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Children of Israel (بنى إسرائيل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Children of Israel (بنى إسرائيل) are mentioned in the Quran when referring to the Israelites. According to Islamic belief, the twelve tribes of Israel are the descendents of Yaqub (Jacob, also known as Israel), who was the son of Isaac. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Children of Israel (بنى إسرائيل)
Quranic Concept
Children of Israel
بنى إسرائيل
TranslationChildren of Israel
Transliterationbanī is'rāīl
Parent categoryHistoric People

Children of Israel are referred to in verse (2:40) of chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow):

Sahih International: O Children of Israel, remember My favor which I have bestowed upon you and fulfill My covenant [upon you] that I will fulfill your covenant [from Me], and be afraid of [only] Me.

Visual Concept Map

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Historic PeopleHumanHistoric PersonBedouinChildren of AdamChildren of IsraelCompanions of the CaveCompanions of the ElephantCompanions of the RassGog and MagogHamanKingMadyanThamudPharaohRomansShuaybTubbaUzair

Concept map for Children of Israel. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept children-of-israel:

(subclass children-of-israel historic-people)

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