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Earth (أرض)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Earth (أرض) is mentioned in many verses of the Quran as the dwelling of humanity in the worldly life. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Astronomical Body
Earth (أرض)
Quranic Concept
CategoryAstronomical Body

Earth is referred to in verse (7:54) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: Indeed, your Lord is Allah , who created the heavens and earth in six days and then established Himself above the Throne. He covers the night with the day, [another night] chasing it rapidly; and [He created] the sun, the moon, and the stars, subjected by His command. Unquestionably, His is the creation and the command; blessed is Allah , Lord of the worlds.

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:

Afterlife EventEventAstronomical BodyChristianityConstellationPhysical EventDay of ResurrectionEarthJudaismLast DayMoonStarSiriusSunHistoric Event

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept earth:

(instance earth astronomical-body)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (409 occurances)
  • Earth - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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