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The complete hadith is as following: Narrated Abu Hurairah (radiallahu ta’ala anhu): Allah’s Messenger (sallallahu alayhi wa sallam) said, “When the month of Ramadan comes, the gates of Paradise are opened and the gates of (Hell) Fire are closed, and the devils are chained.” [Sahih al Bukhaari #3277] There are many types of Shayateen with varying ...


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Qur'an 2:34 : And [mention] when We said to the angels, "Prostrate before Adam"; so they prostrated, except for Iblees. He refused and was arrogant and became of the disbelievers. Iblees was arrogant with Allah when the Almighty asked him to bow before Adam. Qur'an 15:28-35 : And [mention, O Muhammad], when your Lord said to the angels, "I will ...


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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 his Lord. Then will you take him and his descendants as allies other than Me while they are enemies to you? Wretched it is for the wrongdoers as an exchange. (...


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Although the question doesn't have a specific answer (I'll mention the reason below), I will try to make this one clear enough. First to know is generally (not specific to Quran) that: Ibles is the Grand Shaytan, he is a Jinn, and the first one of all Shaytans. He is the one who disobeyed Allah's order to him to prostrate (يسجد) to Adam (PBUH), while ...


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There are some groups or sects of Islam that take the Qur'an as a purely symbolic book, including some branches of Sufism. They do away with most of the laws, stories, etc. by calling it metaphorical and ascribing understanding only to their very high-level practitioners, much like the Bible cannot be interpreted by any but high-level officials. I can only ...


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Ibn al-Qayyim (rahimahullah) says in his book Madarij as-Salikin that Iblis tries to misguide humans through 7 gates ('aqabahs): Disbelief Innovations (bid'ah) Minor sins Major sins Busying with permissible deeds to the exclusion of rewardable deeds Busying with deeds of lesser reward instead of greater reward And finally by unleashing the shayatin from ...


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Allah did not forgive Iblees simply because he did not repent. We know the story of Adam(alayhi salam) and Iblees. When Adam realized and acknowledged that he has fallen to sin, he immediately realized his mistake and repented to Allah and asked Allah to forgive him. And Allah did. They said, "Our Lord, we have wronged ourselves, and if You do not ...


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Sheikh Hor Ameli, Mohammad bin Hasan, Vasael Al Shia, V20, pg190, AlalBait institute, Qom, First Edition, 1409(lunar)


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First part of your question: Why hasn't god distroyed the devil? http://quran.com/7/14 [Satan] said, "Reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected." http://quran.com/7/15 [ Allah ] said, "Indeed, you are of those reprieved." The satan begged god to allow him to prove to god that he (devil) is better than man. God delayed the devils ...


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Simply believing that Allah exists isn't enough to be a believer. Even the polytheists during the time of the prophet believed that Allah existed, they just also believed that He was one of many gods. Christians believe that Allah exists, but they also believe that He has a son and is triune in nature. Disbelief here basically means rejecting what Allah is. ...


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First of all, please note that Satan is not the only bad creature. The history can tell you a long list of many humans who killed many innocents and/or misdirected their followers. Qur'an also says we should seek refuge to the Lord, not only from the devil we cannot see, but also from the devils we see among humans: 1.Say: "I seek refuge with (Allah) the ...


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The devil was one the "Jin" (creatures made of fire) and had a chance to be with angels. However when God created Adam, human from dust: Indeed, the example of Jesus to Allah is like that of Adam. He created Him from dust; then He said to him, "Be," and he was. Surat 3: Ayah 59 and asked them to Prostrate before him: And [mention] when We said to the ...


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It's simpler that that. In Islam it's not just the devil who are the sources of sins. The person itself can be the source of the sin which is in Arabic "annfaess el amara bel sou".


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God does not depends on Satan to test human. We all are equipped with rebellious nafs (ego, lower self). Satan, like many of us, slipped but unlike many of us, he refused to seek forgiveness, instead asked for respite and challenged God to mislead His creation. God gave him respite (now.. why? to test human? not necessarily) and said anyone who seek ...


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I just wanted to clarify one thing. There is no such thing called Human/Jinn offspring. Humans are made from Clay. Jinn are made from fire. Jinn are capable of inciting ideas and thoughts that provoke us, human race, to commit sins. To understand the first verse with regards to sharing, we need to go through the whole verse: 17:64 And incite [to ...


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In the Arabic language, Shaytan is derived from Shatana, which means the far thing. Hence, the Shaytan has a different nature than mankind, and his sinful ways are far away from every type of righteousness. It was also said that Shaytan is derived from Shata, (literally 'burned'), because it was created from fire. Some scholars said that both meanings are ...


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The first thing one can do is to ask God for protection as stated in verse 23:97 of Quran: وَقُل رَّبِّ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ And say "My Lord! I seek refuge towards you from the suggestions of Satan." It does seem unlikely that one can always notice these unless one becomes one of "the mindful" ("مُتَّقین"). If you become one ...


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Iblees is the Arabic word for the devil iblees is in the Quran so Arabs would understand who the devil was. Shaytan has appeared in the books that Allah sent down even before the Quran, so shaytan is the original name for the devil and iblees is the Arabic interpertation. Iblees comes from the arabic word balasa بَلَسَ which means despair and iblees would ...


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Shaitan is not the enemy of just Muslims. It is the enemy of the whole mankind. Al-Baqarah :: Ayah 168 O mankind, eat from whatever is on earth [that is] lawful and good and do not follow the footsteps of Satan. Indeed, he is to you a clear enemy. Yūsuf :: Ayah 5 ....Indeed Satan, to man, is a manifest enemy. Shaitan misguides the ...


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That Satan is a Jinn is clear from [18:50]" Behold! We said to the angels, "Bow down to Adam": They bowed down except Iblis. He was one of the Jinns, and he broke the Command of his Lord. … This (many times in Quran with the same sentences: [20:116], [18:50], [17:61], [7:11] and [2:34], indeed) is how Allah tells us the story, as you see from the ...


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Sura 7:179 states that And We have certainly created for Hell many of the jinn and mankind. They have hearts with which they do not understand, they have eyes with which they do not see, and they have ears with which they do not hear. Those are like livestock; rather, they are more astray. It is they who are the heedless. This tells us that the jinn are ...


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They are usually invisible to humans, but humans do appear clearly to jinns, as they can possess them. Jinn have the power to travel large distances at extreme speeds and are thought to live in remote areas, mountains, seas, trees, and the air, in their own communities. They are mostly to be found in ruins and unclean places like bathrooms, dunghills, ...


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وَ قالَ الشَّيْطانُ لَمَّا قُضِيَ الْأَمْرُ إِنَّ اللَّهَ وَعَدَكُمْ وَعْدَ الْحَقِّ وَ وَعَدْتُكُمْ فَأَخْلَفْتُكُمْ وَ ما كانَ لِيَ عَلَيْكُمْ مِنْ سُلْطانٍ إِلاَّ أَنْ دَعَوْتُكُمْ فَاسْتَجَبْتُمْ لي‏ فَلا تَلُومُوني‏ وَ لُومُوا أَنْفُسَكُمْ ما أَنَا بِمُصْرِخِكُمْ وَ ما أَنْتُمْ بِمُصْرِخِيَّ إِنِّي كَفَرْتُ بِما أَشْرَكْتُمُونِ مِنْ قَبْلُ إِنَّ ...


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Wa alaykum salam, Sister, Satan can't force you to do anything. He can only whisper to you, and whether or not listening to him is fully depend on you. If you worry about these thoughts like Satan in your head, it will only cause you to more worry. When you get some thoughts like this, please read this below: Eûzu billahi mineş-şeytânirracîm. ...


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First of all, shaitan/satan/iblees was never an angel as angels never disobey Allah. Here is clear evidence from Quraan: 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 his Lord. Then will you take him and his descendants as allies other than Me ...


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I always admire your questions ... :) Allah is not negotiating with Iblis, he did not even accept his request. Most of the scholars see that Allah did not accept Iblis’s request, but Allah postponed him to the "appointed time" (Al-Waqt Al-Malom), which is not the time requested by the devil, Allah did that to increase his affliction and misery, and for ...


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This concept comes from a weak chained Hadith: إِنَّ الْغَضَبَ مِنْ الشَّيْطَانِ وَإِنَّ الشَّيْطَانَ خُلِقَ مِنْ النَّارِ وَإِنَّمَا تُطْفَأُ النَّارُ بِالْمَاءِ فَإِذَا غَضِبَ أَحَدُكُمْ فَلْيَتَوَضَّأْ Anger is from Shaytan and Shaytan is made from fire. Verily fire is put out with water, so if any of you become angry, then make Wudu' ...


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Consider that this was Allah's (ﷻ) response to Pharaoh (Firown) when he "repented" after all his evil and the punishment overtook him: "Now? And you had disobeyed [Him] before and were of the corrupters" - Qur'an 10:90-91. In the end, Pharaoh's repentence was not accepted. I imagine the same would be the case for Iblis if he 'repented.' Repenting when it is ...


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This seems to be a hypothetical question. As per many Sahih Hadiths, humans will be still alive when the Last Hour arrives. They are also stated to be the worst of human kind fornicating like donkeys in broad daylight. Nawwas bin Sam'an Al-Kilabi said: "The Messenger of Allah (ﷺ) mentioned Dajjal, one morning, as something despised but also alarming, ...


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