An-Nazi’at

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AN-NAZI’AT النازعات
“Those who tear out.” The title of the LXIXth Surah f the Qur’an, which opens with the verse, “By those who tear out violently,” referring to the Angel of Death and his assistants, who tear away the souls of the wicked violently, and gently release the souls of the good.

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam