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Quran Dictionary - ز ل م


The triliteral root zāy lām mīm (ز ل م) occurs twice in the Quran as the noun azlām (أَزْلَٰم). 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.


(5:3:28) bil-azlāmiby divining arrows وَأَنْ تَسْتَقْسِمُوا بِالْأَزْلَامِ ذَٰلِكُمْ فِسْقٌ
(5:90:8) wal-azlāmuand divining arrows إِنَّمَا الْخَمْرُ وَالْمَيْسِرُ وَالْأَنْصَابُ وَالْأَزْلَامُ رِجْسٌ

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