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ب ر ق
General Root Meaning
Shining, gleaming or glistening (e.g. the dawn, a sword)
Threatening or menacing
A female beautifying and adorning herself or showing and presenting herself and/or exhibiting her beauty
A star rising or a constellation (e.g. Pleiades)
Eyes/sight glistening, fixedly open (e.g. by reason of fright), sights confused, astonished, stupefied or dazzled, sight becoming weak, opening eyes and looking hard, intently or sharply
Decorating or adorning (e.g. a place)
Journeying far
Rugged ground in which stones, sand and earth are mixed together (the stones being of mixed/varied colors on whitish earth)
A mountain mixed with sand
Locusts with variegated colors
A certain type of beast the apostle rode on the ascension to heaven called so because of the hue, brightness and quickness of motion it had akin to lightning
A certain kind of plant camels feed on in times of necessity
Anything having blackness and whiteness together
An ewer having a long slender spout and a handle
A bow with different colors
Silk brocade closely woven with gold or closely woven cloth of thick silk
   is'tabraqin   (1)

Reclining on couches, (whose) inner linings (are) of brocade, and (the) fruit (of) both the gardens (is) near.

   l-barqa   (1)

He (is) the One Who shows you the lightning, a fear and a hope and brings up the clouds, the heavy.

And among His Signs He shows you the lightning (causing) fear and hope, and He sends down from the sky water and gives life therewith (to) the earth after its death. Indeed, in that surely (are) Signs for a people who use intellect.

   l-barqu   (1)

Almost the lightning snatches away their sight. Whenever it flashes for them they walk in it, and when it darkens on them they stand (still). And if had willed Allah, He would certainly have taken their hearing, and their sight. Indeed, Allah (is) on every thing All-Powerful.

   bariqa   (1)

So when is dazzled the vision,

   barqihi   (1)

Do not you see that Allah drives clouds then joins between them then makes them (into) a mass, then you see the rain come forth from their midst? And He sends down from (the) sky, [from] mountains within it [of] (is) hail and He strikes with it whom He wills and averts it from whom He wills. Nearly (the) flash (of) its lighting takes away the sight.

   wa-abārīqa   (1)

With vessels and jugs and a cup from a flowing stream,

   wa-is'tabraqun   (1)

Upon them (will be) garments (of) fine silk green and heavy brocade. And they will be adorned (with) bracelets of silver, and will give them to drink their Lord, a drink pure.

   wa-is'tabraqin   (2)

Those, for them (are) Gardens of Eden, flows from underneath them the rivers. They will be adorned therein [of] (with) bracelets of gold and will wear garments, green, of fine silk and heavy brocade, reclining therein on adorned couches. Excellent (is) the reward, and good (is) the resting place.

Wearing garments of fine silk and heavy silk, facing each other.

   wabarqun   (1)

Or like a rainstorm from the sky in it (are) darkness[es], and thunder, and lightning. They put their fingers in their ears from the thunderclaps (in) fear (of) [the] death. And Allah (is) [the One Who] encompasses the disbelievers.

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