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Quran Dictionary - ر غ ب

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The triliteral root rā ghayn bā (ر غ ب) occurs eight times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • four times as the form I verb yarghabu (يَرْغَبُ)
  • once as the noun raghab (رَغَب)
  • three times as the active participle rāghib (رَاغِب)

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 desire, to prefer

(2:130:2) yarghabuwill turn away وَمَنْ يَرْغَبُ عَنْ مِلَّةِ إِبْرَاهِيمَ إِلَّا مَنْ سَفِهَ نَفْسَهُ
(4:127:22) watarghabūnaand you desire وَتَرْغَبُونَ أَنْ تَنْكِحُوهُنَّ وَالْمُسْتَضْعَفِينَ مِنَ الْوِلْدَانِ
(9:120:15) yarghabūthey prefer أَنْ يَتَخَلَّفُوا عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ وَلَا يَرْغَبُوا بِأَنْفُسِهِمْ عَنْ نَفْسِهِ
(94:8:3) fa-ir'ghabturn your attention وَإِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَارْغَبْ

Noun

(21:90:15) raghaban(in) hope إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا يُسَارِعُونَ فِي الْخَيْرَاتِ وَيَدْعُونَنَا رَغَبًا وَرَهَبًا

Active participle

(9:59:19) rāghibūnaturn our hopes سَيُؤْتِينَا اللَّهُ مِنْ فَضْلِهِ وَرَسُولُهُ إِنَّا إِلَى اللَّهِ رَاغِبُونَ
(19:46:2) arāghibunDo you hate قَالَ أَرَاغِبٌ أَنْتَ عَنْ آلِهَتِي يَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ
(68:32:10) rāghibūnaturn devoutly عَسَىٰ رَبُّنَا أَنْ يُبْدِلَنَا خَيْرًا مِنْهَا إِنَّا إِلَىٰ رَبِّنَا رَاغِبُونَ

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds
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