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Mosque (مسجد)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Mosque (مسجد) is a category that refers to mosques mentioned in the Quran. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Place of Worship
Mosque (مسجد)
Quranic Concept
Parent categoryPlace of Worship

Mosque is referred to in verse (9:18) of chapter (9) sūrat l-tawbah (The Repentance):

Sahih International: The mosques of Allah are only to be maintained by those who believe in Allah and the Last Day and establish prayer and give zakah and do not fear except Allah , for it is expected that those will be of the [rightly] guided.

Related Concepts

There are 3 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:

ArrowWeaponaryChurchPlace of WorshipCoat of MailKaabaMosqueMasjid al-AqsaMasjid al-HaramMonasterySynagogue

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept mosque:

(subclass mosque place-of-worship)
(instance kaaba mosque)
(instance masjid-al-aqsa mosque)
(instance masjid-al-haram mosque)

See Also

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


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