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Bread (خبز)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Bread (خبز) is one of the foods mentioned the Quran.

Bread is mentioned in the Quran, during the story of the prophet Yusuf (Joseph).

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

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Bread (خبز)
Quranic Concept

Bread is referred to in verse (12:36) of chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph):

Sahih International: And there entered the prison with him two young men. One of them said, "Indeed, I have seen myself [in a dream] pressing wine." The other said, "Indeed, I have seen myself carrying upon my head [some] bread, from which the birds were eating. Inform us of its interpretation; indeed, we see you to be of those who do good."

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:

Biological OrganismBreadFoodCarrionDiseaseFishGrainHeartHoneyLocustMeatMilkPorkSaltWine

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept bread:

(instance bread food)

See Also

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


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