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Horizon (أفق)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Horizon (أفق) is one of the geographical locations mentioned the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Geographical Location
Horizon (أفق)
Quranic Concept
CategoryGeographical Location

Horizon is referred to in verse (41:53) of chapter (41) sūrat fuṣṣilat (Explained in Detail):

Sahih International: We will show them Our signs in the horizons and within themselves until it becomes clear to them that it is the truth. But is it not sufficient concerning your Lord that He is, over all things, a Witness?

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 LocationMountainGeographical LocationAl-MarwahBabylonCityMakkahDesertHellHorizonHunaynIramQiblahSijjeen

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept horizon:

(instance horizon geographical-location)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (3 occurances)
  • Horizon - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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