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Forehead (جبهة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Forehead (جبهة) is one of the parts of the body mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Body Part
Forehead (جبهة)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Forehead is referred to in verse (9:35) of chapter (9) sūrat l-tawbah (The Repentance):

Sahih International: The Day when it will be heated in the fire of Hell and seared therewith will be their foreheads, their flanks, and their backs, [it will be said], "This is what you hoarded for yourselves, so taste what you used to hoard."

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:

Body PartBoneCamelCowDiseaseEarEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeartHeelLeprosyLipSnoutTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept forehead:

(instance forehead body-part)

See Also

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


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