Unseen beings, who, like humans, are given the power to choose
between right and wrong,
Surah 72 is surat Al-Jinn.
See here for more information on the origin of this word.
See this article on the nature of jinn.
The most important of the jinn is Satan.
"From Abdu-Allah Ibn Massoud; Mohammed the messenger of God said "everyone one of you has a companion from Angels and Jinn." Even you the Messenger of God? "Even me, but Allah has helped me and my Jinn companion became Muslim, therefore he only advises me to do good" (Ahmed Bahgat, "The Prophets of God" or "Anbi'a Allah", p.386. Ahmed is an Egyptian)QN: If his jinn became Muslim, did Mohammed carry out evil orders before his jinn became Muslim? What about ordinary Muslims? See Muhammand and Idolatry.
Question: Can Muhammad forgive sins beside Allah?
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