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According to the various tafsirs of the Holy Quran, there are 5 children of Iblis who have been assigned different tasks. Here is a detail of the five children of Shaitan;
Dasim – دَاسِم
Dasim is the child of Iblis who is missioned to enter the homes of people and create conflicts. He lives with the family, eats with them, and creates problems between husband and wife.
It is said that such a devil enters the house where the male members of the house do not say السلام عليكم to their family members when they enter the house.
Aawar – أَعْوَر
Aawar is the son of shaitan who has the duty of normalizing one of the biggest sins which are Adultery and fornication. He does this by making adultery beautiful to the people. The word Aawar has an Arabic connotation that means one-eyed.
Misout – مِسْوَط
Misout is a child of Iblis who assures that people create and spread false news and be noisy. He assures that baseless news is created and spread.
Thabar – ثَبر
Thabar is the son of Shaitan who is missioned upon making people forgo the Islamic teachings and go back to the pre-Islamic era. He is also responsible for calamities.
Zalanpur – زَلَنْبُور
Zalanpur is the son of Iblis who has different tasks to perform. Not only he makes husbands view the faults of their wives, but also causes division among the people.
He is in the markets and places his head between heaven and earth. He makes people ungrateful and complaining.
- Source: Tafsir by AlUsi.