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Intestine (أمعاء)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Intestine (أمعاء) 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
Intestine (أمعاء)
Quranic Concept
CategoryBody Part

Intestine is referred to in verse (47:15) of chapter (47) sūrat muḥammad:

Sahih International: Is the description of Paradise, which the righteous are promised, wherein are rivers of water unaltered, rivers of milk the taste of which never changes, rivers of wine delicious to those who drink, and rivers of purified honey, in which they will have from all [kinds of] fruits and forgiveness from their Lord, like [that of] those who abide eternally in the Fire and are given to drink scalding water that will sever their intestines?

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:

AlaqOrganic ObjectBody PartBoneBreast BoneEmbryoEyeFingerForeheadForelockIntestineHeartHeelSnoutTongueWing

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept intestine:

(instance intestine body-part)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (2 occurances)
  • Intestine - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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