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Quran Dictionary - ف ر ش


The triliteral root fā rā shīn (ف ر ش) occurs six times in the Quran, in four derived forms:

  • once as the form I verb farash (فَرَشْ)
  • three times as the noun firāsh (فِرَٰش)
  • once as the noun farāsh (فَرَاش)
  • once as the noun farsh (فَرْش)

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 spread

(51:48:2) farashnāhāWe have spread it وَالْأَرْضَ فَرَشْنَاهَا فَنِعْمَ الْمَاهِدُونَ


(2:22:5) firāshana resting place الَّذِي جَعَلَ لَكُمُ الْأَرْضَ فِرَاشًا وَالسَّمَاءَ بِنَاءً
(55:54:3) furushincouches مُتَّكِئِينَ عَلَىٰ فُرُشٍ بَطَائِنُهَا مِنْ إِسْتَبْرَقٍ وَجَنَى الْجَنَّتَيْنِ دَانٍ
(56:34:1) wafurushinAnd (on) couches وَفُرُشٍ مَرْفُوعَةٍ


(101:4:4) kal-farāshilike moths يَوْمَ يَكُونُ النَّاسُ كَالْفَرَاشِ الْمَبْثُوثِ


(6:142:4) wafarshanand (some for) meat وَمِنَ الْأَنْعَامِ حَمُولَةً وَفَرْشًا كُلُوا مِمَّا رَزَقَكُمُ اللَّهُ

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