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Jinn (الجن)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Jinn (الجن) is a category in the ontology which refers to the creations of Allah mentioned in the Quran known as the jinn. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Jinn (الجن)
Quranic Concept
Parent categorySentient Creation

Jinn is referred to in verse (55:15) of chapter (55) sūrat l-raḥmān (The Most Gracious):

Sahih International: And He created the jinn from a smokeless flame of fire.

Related Concepts

There are 2 concepts in this category:

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:

HumanSentient CreationAngelAzraelBeast of the EarthChildren of AdamHarutIblisSatanJinnIbrahimIshmaelJibreelKingMalikMarutMikaeel

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept jinn:

(subclass jinn sentient-creation)
(instance iblis jinn)
(instance satan jinn)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (32 occurances)
  • Genie - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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