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Bone (عظم)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Bone (عظم) is mentioned in the Quran most often in reference to man being resurrected after becoming dust and bones.

The decay of man into dust and bones is mentioned in the Quran.

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

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Body Part
Bone (عظم)
Quranic Concept
Parent categoryBody Part

Bone is referred to in verse (23:82) of chapter (23) sūrat l-mu'minūn (The Believers):

Sahih International: They said, "When we have died and become dust and bones, are we indeed to be resurrected?

Related Concepts

There is 1 concept in this category:

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:

Organic ObjectBody PartBoneBreast BoneEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeelSnoutTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept bone:

(subclass bone body-part)
(instance breast-bone bone)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (12 occurances)
  • Bone - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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