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Quran Dictionary - أ ب ق


The triliteral root hamza bā qāf (أ ب ق) occurs only once in the Quran, as the form I verb abaqa (أَبَقَ). The translation below is a brief gloss intended as a guide to meaning. An Arabic word may have a range of meanings depending on context. Click on the word for more linguistic information, or to suggestion a correction.

Verb (form I) - to run away, to flee

(37:140:2) abaqahe ran away إِذْ أَبَقَ إِلَى الْفُلْكِ الْمَشْحُونِ

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