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Quran Dictionary - ق و ب


The triliteral root qāf wāw bā (ق و ب) occurs only once in the Quran, as the noun qāb (قَاب). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.


(53:9:2) qāba(at) a distance فَكَانَ قَابَ قَوْسَيْنِ أَوْ أَدْنَىٰ

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