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King (ملك)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

King (ملك) is a category that refers to kings who are mentioned in the Quran. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
King (ملك)
Quranic Concept
Parent categoryHuman

King is referred to in verse (12:43) of chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph):

Sahih International: And [subsequently] the king said, "Indeed, I have seen [in a dream] seven fat cows being eaten by seven [that were] lean, and seven green spikes [of grain] and others [that were] dry. O eminent ones, explain to me my vision, if you should interpret visions."

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:

HumanHistoric PersonBeast of the EarthChildren of AdamChildren of IsraelCompanions of the CaveCompanions of the RassDhul QarnaynGog and MagogHamanIblisSatanJinnKingMadyanRomansShuayb

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept king:

(subclass king human)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (15 occurances)
  • King - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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