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Quran Dictionary - م ل ق


The triliteral root mīm lām qāf (م ل ق) occurs twice in the Quran as the form IV verbal noun im'lāq (إِمْلَٰق). 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.

Verbal noun (form IV)

(6:151:18) im'lāqinpoverty وَلَا تَقْتُلُوا أَوْلَادَكُمْ مِنْ إِمْلَاقٍ نَحْنُ نَرْزُقُكُمْ وَإِيَّاهُمْ
(17:31:5) im'lāqin(of) poverty وَلَا تَقْتُلُوا أَوْلَادَكُمْ خَشْيَةَ إِمْلَاقٍ نَحْنُ نَرْزُقُهُمْ وَإِيَّاكُمْ

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