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Companions of the Wood (أصحاب الأيكة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Companions of the Wood (أصحاب الأيكة) is a name used in the Quran to refer to a group of people from the nation of Shuayb. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Companions of the Wood (أصحاب الأيكة)
Quranic Concept
Companions of the Wood
أصحاب الأيكة
TranslationThe Companions the Wood
Transliterationaṣḥābu l-aykah
Parent categoryHistoric People

Companions of the Wood is referred to in verse (15:78) of chapter (15) sūrat l-ḥij'r (The Rocky Tract):

Sahih International: And the companions of the thicket were [also] wrongdoers.

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 MagogPeople of al-HijrThamudRomansTubbaUmm Jamil

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

Knowledge Base

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

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

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (4 occurances)
  • Shoaib - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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