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Quran Dictionary - ح س د


The triliteral root ḥā sīn dāl (ح س د) occurs five times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • three times as the form I verb ḥasada (حَسَدَ)
  • once as the noun ḥasad (حَسَد)
  • once as the active participle ḥāsid (حَاسِد)

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 envy

(4:54:2) yaḥsudūnaare they jealous أَمْ يَحْسُدُونَ النَّاسَ عَلَىٰ مَا آتَاهُمُ اللَّهُ مِنْ فَضْلِهِ
(48:15:25) taḥsudūnanāyou envy us فَسَيَقُولُونَ بَلْ تَحْسُدُونَنَا
(113:5:5) ḥasadahe envies وَمِنْ شَرِّ حَاسِدٍ إِذَا حَسَدَ


(2:109:12) ḥasadan(out of) jealousy لَوْ يَرُدُّونَكُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِ إِيمَانِكُمْ كُفَّارًا حَسَدًا مِنْ عِنْدِ أَنْفُسِهِمْ

Active participle

(113:5:3) ḥāsidin(of) an envier وَمِنْ شَرِّ حَاسِدٍ إِذَا حَسَدَ

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