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Al-Safa (الصفا)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Al-Safa (الصفا) is a small mountain outside Makkah which together with Al-Marwah is visited during the Hajj pilgrimage. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Geographical Location
Al-Safa (الصفا)
Quranic Concept

Al-Safa is referred to in verse (2:158) of chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow):

Sahih International: Indeed, as-safa and al-Marwah are among the symbols of Allah. So whoever makes Hajj to the House or performs 'umrah - there is no blame upon him for walking between them. And whoever volunteers good - then indeed, Allah is appreciative and Knowing.

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:

Al-JudiMountainGeographical LocationAl-MarwahAl-SafaDesertEgyptHistoric LandMount ArafatMount SinaiShebaAl-Ahqaf

Concept map for Al-Safa. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept al-safa:

(instance al-safa mountain)

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