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Genies or jinns or djinns are supposed to be magical beings with free will.
Together, the jinn, humans and angels make up the three wise creations of God. Like human beings, the jinn can be good, evil, or from now have free will like humans and unlike angels.
In movies and on television[change | change source]
- A genie who lives in an lamp can be seen in the famous story Aladdin. When the lamp is rubbed, the genie appears from the lamp with a cloud of dust. He has the power to grant wishes.
- I Dream of Jeannie was a popular television series in the 1960s about a female genie, named Jeannie.