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Magians (المجوس)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Magians (المجوس) are one of the religious groups mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Magians (المجوس)
Quranic Concept

Magians are referred to in verse (22:17) of chapter (22) sūrat l-ḥaj (The Pilgrimage):

Sahih International: Indeed, those who have believed and those who were Jews and the Sabeans and the Christians and the Magians and those who associated with Allah - Allah will judge between them on the Day of Resurrection. Indeed Allah is, over all things, Witness.

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:

LocationFalse DeityAllah's ThroneAllatIdolChristianityReligionWeather PhenomenaConstellationIslamJudaismManatSabiansSiriusWaddMagians

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept magians:

(instance magians religion)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (1 occurance)
  • Magi - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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