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Bedouin (أعراب)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Bedouin (أعراب) are mentioned several times in the Quran. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Bedouin (أعراب)
Quranic Concept
Parent categoryHistoric People

Bedouin are referred to in verse (9:97) of chapter (9) sūrat l-tawbah (The Repentance):

Sahih International: The bedouins are stronger in disbelief and hypocrisy and more likely not to know the limits of what [laws] Allah has revealed to His Messenger. And Allah is Knowing and Wise.

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:

Historic PeopleAbu LahabQurayshAhmadMuhammadMessengerAnsarBedouinChildren of IsraelCompanions of the CaveCompanions of the PitCompanions of the WoodGog and MagogHudMadyanMessiahRomansSalihTubbaUmm JamilZayd

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept bedouin:

(subclass bedouin historic-people)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (10 occurances)
  • Bedouin - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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