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Quran Dictionary - س ب غ


The triliteral root sīn bā ghayn (س ب غ) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form IV verb asbagha (أَسْبَغَ)
  • once as the noun sābighāt (سَٰبِغَٰت)

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 bestow

(31:20:13) wa-asbaghaand amply bestowed وَأَسْبَغَ عَلَيْكُمْ نِعَمَهُ ظَاهِرَةً وَبَاطِنَةً


(34:11:3) sābighātinfull coats of mail أَنِ اعْمَلْ سَابِغَاتٍ وَقَدِّرْ فِي السَّرْدِ وَاعْمَلُوا صَالِحًا

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