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Zechariah (زكريا)

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From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Zechariah (زكريا) is a noble prophet in Islam and father of Yahya (John). Zechariah was also the guardian of Maryam (Mary). This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Human
Prophet
Zechariah (زكريا)
Quranic Concept
Zechariah
زكريا
TranslationZechariah
Transliterationzakariyyā
CategoryProphet
SonYahya


Zechariah is referred to in verse (19:7) of chapter (19) sūrat maryam (Mary):

Sahih International: [He was told], "O Zechariah, indeed We give you good tidings of a boy whose name will be John. We have not assigned to any before [this] name."


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:

ProphetAhmadMuhammadMessengerElijahElishaHarunIdrisJesusMaryamImranLutMessiahMusaNuhSalihYahyaZechariahYunus

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept zechariah:

(instance zechariah prophet)
(son-of yahya zechariah)

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