Al-Khannas

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AL-KHANNAS الخناس
A demon mentioned in the Qur’an, Surah cxiv. (the last chapter):-
“SAY: I betake me for refuge to the Lord of men,
The God of men,
Against the mischief of the stealthily withdrawing whisperer (al-khannas),
Who wispereth in man’s breast -
Against genii and men.”

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam