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Umm Jamil (أم جميل)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Umm Jamil (أم جميل) is the wife of Abu Lahab, and is referred to in the Quran as an enemy of Islam. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Living Creation
Sentient Creation
Historic People
Quraysh (قريش)
Umm Jamil (أم جميل)
Quranic Concept
Umm Jamil
أم جميل
TranslationUmm Jamil
Transliterationumm jamīl
HusbandAbu Lahab

Umm Jamil is referred to in verse (111:4) of chapter (111) sūrat l-masad (The Palm Fibre):

Sahih International: And his wife [as well] - the carrier of firewood.

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 PeopleAbu LahabQurayshAhmadMuhammadMessengerAnsarBedouinCompanions of the CaveCompanions of the PitCompanions of the WoodGog and MagogHudMessiahRomansSalihTubbaUmm JamilZayd

Concept map for Umm Jamil. Related concepts are highlighted in blue.

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept umm-jamil:

(wife-of umm-jamil abu-lahab)
(instance umm-jamil quraysh)

See Also

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


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