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Quran Dictionary - س ف ع


The triliteral root sīn fā ʿayn (س ف ع) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb nasfaʿan (نَسْفَعًۢ). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Verb (form I) - to drag

(96:15:5) lanasfaʿansurely We will drag him كَلَّا لَئِنْ لَمْ يَنْتَهِ لَنَسْفَعًا بِالنَّاصِيَةِ

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