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Quran Dictionary - ث ب ر


The triliteral root thā bā rā (ث ب ر) occurs five times in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • four times as the noun thubūr (ثُبُور)
  • once as the passive participle mathbūr (مَثْبُور)

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.


(25:13:9) thubūran(for) destruction وَإِذَا أُلْقُوا مِنْهَا مَكَانًا ضَيِّقًا مُقَرَّنِينَ دَعَوْا هُنَالِكَ ثُبُورًا
(25:14:4) thubūran(for) destruction لَا تَدْعُوا الْيَوْمَ ثُبُورًا وَاحِدًا
(25:14:7) thubūran(for) destructions وَادْعُوا ثُبُورًا كَثِيرًا
(84:11:3) thubūran(for) destruction فَسَوْفَ يَدْعُو ثُبُورًا

Passive participle

(17:102:15) mathbūran(you are) destroyed وَإِنِّي لَأَظُنُّكَ يَا فِرْعَوْنُ مَثْبُورًا

See Also

Language Research Group
University of Leeds