How Iblis Became Syaithan: Syaikh Hamza Yusuf’s Commentary on Surah al A’raf (7:11-18)

Lakukan Islamisasi Atau Ikut Arus Sains barat Sekuler How this all started is a really interesting story. How did we get here? This story that happened, this primal story is still going on. It’s still being played out again and again and it’s in surah al a’raf. The story is a story about two creatures, Adam and Iblis. The dominant opinion is that he was a Jinn but he was allowed in to the court of the angels (the angelic court). (7:11) وَلَقَدْ خَلَقْنَاكُمْ ثُمَّ صَوَّرْنَاكُمْ ثُمَّ قُلْنَا لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ اسْجُدُوا لِآدَمَ فَسَجَدُوا إِلَّا إِبْلِيسَ لَمْ يَكُن مِّنَ السَّاجِدِينَ “And We have certainly created you, [O Mankind], and given you [human] form. Then We said to the angels, “Prostrate to Adam”; […]