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Israel (إسرائيل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Israel (إسرائيل) is the name of the noble prophet Yaqub (Jacob) that is used when referring to the Israelites, known as the Children of Israel in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Israel (إسرائيل)
Quranic Concept
Alternative nameYaqub

Israel is referred to in verse (3:93) of chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān):

Sahih International: All food was lawful to the Children of Israel except what Israel had made unlawful to himself before the Torah was revealed. Say, [O Muhammad], "So bring the Torah and recite it, if you should be truthful."

Visual Concept Map

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept israel:

(name-of israel yaqub)
(instance israel prophet)

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