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Quran Dictionary - ح و ج


The triliteral root ḥā wāw jīm (ح و ج) occurs three times in the Quran as the noun ḥājat (حَاجَة). The translations below are brief glosses intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on a word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.


(12:68:16) ḥājatan(it was) a need إِلَّا حَاجَةً فِي نَفْسِ يَعْقُوبَ قَضَاهَا
(40:80:6) ḥājatana need وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا مَنَافِعُ وَلِتَبْلُغُوا عَلَيْهَا حَاجَةً فِي صُدُورِكُمْ
(59:9:15) ḥājatanany want وَلَا يَجِدُونَ فِي صُدُورِهِمْ حَاجَةً مِمَّا أُوتُوا

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