Qur'an | Word by Word | Audio | Prayer Times
__ Sign In

Companions of the Pit (أصحاب الأخدود)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Companions of the Pit (أصحاب الأخدود) are a group of people who are mentioned in the Quran. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Companions of the Pit (أصحاب الأخدود)
Quranic Concept
Companions of the Pit
أصحاب الأخدود
TranslationCompanions of the Pit
Transliterationaṣḥābu l-ukh'dūd
Parent categoryHistoric People

Companions of the Pit are referred to in verse (85:4) of chapter (85) sūrat l-burūj (The Big Stars):

Sahih International: Cursed were the companions of the trench

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:

AadHistoric PeopleAbu LahabQurayshAnsarBedouinCompanions of the CaveCompanions of the ElephantCompanions of the PitCompanions of the RassCompanions of the WoodGog and MagogHudThamudRomansTubbaUmm JamilZayd

Concept map for Companions of the Pit. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept companions-of-the-pit:

(subclass companions-of-the-pit historic-people)

See Also

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


You can sign in to add a message if this information could be improved or requires discussion.

Language Research Group
University of Leeds