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Shuayb (شعيب)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Shuayb (شعيب) is a noble prophet in Islam who is considered by many to be synonymous with the Biblical figure of Jethro. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Shuayb (شعيب)
Quranic Concept

Shuayb is referred to in verse (7:85) of chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights):

Sahih International: And to [the people of] Madyan [We sent] their brother Shu'ayb. He said, "O my people, worship Allah ; you have no deity other than Him. There has come to you clear evidence from your Lord. So fulfill the measure and weight and do not deprive people of their due and cause not corruption upon the earth after its reformation. That is better for you, if you should be believers.

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 PeopleHumanMuhammadMessengerChildren of AdamChildren of IsraelCompanions of the CaveElijahHudIblisSatanIshmaelKingLutMadyanMusaNuhRomansSalihShuaybTubba

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept shuayb:

(instance shuayb messenger)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (11 occurances)
  • Shoaib - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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