Az-Zabaniyah

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AZ-ZABANIYAH. الزبانية
Lit. “Guards.” The angels in charge of hell, of whom Malik is said to be the chief. Surah xcvi, 17, 18: “So let him call his council: we will call the guards of hell (az-Zahaniyah).”

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam