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Quran Dictionary - ج ل ب


The triliteral root jīm lām bā (ج ل ب) occurs twice in the Quran, in two derived forms:

  • once as the form IV verb ajlib (أَجْلِبْ)
  • once as the noun jalābīb (جَلَٰبِيب)

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 raise

(17:64:6) wa-ajliband assault وَأَجْلِبْ عَلَيْهِمْ بِخَيْلِكَ وَرَجِلِكَ


(33:59:11) jalābībihinnatheir outer garments يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُلْ لِأَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنَاتِكَ وَنِسَاءِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ يُدْنِينَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِنْ جَلَابِيبِهِنَّ

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