The Mortality of The Jinns

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Fatwa ID: 03438


Answered by: Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza​


Are jinns mortal or immortal?


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful




كُلُّ مَنْ عَلَيْهَا فَانٍ

وَيَبْقَىٰ وَجْهُ رَبِّكَ ذُو الْجَلَالِ وَالْإِكْرَامِ

“Everyone upon the earth will perish,

And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honor.”

(Surah ar-Rahmaan, Verses 26-27)


In his tafsir of these verses, Ibn Kathir explains-

“Allah states that all the residents of the earth will perish and die. The residents of the heavens will die, except whomever Allah wills.”


Therefore, we can conclude that the jinns are mortal and will also die.


Only Allah knows best

Written by Alimah Nasima Umm Hamza

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

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