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Boat (سفينة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Boat (سفينة) is one of the man-made artifacts mentioned in the Quran.

Sailing using the winds is mentioned as one of the signs of Allah.

This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Boat (سفينة)
Quranic Concept

Boat is referred to in verse (10:22) of chapter (10) sūrat yūnus (Jonah):

Sahih International: It is He who enables you to travel on land and sea until, when you are in ships and they sail with them by a good wind and they rejoice therein, there comes a storm wind and the waves come upon them from everywhere and they assume that they are surrounded, supplicating Allah , sincere to Him in religion, "If You should save us from this, we will surely be among the thankful."

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:

Ark of the CovenantArtifactArrowWeaponaryBoatPlace of WorshipCoinInkKeyKnifeLadderLampMineralMonasteryNoah's ArkPenShipAl-Jahiliyah

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept boat:

(instance boat artifact)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (3 occurances)
  • Boat - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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