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Is Hizqil (‘alayhis salam) an angel?

Question

Is Hizqil (‘alayhis salam) an angel? Please clarify.

 

Answer

I have not come across any mention of an angel named Hizqil.

‘Allamah Ibn Kathir (rahimahullah) has cited Hizqil under the section of ‘Prophets that came after Musa (‘alayhis salam)’.

(Al Bidayah Wan Nihayah, vol. 2 pg. 152)

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

 

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

 

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar