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Iblis

[ib-lis]
noun Islamic Mythology.
  1. an evil spirit or devil, the chief of the wicked jinn.
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Origin of Iblis

< Arabic iblīs < Greek diábolos (see devil); di- lost by confusion with Aramaic di- of
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Historical Examples of iblis

  • He was carried off by Iblis,––the porter and a few Greenbacks assisting.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • The majority, and Iblis, and Juhannam––ah, come out with me to the new gods!

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • And in this trap of Iblis was decoy enough for a poor mouse like me.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • Iblis rebelled against Allah and was expelled from Paradise.

  • Iblis, one of the names used in the Koran for the Spirit of Evil.