Qur'an | Word by Word | Audio | Prayer Times | Android | New : beta.quran.com
__ Sign In
 
__

Quran Dictionary - ر ح ب

__
 

The triliteral root rā ḥā bā (ر ح ب) occurs four times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • twice as the form I verb raḥubat (رَحُبَتْ)
  • twice as the noun marḥab (مَرْحَب)

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.

Verb (form I) - to be vast

(9:25:20) raḥubat(in spite) of its vastness وَضَاقَتْ عَلَيْكُمُ الْأَرْضُ بِمَا رَحُبَتْ ثُمَّ وَلَّيْتُمْ مُدْبِرِينَ
(9:118:11) raḥubatit was vast حَتَّىٰ إِذَا ضَاقَتْ عَلَيْهِمُ الْأَرْضُ بِمَا رَحُبَتْ وَضَاقَتْ عَلَيْهِمْ أَنْفُسُهُمْ

Noun

(38:59:6) marḥabanwelcome هَٰذَا فَوْجٌ مُقْتَحِمٌ مَعَكُمْ لَا مَرْحَبًا بِهِمْ إِنَّهُمْ صَالُو النَّارِ
(38:60:5) marḥabanwelcome قَالُوا بَلْ أَنْتُمْ لَا مَرْحَبًا بِكُمْ أَنْتُمْ قَدَّمْتُمُوهُ لَنَا فَبِئْسَ الْقَرَارُ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds
__