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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In explaining to his second son the inevitability of death, the father narrates "The Story of Azrael and Solomon" (60-1).
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).
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2011) o pobreza concentrada y falta de eficacia colectiva en este (Jain, Buka, Subramanian & Molnar, 2010; Rothman, Johnson, Young, Weinberg, Azrael & Molnar, 2011).
2004; Rothman, Johnson, Azrael, Hall, & Weinberg, 2010; Simonelli, Mullis, Elliot, & Pierce, 2002), o envolvimento em comportamentos pre-delinquentes, como o uso de drogas ou a posse de armas (Rothman et al.
La ciudad en la que tiene lugar el encuentro con la muerte (o con el angel de la muerte, Azrael, segun algunas versiones) puede cambiar de una version a otra: casi siempre es Bagdad pero otras veces es Bathsheba.
The image Adams uses above all for this is a butterfly, and it appears even in Azrael at the east.
Ingaz (the Salvation regime) has just reset its mileage to zero and started a new cycle, and will do so repeatedly till Azrael (the Archangel of Death) calls for the Apocalypse, he boasted.
Grup uyeleri kimi ozellikleri nedeniyle (ornegin gocmen olmalari, engelli olmalari, LGBT olmalari) ayrimciliga ugradiklarini hissettiklerinde bu deneyime olumsuz duygusal tepkiler gosterebilmektedirler (Almeida, Johnson, Corliss, Molnar & Azrael, 2009).
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