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Quran Dictionary - ب خ ع


The triliteral root bā khā ʿayn (ب خ ع) occurs twice in the Quran as the active participle bākhiʿ (بَٰخِع). 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.

Active participle

(18:6:2) bākhiʿunthe one who kills فَلَعَلَّكَ بَاخِعٌ نَفْسَكَ عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ
(26:3:2) bākhiʿun(would) kill لَعَلَّكَ بَاخِعٌ نَفْسَكَ أَلَّا يَكُونُوا مُؤْمِنِينَ

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