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The name of the Angel of Death
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Question: It has been mentioned that [the name of] the Angel of Death is 'Izraa.eel. So is this correct or not?

Response: It is not correct to call him 'Izraa.eel, rather, it is said: Angel of Death, just as Allaah 'Azza wa Jall has said:

{Say: "The angel of death, who is set over you, will take your souls}, [Soorah as-Sajdah, Aayah 11]

...and it has not been authentically reported from the Prophet (sal-Allaahu 'alayhi wa sallam) that his name is 'Izraa.eel.

Shaykh Ibn 'Uthaymeen
I'laam al-Mu'aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn 'Uthaymeen - Page 109