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Messiah (المسيح)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Messiah (المسيح) is a name used in the Quran for Jesus. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Messiah (المسيح)
Quranic Concept
TranslationThe Messiah
Alternative nameJesus

Messiah is referred to in verse (3:45) of chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān):

Sahih International: [And mention] when the angels said, "O Mary, indeed Allah gives you good tidings of a word from Him, whose name will be the Messiah, Jesus, the son of Mary - distinguished in this world and the Hereafter and among those brought near [to Allah].

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:

ProphetQurayshAhmadMuhammadMessengerBedouinCompanions of the CaveHudJesusMaryamImranLutMessiahMusaNuhRomansSalihTubbaUmm JamilYahyaZechariahYunusZayd

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept messiah:

(name-of messiah jesus)
(instance messiah prophet)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (11 occurances)
  • Masih - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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