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Quran Dictionary - س ح ت


The triliteral root sīn ḥā tā (س ح ت) occurs four times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form IV verb yus'ḥita (يُسْحِتَ)
  • three times as the noun suḥ't (سُّحْت)

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 IV) - to destroy

(20:61:10) fayus'ḥitakumlest He will destroy you لَا تَفْتَرُوا عَلَى اللَّهِ كَذِبًا فَيُسْحِتَكُمْ بِعَذَابٍ


(5:42:4) lilssuḥ'tiof the forbidden سَمَّاعُونَ لِلْكَذِبِ أَكَّالُونَ لِلسُّحْتِ
(5:62:9) l-suḥ'tathe forbidden وَتَرَىٰ كَثِيرًا مِنْهُمْ يُسَارِعُونَ فِي الْإِثْمِ وَالْعُدْوَانِ وَأَكْلِهِمُ السُّحْتَ
(5:63:9) l-suḥ'ta(of) the forbidden لَوْلَا يَنْهَاهُمُ الرَّبَّانِيُّونَ وَالْأَحْبَارُ عَنْ قَوْلِهِمُ الْإِثْمَ وَأَكْلِهِمُ السُّحْتَ

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