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Pharaoh (فرعون)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Pharaoh (فرعون) is the name of the ruler of ancient Egypt at the time of the story of Musa in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic Person
Pharaoh (فرعون)
Quranic Concept
CategoryHistoric Person

Pharaoh is referred to in verse (2:49) of chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow):

Sahih International: And [recall] when We saved your forefathers from the people of Pharaoh, who afflicted you with the worst torment, slaughtering your [newborn] sons and keeping your females alive. And in that was a great trial from your Lord.

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:

Historic PeopleHistoric PersonChildren of IsraelCompanions of the ElephantCompanions of the RassDhul KiflDhul QarnaynGog and MagogHamanJalutKingLuqmanMadyanPharaohSamiriTalutUzair

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept pharaoh:

(instance pharaoh historic-person)

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