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People of al-Hijr (أصحاب الحجر)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

People of al-Hijr (أصحاب الحجر) are a group of people who are mentioned in the Quran, as an alternative name for the people of Thamud. This category is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
People of al-Hijr (أصحاب الحجر)
Quranic Concept
People of al-Hijr
أصحاب الحجر
TranslationPeople of al-Hijr
Transliterationaṣḥābu l-ḥij'r
Parent categoryHistoric People
Alternative nameThamud

People of al-Hijr are referred to in verse (15:80) of chapter (15) sūrat l-ḥij'r (The Rocky Tract):

Sahih International: And certainly did the companions of Thamud deny the messengers.

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:

AadCompanions of the ElephantCompanions of the RassCompanions of the WoodGog and MagogPeople of al-HijrThamud

Concept map for People of al-Hijr. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept people-of-al-hijr:

(name-of people-of-al-hijr thamud)
(subclass people-of-al-hijr historic-people)

See Also

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


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