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How Did Iblis Know That There Would Be a Day of Resurrection?

Answered by Shaykh Jamir Meah Question: Assalamu alaikum. I was going through Surat A’raf where there’s an ayah: [Satan] said, “Reprieve me until the Day they are resurrected.” [Allah] said, “Indeed, you are of those reprieved.” [7:14-15]. How did Iblis know that there would be a day of resurrection at that time? Answer: In the […]

Is Iblis Really from the Jinn? Why Is Iblis Blaming Allah for Leading Him Astray?

Answered by Ustadha Rahma Ahmed Question: As it can be read in the Qur’an, Allah commands the angels to prostrate to Adam. However Iblis does not. And it clearly states that Iblis is from the Jinn. So why is Iblis held accountable for not prostrating when clearly the command is for Angels? Also why is […]

The Disbelief of Iblis and a Ranking of the Prophets, Angels, and Humankind

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: I am wondering after reading verses in the Quran about Iblees (Satan), if he is a disbeliever (i.e. he will abide in hell forever) my question is: (1) What did he actually disbelieve in; he believes in Allah and messengarship, no? (2) Is Adam (alayhi atyab as-salaam) and other […]

How Did the Devil Tempt Adam & Hawa (Eve)?

Answered by Sidi Abdullah Anik Misra Question: If the Devil (shaytan) was cast out of Heaven after refusing to bow down to Adam and refusing to show him respect, how is it that he was able to tempt Adam in heaven into disobeying Allah? Answer: Wa alaikum salam, Thank you for your question. Firstly, it […]