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Quran Dictionary - م ح ق


The triliteral root mīm ḥā qāf (م ح ق) occurs twice in the Quran as the form I verb yamḥaqu (يَمْحَقُ). 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 destroy

(2:276:1) yamḥaquDestroys يَمْحَقُ اللَّهُ الرِّبَا وَيُرْبِي الصَّدَقَاتِ
(3:141:5) wayamḥaqaand destroy وَلِيُمَحِّصَ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَيَمْحَقَ الْكَافِرِينَ

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