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Name of Jibreel (A)

Fatwaa ID: 1638

Question:
Assalaamu alaikum is this correct? Quran mentions jibreel as in 3 places. Where is JIbraeel as mentioned?
Jzkla khairan
I want to know where JibrAeel is found

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

The name Jibreel has many variants in the Arabic language as well as in the Qira’at of the Qur’aan. It comes in three places in the Qur’aan: twice in al-Baqarah and once in at-Tahreem. However, despite so many ways and options, the famous pronunciation “Jibraaeel جِبرَائيل” interestingly does not exist.

The following ways are linguistically established and correct. The first four are also established as mutawaatir Qira’at.

  1. Jibreel جِبرِيل
  2. Jabreel جَبرِيل
  3. Jabrail جَبرَئل
  4. Jabraeel جَبرَئيل
  5. Jabraail جَبرَائل
  6. Jabraill جَبرَئلَّ
  7. Jabraaeel جَبرَائيل
  8. Jibraal جِبرَال
  9. Jibraayil جِبرَايل
  10. Jabraayeel جَبرَاييل
  11. Jabreen جَبرِين
  12. Jibreen جِبرِين
  13. Jibraaeen جِبرَائين

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

01/29/1445 AH – 08/16/2023 CE | AML3-3597

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