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Locust (جرادة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Locust (جرادة) is one of the insects mentioned by name in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Organic Object
Biological Organism
Locust (جرادة)
Quranic Concept

Locust is referred to in verse (7:133) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: So We sent upon them the flood and locusts and lice and frogs and blood as distinct signs, but they were arrogant and were a criminal people.

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:

Biological OrganismAntInsectBeeBirdBreadFishHoneyHoopoeLocustLouseMilkMosquitoQuailSaltSpider

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept locust:

(instance locust insect)

See Also

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


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