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Zabur (زبور)


From the Quranic Arabic Corpus - Ontology of Quranic Concepts

Zabur (زبور) is the name of the holy book revealed by God to David (the Book of Psalms), according to Islamic belief. This concept is part of the following classification in the ontology:

Concept (root)
Holy Book
Zabur (زبور)
Quranic Concept
TranslationBook of Psalms
CategoryHoly Book

Zabur is referred to in verse (4:163) of chapter (4) sūrat l-nisāa (The Women):

Sahih International: Indeed, We have revealed to you, [O Muhammad], as We revealed to Noah and the prophets after him. And we revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, the Descendants, Jesus, Job, Jonah, Aaron, and Solomon, and to David We gave the book [of Psalms].

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:

Al-UzzaFalse DeityAllahAllah's ThroneAllatColorPhysical AttributeHoly BookInjeelNasrQuranSuwaTorahYaghuthYauqZaburBaal

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

Knowledge Base

// Predicate logic relations for the ontology concept zabur:

(instance zabur holy-book)

See Also

  • Verse List - Show other verses related to this concept in the Quran (3 occurances)
  • Zabur - Wikipedia article
  • Quran Index - Index of Quranic concepts


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