Torturers of Sinners, Forces of Hell, Angels of Punishment
Nineteen Angels of Hell (equals or superiors)
The Zabaniyya are said to have frightening exteriors and are most easily identified by the flames that constantly leap from their mouths.
- Assist the angels of death, including Azrael, seizing the souls of the unjust
- As hellhounds (in Turkic lore) who reside in the underworld and torture sinners
- One of the Zabaniyya is ordered to show Muhammad the punishments of hell as means to deter him from committing sinful acts