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Ship (سفينة)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Ship (سفينة) is one of the man-made artifacts mentioned in the Quran. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Ship (سفينة)
Quranic Concept

Ship is referred to in verse (30:46) of chapter (30) sūrat l-rūm (The Romans):

Sahih International: And of His signs is that He sends the winds as bringers of good tidings and to let you taste His mercy and so the ships may sail at His command and so you may seek of His bounty, and perhaps you will be grateful.

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:

Ark of the CovenantArtifactArrowWeaponaryBoatPlace of WorshipCoat of MailCoinFridayInkKeyKnifeLadderLampMonasteryNoah's ArkPenShipHistoric EventAl-Jahiliyah

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept ship:

(instance ship artifact)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (21 occurances)
  • Ship - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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