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Quran Dictionary - ف ز ز


The triliteral root fā zāy zāy (ف ز ز) occurs three times in the Quran as the form X verb yastafizza (يَسْتَفِزَّ). 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 X) - to incite, to scare, to drive out

(17:64:1) wa-is'tafzizAnd incite وَاسْتَفْزِزْ مَنِ اسْتَطَعْتَ مِنْهُمْ بِصَوْتِكَ
(17:76:3) layastafizzūnaka(to) scare you وَإِنْ كَادُوا لَيَسْتَفِزُّونَكَ مِنَ الْأَرْضِ لِيُخْرِجُوكَ مِنْهَا
(17:103:3) yastafizzahumdrive them out فَأَرَادَ أَنْ يَسْتَفِزَّهُمْ مِنَ الْأَرْضِ فَأَغْرَقْنَاهُ وَمَنْ مَعَهُ جَمِيعًا

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