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Quran Dictionary - ه ز م


The triliteral root hā zāy mīm (ه ز م) occurs three times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • twice as the form I verb hazamu (هَزَمُ)
  • once as the passive participle mahzūm (مَهْزُوم)

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 defeat

(2:251:1) fahazamūhumSo they defeated them فَهَزَمُوهُمْ بِإِذْنِ اللَّهِ وَقَتَلَ دَاوُودُ جَالُوتَ
(54:45:1) sayuh'zamuSoon will be defeated سَيُهْزَمُ الْجَمْعُ وَيُوَلُّونَ الدُّبُرَ

Passive participle

(38:11:4) mahzūmun(they will be) defeated جُنْدٌ مَا هُنَالِكَ مَهْزُومٌ مِنَ الْأَحْزَابِ

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