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Baal (بعل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Baal (بعل) is the name of a false deity mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
False Deity
Baal (بعل)
Quranic Concept
CategoryFalse Deity

Baal is referred to in verse (37:125) of chapter (37) sūrat l-ṣāfāt (Those Ranges in Ranks):

Sahih International: Do you call upon Ba'l and leave the best of creators -

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:

Afterlife LocationAl-UzzaFalse DeityAllahAllah's ThroneAllatGolden CalfIdolManatNasrSuwaTorahWaddYaghuthYauqZaburBaal

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept baal:

(instance baal false-deity)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (1 occurance)
  • Baal - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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