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Satan (الشيطان)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Satan (الشيطان) is the devil in Islamic theology, and is a jinn also known as Iblis. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Jinn (الجن)
Satan (الشيطان)
Quranic Concept
Alternative nameIblis

Satan is referred to in verse (36:60) of chapter (36) sūrat yā sīn:

Sahih International: Did I not enjoin upon you, O children of Adam, that you not worship Satan - [for] indeed, he is to you a clear enemy -

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:

HumanSentient CreationAngelAzraelBeast of the EarthChildren of AdamHarutIblisSatanJinnIbrahimIshmaelJibreelKingMalikMarutMikaeelShuayb

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept satan:

(instance satan jinn)
(name-of iblis satan)

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