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Quran Dictionary - و ب ق


The triliteral root wāw bā qāf (و ب ق) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form IV verb yūbiq (يُوبِقْ)
  • once as the noun mawbiq (مَّوْبِق)

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

(42:34:2) yūbiq'hunnaHe could destroy them أَوْ يُوبِقْهُنَّ بِمَا كَسَبُوا وَيَعْفُ عَنْ كَثِيرٍ


(18:52:13) mawbiqana barrier فَدَعَوْهُمْ فَلَمْ يَسْتَجِيبُوا لَهُمْ وَجَعَلْنَا بَيْنَهُمْ مَوْبِقًا

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