- an evil spirit or devil, the chief of the wicked jinn.
Origin of Iblis
< Arabic iblīs < Greek diábolos (see devil); di- lost by confusion with Aramaic di- of
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Examples from the Web for iblis
He was carried off by Iblis,––the porter and a few Greenbacks assisting.
The majority, and Iblis, and Juhannam––ah, come out with me to the new gods!
And in this trap of Iblis was decoy enough for a poor mouse like me.
Iblis rebelled against Allah and was expelled from Paradise.
Iblis, one of the names used in the Koran for the Spirit of Evil.La Lgende des Sicles