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


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Prophet Muhammad is considered free from errors (Ma'sum) by all Muslims. In the sunni tradition you may find: There is none amongst you with whom is not an attache from amongst the jinn (devil). They (the Companions) said: Allah's Messenger, with you too? Thereupon he said: Yes, but Allah helps me against him and so I am safe from his hand and he ...


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There are Muslim sinners and there are Kuffar. As for the latter, if we are to follow the literal meaning of various verses of the Koran, they are to be hated not loved. 60:4 We have denied you, and there has appeared between us and you animosity and hatred forever until you believe in Allah alone 58:22 You will not find a people who believe in ...


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Allah is Just so He creates anything creatable as soon as there is a cause for it to exist based on the causality principles. Satan was creatable so was created, a mercy toward Satan as one creature of Him. Note that Allah is Ar-Rahman which means have mercy toward every living and non-living species that He creates, every Muslim and non-Muslim, every human ...


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If you ask will they come and slap us while we're alone, then I would say I'm not sure about it, if such incidents have ever occured. But if you ask will they cause us to slap ourselves then the answer is YES. This second one they accomplish only by whispering in our hearts and commanding us to slap ourselves (how? that depends on Satan's trick). Also, as ...


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Iblis prayed, "Lord, grant me respite until the Day of Judgment". (Qur'an 15:36) Upon this, it was Allah's wish. So, The Lord said, "Your request is granted. (Qur'an 15:37) Allah knows the best.


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A major reason for calling Iblees (Satan or Shaitan) a disbeliever in this verse is that he disobeyed (an order of) Allah. As the opposite of obedience is disobedience. And the opposite of Islam is kufr (disbelieve). Islam إسْلام also means submission (~obedience). (34. And (remember) when We said to the angels: "Prostrate yourselves before Adam.'' And ...


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Your question can be answered from tafsir ibn Kathir who refuted this and said it is among the so called israeeliyat unfortunately qtafsir didn't mention this IMO important part of the text and jumped forward quoting a long hadith :( while explaining the meaning of (2:36) ... And We said, "Go down, [all of you], as enemies to one another, and you will ...


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No one can really answer your question except Allah, then you. This is a test, but here is how you can try to figure out the cause. It is a test to all, believers and non-believers alike. Tests and tribulations are what distinguishes between one who is sincere and one who is lying. The Prophet said in this long hadith (only partially quoted): تعرض الفتن على ...


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To answer this question, we really first of all need to go through the terms you are using and define them. Also, we must go through the verses you are quoting. Then we might come to a conclusion. So as you say, doubt and waswas might not be the same thing, they might be related, but that again depends of your definition of the word waswas. What does ...


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Assuming you have prior knowledge about how authenticity of Hadith is established in Islamic scholarship: Ibn Kathir, one of the earliest and most respected commentator of the Quran mentions this tradition while commenting on verse 22:52, he says that this tradition does not come to us with any Sahih (authentic) isnad (chain of transmitters who passed it ...


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Bahirah was a practice of the pagan arabs of dedicating camels to their gods and marking them by slitting their ears. These were then left alone and neither ridden, nor milked, nor slaughtered, nor sheared for wool etc. Quran 5:103 Allah has not appointed [such innovations as] bahirah or sa'ibah or wasilah or ham. But those who disbelieve invent ...


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