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Paradise (الجنة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Paradise (الجنة) is the place of reward and peace in the afterlife. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Afterlife Location
Paradise (الجنة)
Quranic Concept
CategoryAfterlife Location
Alternative namesFirdous
Garden of Eden

Paradise is referred to in verse (16:32) of chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees):

Sahih International: The ones whom the angels take in death, [being] good and pure; [the angels] will say, "Peace be upon you. Enter Paradise for what you used to do."

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:

Afterlife LocationBabylonGolden CalfFirdousParadiseGarden of EdenHellLadhaLote TreeSalsabilSaqarSijjeenZaqqum

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept paradise:

(instance paradise afterlife-location)
(name-of firdous paradise)
(name-of garden-of-eden paradise)
(part-of lote-tree paradise)
(part-of salsabil paradise)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (58 occurances)
  • Jannah - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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