The triliteral root hamza bā qāf (أ ب ق) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb abaqa (أَبَقَ). 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 run away, to flee
|(37:140:2) abaqa||he ran away||إِذْ أَبَقَ إِلَى الْفُلْكِ الْمَشْحُونِ|
- Lane's Lexicon - Classical Arabic dictionary