From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts
Constellation (البروج) is one of the astronomical objects mentioned in the Quran, although the Arabic term is also translated into English as "great stars".
This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:
Constellation is referred to in verse (15:16) of chapter (15) sūrat l-ḥij'r (The Rocky Tract):
Sahih International: And We have placed within the heaven great stars and have beautified it for the observers.
The map below shows the part of the visual ontology for this concept.
You can click on other concepts in the map for related information:
Concept map for Constellation.
Related concepts are highlighted in blue.
// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept constellation:
(instance constellation astronomical-body)
16th February, 2016
12:4 uses the word "kawkaban" translated here as stars ...
The word "siraj" is used elsewhere ..
Can "kawkaban" be planets?
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