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Sabbath (السبت)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Sabbath (السبت) is a day of the week that was specified in previous revelations before the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Calendar Event
Sabbath (السبت)
Quranic Concept
CategoryCalendar Event

Sabbath is referred to in verse (4:154) of chapter (4) sūrat l-nisāa (The Women):

Sahih International: And We raised over them the mount for [refusal of] their covenant; and We said to them, "Enter the gate bowing humbly", and We said to them, "Do not transgress on the sabbath", and We took from them a solemn covenant.

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:

Calendar EventDawnPhysical EventFridayHajjLast DayNight of DecreeRamadanSabbathUmraAl-Jahiliyah

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept sabbath:

(instance sabbath calendar-event)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (6 occurances)
  • Sabbath - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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