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Ishmael (إسماعيل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Ishmael (إسماعيل) is a noble prophet and messenger in Islam and the first born son of Ibrahim. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Ishmael (إسماعيل)
Quranic Concept

Ishmael is referred to in verse (2:125) of chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow):

Sahih International: And [mention] when We made the House a place of return for the people and [a place of] security. And take, [O believers], from the standing place of Abraham a place of prayer. And We charged Abraham and Ishmael, [saying], "Purify My House for those who perform Tawaf and those who are staying [there] for worship and those who bow and prostrate [in prayer]."

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:

HumanProphetMessengerAzraelCompanions of the CaveElijahHarutHudIblisSatanJinnIbrahimAzarIsaacIshmaelJibreelLutShuayb

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept ishmael:

(son-of ishmael ibrahim)
(instance ishmael prophet)
(instance ishmael messenger)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (12 occurances)
  • Ishmael - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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