Iblis


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Iblis

(Eblis) Moslem prince of darkness; chief evil spirit. [Islam: Leach, 513]
See: Devil
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An alif was put in its place to carry the orphaned vowel and the word iblis appeared.
Sells introduces Hallaj's dialogue between Moses and Iblis by explaining that Hallaj characterizes God's command (amr) to Satan to bow to Adam as a test, while God's will (iradah) was otherwise (p.
Ahmad Muhammad Shakir (Cairo, 1366/1947), 10: 57, #6535; Ibn al-Jawzi, Talbis Iblis 175.
subset]] (my life/his death) as well as the jinas, or paronomasia, between hadsi/mahdus (my intuition/ instinct) are put together, the poet moves quickly to lament the death of Iblis, a symbol of the good old days of hedonism whose passing away marked the end of an era.
According to the Koran, God created Iblis from "smokeless fire" but was expelled from God's grace for not paying homage to Adam, the father mankind, as he believed man was made of earth and therefore inferior.
In the story of Nyipet, a forest deer saves a man named Nyipet who is being chased by an evil spirit (I: iblis (devil) or hantu (ghost)).
Satan appears in the Qur'an over seventy times, either as Iblis or as al-shaytan, (1) the latter sometimes accompanied by the epithet al-rajim.
Titled I'lam al-ahya' bi-ighlat al-Ihya'; he also reports about it in his book Talbis iblis.
The challenge that we have as Muslims today and everyday is that we constantly lose in our daily fight with Iblis (Devil), who has vowed that he would lead all human men and women astray to Hell as a way of revenge.
Unable to resist temptations revealed to her by Iblis (Satan), Eve ignored God's advice and ate of the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge.
That is, in Salman Rushdie's novel, The Satanic Verses, which is often considered to be narrated from the perspective of Satan, or Iblis, his Muslim equivalent.