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Salih (صالح)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Salih (صالح) is a noble prophet in Islam who was sent to the people of Thamud. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Salih (صالح)
Quranic Concept

Salih is referred to in verse (7:73) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: And to the Thamud [We sent] their brother salih. He said, "O my people, worship Allah ; you have no deity other than Him. There has come to you clear evidence from your Lord. This is the she-camel of Allah [sent] to you as a sign. So leave her to eat within Allah 's land and do not touch her with harm, lest there seize you a painful punishment.

Visual Concept Map

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:

HumanQurayshAhmadMuhammadMessengerAnsarBedouinCompanions of the CaveElijahHudJesusLutMusaNuhRomansSalihShuaybTubbaZechariahYunusZayd

Concept map for Salih. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept salih:

(instance salih messenger)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (9 occurances)
  • Saleh - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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