hadith in Sahih Muslim 37/130, he said that the angels that do not enter the room are the angels that roam ...
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What exactly is the philosophy behind sending blessings and prayer to our prophet in case of Allah and the angels?

Ibn Kathir introduced this saying: Al-Bukhari said: "Abu Al-'Aliyah said: "Allah's Salah is His praising him before the angels, and the Salah of the angels is their supplication." Ibn '...
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Where does it say that the angels sent to Prophet Lut appeared like handsome young boys?

In tafsir ibn Kathir this is quoted without any reference in the interpretation of verse 11:77: Allah, the Exalted, informs about the coming of His messenger angels. After they informed Ibrahim of ...
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Why were the Angels told to prostrate to Adam (AS)?

Well, Sujod/prostration wasn't Haram/prohibited for previous nations. But it was allowed as glorifying not as an act of worship. You can read ورفع ابويه على العرش وخروا له سجدا وقال يا ابت هذا ...
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What is the proof of the names of 4 great angels?

Gabriel is named in the Quran in 2:97, 2:98 and 66:4. The following Qirat are mentioned in Tafsir Qurtubi: جِبْرِيلٌ جَبْرِيل جَبْرَئِيل جَبْرِئل جبرائل جبرئييل Michael is named in the Quran in 2:98. ...
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Verse (11:70) did Ibrahim recognize his visitors as Angels or not?

From Tafsir al-Maududi: فَلَمَّا رَأَىٰ أَيْدِيَهُمْ لَا تَصِلُ إِلَيْهِ نَكِرَهُمْ وَأَوْجَسَ مِنْهُمْ خِيفَةً قَالُوا لَا تَخَفْ إِنَّا أُرْسِلْنَا إِلَىٰ قَوْمِ لُوطٍ But when he saw that ...
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Does Islam ever specify the speed in which angels can travel?

No, the speed of light is not mentioned in the Qur'an. There is no evidence that points to any such conclusion. The tafsīr of the verse you quoted (Surat As-Sajdah 32:5) has been covered by many ...
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What are the consequences of angels not entering one's house due to pictures?

It would be only some angels not all for we know there are endless number of angels governing different processes in the world. There are angels for sun, rain, clouds, plants and humans, performing ...
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Do our guardian Angels love us?

The angels love believers and they dislike sinful disbelievers. The angels praying for believers is mentioned in the Quran. Allah says: It is He who confers blessing upon you, and His angels [ask Him ...
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Will Azrael himself get the souls of animals? (To die)

There doesn't seem to be a clear direct hadith/narration regarding this issue, but there can be inferred of some/several hadiths that: Apparently, Azrael gets the souls of animals. As a relevant ...
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Why were the Angels told to prostrate to Adam (AS)?

From Shia references, Book Ihtijaj: 1.قال امیر المومنین علی (ع) إن سجودهم له لم يكن سجود طاعة أنهم عبدوا آدم من دون الله عز وجل ، ولكن اعترافا بالفضيلة From Imam Ali: Their prostration was not ...
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Are Jinns Another Name For An Angel

All perfect praise be to Allah No, angels are different made from NOOR(light), jins are different made from fire. Man was made in the end, with clay... Angels don't have will power, they only do what ...
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Can animals see the angels and jinn and hear the cries of the dead?

I have heard incidents where the Prophet has mentioned that animals can hear the cries of the people. Is it true? Yes. Sahih Bukhari: Narrated Anas: The Prophet (ﷺ) said, "When a human being is ...
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Did two or three angels visit Prophet Lut and Ibrahim?

In the Quran the number of angels is not mentioned [Quran 11:77]. From the Sahabah, the more widely accepted report is of three angels: Gabriel, Michael and Israfil (Raphael). The narration of two ...
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Hadith that describes the conversation between Allah and the angels that namaz expiates sins

I have not come across a hadith that captures a conversation between Allah and the angels commanding them not to record the person's sins until the person had performed prayers, then to remove the ...
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Are angels faster than light particles (E = MC2 is non-Islamic)?

The short answer is we have no explanation. From the first hadith in Sahih Muslim, partially quoted below, narrated on the authority of 'Umar ibn al-Khattāb, we know that belief in angels is one of ...
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Did anyone other than Muhammad (sallahu alahi wa sallam) see Jibreel (alaihi salam)?

No one other the Prophet ﷺ saw Jibrīl in the form that Allah had created him. We know of only two instances when the Prophet ﷺ saw Jibrīl in his true angelic as the Prophet ﷺ reported in this long ...
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How to interpret that Allah and the angels send prayers and blessings to the believers?

Asalaam Alaikum the quran is to be interpreted with the quran first, then by the interpretation of our beloved prophet (PBUH) followed by the interpretation of the companions and finally with the ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

It's literal. The answer the Angels give in 34:41 is a direct answer to the literal question asked in 34:40: ويوم يحشرهم جميعا ثم يقول للملائكة أهؤلاء إياكم كانوا يعبدون ("And [mention] the Day ...
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Is the answer given by the angels in (34:41) to be taken literally?

As for those who strive against Allah's verses or signs: there's no mentioning of specific people or a tribe or so the verse seem to address all those who stand against the true path and hinder people ...
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