IBLIS , or EBLis, in Moslem
See also:mythology the counterpart of the Christian and Jewish devil . He figures oftener in the
See also:Koran under the name Shaitan, Iblis being mentioned r 1 times, whereas Shaitan appears in 87 passages . He is chief of the
See also:spirits of evil, and his
See also:personality is adapted to that of his Jewish prototype . Iblis rebelled against
See also:Allah and was expelled from
See also:Paradise . The Koranic
See also:legend is that his fall was a punishment for his refusal to worship
See also:Adam . Condemned to
See also:death he was afterwards respited till the
See also:day (Koran vii . 13) . See Gustav Well, The Bible, the Koran and the
See also:Talmud (
See also:London, 1846) .
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