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Quran Dictionary - و ف ق


The triliteral root wāw fā qāf (و ف ق) occurs four times in the Quran, in three derived forms:

  • once as the form II verb yuwaffiqi (يُوَفِّقِ)
  • twice as the form II verbal noun tawfīq (تَوْفِيق)
  • once as the form III verbal noun wifāq (وِفَاق)

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 II) - to cause reconciliation

(4:35:15) yuwaffiqiwill cause reconciliation إِنْ يُرِيدَا إِصْلَاحًا يُوَفِّقِ اللَّهُ بَيْنَهُمَا

Verbal noun (form II)

(4:62:16) watawfīqanand reconciliation ثُمَّ جَاءُوكَ يَحْلِفُونَ بِاللَّهِ إِنْ أَرَدْنَا إِلَّا إِحْسَانًا وَتَوْفِيقًا
(11:88:29) tawfīqī(is) my success إِنْ أُرِيدُ إِلَّا الْإِصْلَاحَ مَا اسْتَطَعْتُ وَمَا تَوْفِيقِي إِلَّا بِاللَّهِ

Verbal noun (form III)

(78:26:2) wifāqanappropriate جَزَاءً وِفَاقًا

See Also

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