Azrael


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Azrael

(ăz`rāĕl) [Heb.,=help of god], in the Qur'an, angel of death, who severs the soul from the body. The name and the concept were borrowed from Judaism.

Azrael

watches over the dying and takes the soul; will himself be the last to die. [Islamic Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 60]
See: Angel

Azrael

angel of death; separates the soul from the body. [Islamic Myth.: Walsh Classical, 41]
See: Death
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The first story, based on Ibn Abi Hind, refers to the mortal as Solomon's cousin and to Azrael as Solomon's friend (Al-Asbahani 901-04).
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The troops were gathered around a famous bearded militia fighter who refers to himself as Abu Azrael, or the Father of the Angel of Death, saying his catchphrase "illa tahin" - meaning he will crush ISIS militants like flour.
Comparativement aux personnes qui expriment leurs roles et comportements en concordance avec les stereotypes traditionnels de genre, les jeunes trans sont plus a risque de vivre de la violence (Almeida, Johnson, Corliss, Molnar et Azrael, 2009; Grossman et D'Augelli, 2006, 2007; McGuire, Anderson, Toomey et Russell, 2010) et d'en voir leur sante mentale affectee (Grossman et D'Augelli, 2006).
Abu Azrael - nicknamed the Angel of Death - is a commander with the the Imam Ali brigade, an Iraqi Shi'a militia group sponsored by Iran.
Frank Brown, un erudito y un decadente--hoy a todo el mundo se llama asi --ha asegurado que solamente a Azrael, obedecen seiscientas legiones de demonios (46).
And what about Azrael, the old man who lives in the catacombs under Paris?
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