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ع ص و
Ayn-Sad-Waw
General Root Meaning
to strike with a stick. asiya/ya'sa - to take a stick, come together, collection, accumulation, amazing, gathering, assemblage, congregation. asa - staff, stick, rod, supports, nation, mastery, people, party, tongue, skin, bone. idrib bi asaka al hajer - strike with your staff on the rock, go forth with your people.
   biʿaṣāka   (1)

2:60
And when asked (for) water Musa for his people, [so] We said, "Strike with your staff the stone." Then gushed forth from it two ten (i.e twelve) springs. Indeed knew all (the) people their drinking place. "Eat and drink from (the) provision (of) Allah, and (do) not act wickedly in the earth spreading corruption."

7:160
And We divided them (into) two ten (i.e twelve) tribes (as) communities. And We inspired to Musa, when asked him for water his people, [that] "Strike with your staff the stone." Then gushed forth from it two ten (i.e twelve) springs. Certainly, knew each people their drinking place. And We shaded [on] them (with) the clouds and We sent down upon them, the Manna and the quails. "Eat from (the) good things which We have provided you." And not they wronged Us but they were (to) themselves doing wrong.

26:63
Then We inspired to Musa, [that] "Strike with your staff the sea." So it parted and became each part like the mountain [the] great.

   ʿaṣāka   (1)

7:117
And We inspired to Musa that, "Throw your staff," and suddenly it swallow(ed) what they (were) falsifying.

27:10
And, "Throw your staff." But when he saw it moving as if it (were) a snake he turned back (in) flight and (did) not look back. "O Musa! (Do) not fear. Indeed, [I] (do) not fear (in) My presence the Messengers.

28:31
And [that] throw your staff." But when he saw it moving as if it (were) a snake he turned (in) flight and (did) not return. "O Musa! Draw near and (do) not fear. Indeed, you (are) of the secure.

   ʿaṣāhu   (1)

7:107
So he threw his staff, and suddenly it (was) a serpent, manifest.

26:32
So he threw his staff and behold! It (was) a serpent, manifest.

26:45
Then threw Musa his staff and behold! It swallowed what they falsified.

   ʿaṣāya   (1)

20:18
He said, "It (is) my staff; I lean upon it, and I bring down leaves with it for my sheep, and for me in it (are) uses other."

   waʿiṣiyyahum   (1)

26:44
So they threw their ropes and their staffs and said, "By the might (of) Firaun, indeed, we surely, we (are) the victorious."

   waʿiṣiyyuhum   (1)

20:66
He said, "Nay, you throw." Then behold! Their ropes and their staffs seemed to him by their magic that they (were) moving.

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