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ل ى ل
Lam-Ya-Lam
General Root Meaning
night, evening.
   al-layla   (3)

73:2
Stand (in) the night, except a little,

21:20
They glorify (Him) [the] night and [the] day, not they slacken.

3:27
You cause to enter the night in the day and You cause to enter the day in the night, and You bring forth the living from the dead, and You bring forth the dead from the living, and You give provision (to) whom You will without measure."

6:96
(He is the) Cleaver (of) the daybreak and He has made the night (for) rest and the sun and the moon (for) reckoning. That (is the) ordaining (of) the All-Mighty, the All-Knowing.

7:54
Indeed, your Lord (is) Allah the One Who created the heavens and the earth in six epochs, then He ascended on the Throne. He covers the night (with) the day seeking it rapidly and the sun and the moon and the stars - subjected by His command. Unquestionably for Him (is) the creation and the command, blessed (is) Allah, Lord (of) the worlds.

10:67
He (is) the One Who made for you the night that you may rest in it and the day giving visibility. Indeed, in that surely (are) Signs for a people (who) listen.

13:3
And He (is) the One Who spread the earth, and placed in it firm mountains and rivers, and from all (of) the fruits He made in it pairs two. He covers the night (with) the day. Indeed, in that surely (are) Signs for a people who ponder.

14:33
And He subjected for you the sun and the moon, both constantly pursuing their and subjected for you the night and the day.

16:12
And He has subjected for you the night and the day, and the sun and the moon, and the stars (are) subjected by His command. Indeed, in that surely (are) signs for a people who use reason.

17:12
And We have made the night and the day (as) two signs. Then We erased (the) sign (of) the night, and We made (the) sign (of) the day visible, that you may seek bounty from your Lord, and that you may know (the) number (of) the years, and the account. And every thing - We have explained it (in) detail.

21:33
And He (is) the One Who created the night and the day, and the sun and the moon; each in an orbit floating.

22:61
That, (is) because Allah causes to enter the night in (to) the day, and causes to enter the day in (to) the night. And indeed, Allah (is) All-Hearer, All-Seer.

24:44
alternates Allah the night and the day. Indeed, in that surely is a lesson for those who have the vision.

25:47
And He (is) the One Who made for you the night (as) a covering and the sleep a rest and made the day a resurrection.

25:62
And He (is) the One Who made the night and the day (in) succession for whoever desires to remember or desires to be thankful.

27:86
Do not they see that We [We] have made the night that they may rest in it, and the day giving visibility? Indeed, in that surely (are) Signs for a people who believe.

28:71
Say, "Have you seen if made Allah for you the night continuous till (the) Day (of) the Resurrection, who (is the) god besides Allah who could bring you light? Then will not you hear?"

28:73
And from His Mercy He made for you the night and the day, that you may rest therein and that you may seek from His Bounty, and so that you may be grateful.

31:29
Do not you see that Allah causes to enter the night into the day, and causes to enter the day into the night and has subjected the sun and the moon, each moving for a term appointed, and that Allah of what you do (is) All-Aware.

35:13
He causes to enter the night in (to) the day and He causes to enter the day in (to) the night, and He has subjected the sun and the moon each running for a term appointed. That (is) Allah, your Lord, for Him (is) the Dominion. And those whom you invoke from besides Him, not they possess even (as much as) the membrane of a

39:5
He created the heavens and the earth in [the] truth. He wraps the night over the day and wraps the day over the night. And He subjected the sun and the moon, each running for a term specified. Unquestionably, He (is) the All-Mighty, the Oft-Forgiving.

40:61
Allah (is) the One Who made for you the night that you may rest in it, and the day giving visibility. Indeed, Allah (is) Full (of) Bounty to the people, but most (of) the people (do) not give thanks.

57:6
He merges the night into the day and He merges the day into the night, and He (is) All-Knower of what is in the breasts.

73:20
Indeed, your Lord knows that you stand (a little) less than two-thirds (of) the night, and half of it and a third of it and (so do) a group of those who (are) with you. And Allah determines the night and the day. He knows that not you count it, so He has turned to you, so recite what is easy of the Quran. He knows that there will be among you sick and others traveling in the land seeking of (the) Bounty (of) Allah, and others fighting in (the) way (of) Allah. So recite what is easy of it, and establish the prayer and give the zakah and loan Allah a loan goodly. And whatever you send forth for yourselves of good, you will find it with Allah. It (will be) better and greater (in) reward. And seek forgiveness (of) Allah. Indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

78:10
And We made the night (as) covering,

   al-laylu   (3)

41:37
And of His Signs (are) the night and the day and the sun and the moon. (Do) not prostrate to the sun and not to the moon, but prostrate to Allah the One Who created them, if you, Him alone, worship.

36:37
And a Sign for them (is) the night. We withdraw from it the day. Then behold! They (are) those in darkness.

6:76
So when covered over him the night, he saw a star. He said, "This (is) my Lord." But when it set, he said "Not (do) I like the ones that set."

36:40
Not the sun is permitted for it - that it overtakes the moon, and not the night (can) outstrip the day, but all in an orbit they are floating.

   al-layli   (5)

73:6
Indeed, (the) rising (at) the night, it (is) very hard and most potent and more suitable (for) Word.

34:33
And will say those who were oppressed to those who were arrogant, "Nay, (it was) a plot (by) night and (by) day when you were ordering us that we disbelieve in Allah and we set up for Him equals." But they will conceal the regret when they see the punishment. And We will put shackles on (the) necks (of) those who disbelieved. Will they be recompensed except (for) what they used to do?

3:113
They are not (the) same; among (the) People (of) the Book (is) a community standing (and) reciting (the) Verses (of) Allah (in the) hours (of) the night and they prostrate.

3:190
Indeed, in (the) creation (of) the heavens and the earth and (in the) alternation (of) the night and the day (are) surely Signs for men (of) understanding.

10:6
Indeed, in (the) alternation (of) the night and the day and what has created Allah in the heavens, and the earth (are) Signs for a people who are God conscious.

17:12
And We have made the night and the day (as) two signs. Then We erased (the) sign (of) the night, and We made (the) sign (of) the day visible, that you may seek bounty from your Lord, and that you may know (the) number (of) the years, and the account. And every thing - We have explained it (in) detail.

17:78
Establish the prayer, at the decline (of) the sun till (the) darkness (of) the night and Quran at dawn, indeed, the Quran (at) the dawn is ever witnessed.

20:130
So be patient over what they say and glorify with praise (of) your Lord before (the) rising (of) the sun and before its setting; and from (the) hours (of) the night, and glorify (at the) ends (of) the day so that you may be satisfied.

23:80
And He (is) the One Who gives life and causes death and for Him (is the) alternation (of) the night and the day. Then will not you reason?

39:9
Is (one) who [he] (is) devoutly obedient - (during) hours (of) the night, prostrating and standing, fearing the Hereafter and hoping (for the) Mercy (of) his Lord? Say, "Are equal those who know and those who (do) not know?" Only will take heed those of understanding.

45:5
And (in the) alternation (of) the night and the day and what sends down Allah from the sky of (the) provision and gives life thereby (to) the earth after its death, and (in) directing (the) winds (are) Signs for a people who reason.

73:20
Indeed, your Lord knows that you stand (a little) less than two-thirds (of) the night, and half of it and a third of it and (so do) a group of those who (are) with you. And Allah determines the night and the day. He knows that not you count it, so He has turned to you, so recite what is easy of the Quran. He knows that there will be among you sick and others traveling in the land seeking of (the) Bounty (of) Allah, and others fighting in (the) way (of) Allah. So recite what is easy of it, and establish the prayer and give the zakah and loan Allah a loan goodly. And whatever you send forth for yourselves of good, you will find it with Allah. It (will be) better and greater (in) reward. And seek forgiveness (of) Allah. Indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

2:164
Indeed, in (the) creation (of) the heavens and the earth, and alternation of the night and the day, and the ships which sail in the sea with what benefits [the] people, and what (has) sent down Allah from the sky [of] water, giving life thereby (to) the earth after its death, and dispersing therein [of] every moving creature, and directing (of) the winds and the clouds [the] controlled between the sky and the earth, surely (are) Signs for a people who use their intellect.

2:187
Permitted for you (in the) nights (of) fasting (is) the approach to your wives. They (are) garments for you and you (are) garments for them. Knows Allah that you used to deceive yourselves, so He turned towards you and He forgave [on] you. So now have relations with them and seek what has ordained Allah for you. And eat and drink until becomes distinct to you the thread [the] white from the thread [the] black of [the] dawn. Then complete the fast till the night. And (do) not have relations with them while you (are) secluded in the masajid. These (are the) limits (set by) Allah, so (do) not approach them. Thus makes clear Allah His verses for [the] people so that they may (become) righteous.

3:27
You cause to enter the night in the day and You cause to enter the day in the night, and You bring forth the living from the dead, and You bring forth the dead from the living, and You give provision (to) whom You will without measure."

6:13
And for Him (is) whatever dwells in the night and the day, and He (is) All-Hearing, All-Knowing.

10:27
And those who earned the evil deeds, (the) recompense (of) an evil deed (is) like it, and (will) cover them humiliation. Not they will have from Allah any defender. As if had been covered their faces (with) pieces from the night (of) darkness Those (are the) companions (of) the Fire, they in it (will) abide forever.

11:81
They said, "O Lut! Indeed, we (are) messengers (of) your Lord, never they will reach you. So travel with your family in a part of the night and (let) not look back anyone of you, except your wife. Indeed, it will strike her what will strike them. Indeed, their appointed time (is) morning. Is not the morning near?"

11:114
And establish the prayer (at the) two ends (of) the day and (at) the approach of the night. Indeed, the good deeds remove the evil deeds. That (is) a reminder for those who remember.

15:65
So travel with your family in a portion of the night and follow their backs, and not let look back among you anyone, and go on where you are ordered."

17:79
And from the night arise from sleep for prayer with it (as) additional for you; it may be that will raise you your Lord (to) a station praiseworthy.

22:61
That, (is) because Allah causes to enter the night in (to) the day, and causes to enter the day in (to) the night. And indeed, Allah (is) All-Hearer, All-Seer.

31:29
Do not you see that Allah causes to enter the night into the day, and causes to enter the day into the night and has subjected the sun and the moon, each moving for a term appointed, and that Allah of what you do (is) All-Aware.

35:13
He causes to enter the night in (to) the day and He causes to enter the day in (to) the night, and He has subjected the sun and the moon each running for a term appointed. That (is) Allah, your Lord, for Him (is) the Dominion. And those whom you invoke from besides Him, not they possess even (as much as) the membrane of a

39:5
He created the heavens and the earth in [the] truth. He wraps the night over the day and wraps the day over the night. And He subjected the sun and the moon, each running for a term specified. Unquestionably, He (is) the All-Mighty, the Oft-Forgiving.

50:40
And of the night glorify Him and after the prostration.

51:17
They used to little of the night [what] sleep.

52:49
And of the night, glorify Him, and after the stars.

57:6
He merges the night into the day and He merges the day into the night, and He (is) All-Knower of what is in the breasts.

76:26
And of the night prostrate to Him, and glorify Him a night long.

   bi-al-layli   (3)

2:274
Those who spend their wealth by night and day secretly and openly, then for them (is) their reward with their Lord, and no fear on them and not they will grieve.

13:10
(It is) same (to Him) [of you] (one) who conceals the speech or (one) who publicizes it and (one) who [he] (is) hidden by night or goes freely by day.

30:23
And among His Signs (is) your sleep by night and the day [and] your seeking of His Bounty. Indeed, in that surely (are) Signs for a people who listen.

41:38
But if they are arrogant, then those who (are) near your Lord, glorify Him by night and day. And they (do) not tire.

6:60
And He (is) the One Who takes your (soul) by the night and He knows what you committed by the day. Then He raises you up therein, so that is fulfilled (the) term specified. Then to Him will be your return then He will inform you about what you used to do.

21:42
Say, "Who (can) protect you in the night and the day from the Most Gracious?" Yet, they from (the) remembrance (of) their Lord turn away.

   bilaylin   (1)

28:72
Say, "Have you seen if made Allah for you the day continuous till (the) Day (of) the Resurrection, who (is the) god besides Allah who could bring you night (for) you (to) rest in it? Then will not you see?"

   layālin   (1)

19:10
He said, "My Lord! Make for me a sign." He said, "Your sign (is) that not you will speak (to) the people, (for) three nights sound."

69:7
Which He imposed upon them (for) seven nights and eight days (in) succession, so you would see the people therein fallen as if they were trunks (of) date-palms hollow.

   layāliya   (1)

34:18
And We made between them and between the towns which We had blessed in it towns visible. And We determined between them the journey. "Travel between them (by) night and (by) day safely."

   laylan   (3)

10:24
Only (the) example (of) the life (of) the world (is) like (the) water which We sent down from the sky, so absorbs [with] it, (the) plants (of) the earth from which eat the men and the cattle, until when takes the earth its adornment and is beautified and think its people that they have the power over it, comes (to) it Our command (by) night or (by) day, and We make it a harvest clean-mown, as if not it had flourished yesterday. Thus We explain the Signs for a people who reflect.

17:1
Exalted (is) the One Who took His servant (by) night from Al-Masjid Al-Haraam, to Al-Masjid Al-Aqsa which We blessed its surroundings, that We may show him of Our Signs. Indeed He, He (is) the All-Hearer, the All-Seer.

44:23
Then "Set out with My slaves (by) night. Indeed, you (will be) followed.

76:26
And of the night prostrate to Him, and glorify Him a night long.

71:5
He said, "My Lord! Indeed, I invited my people night and day.

   laylatan   (2)

7:142
And We appointed (for) Musa thirty nights and We completed them with ten (more), so was completed (the) set term (of) his Lord (of) forty night(s). And said Musa to his brother Harun, "Take my place in my people, and do right and (do) not follow (the) way (of) the corrupters."

2:51
And when We appointed (for) Musa forty nights. Then you took the calf from after him and you (were) wrongdoers.

7:142
And We appointed (for) Musa thirty nights and We completed them with ten (more), so was completed (the) set term (of) his Lord (of) forty night(s). And said Musa to his brother Harun, "Take my place in my people, and do right and (do) not follow (the) way (of) the corrupters."

   laylatin   (1)

44:3
Indeed, We revealed it in a Night Blessed. Indeed, We [We] are (ever) warning.

   laylata   (1)

2:187
Permitted for you (in the) nights (of) fasting (is) the approach to your wives. They (are) garments for you and you (are) garments for them. Knows Allah that you used to deceive yourselves, so He turned towards you and He forgave [on] you. So now have relations with them and seek what has ordained Allah for you. And eat and drink until becomes distinct to you the thread [the] white from the thread [the] black of [the] dawn. Then complete the fast till the night. And (do) not have relations with them while you (are) secluded in the masajid. These (are the) limits (set by) Allah, so (do) not approach them. Thus makes clear Allah His verses for [the] people so that they may (become) righteous.

   laylatu   (1)

97:2
And what can make you know what (the) Night (of) Power (is)?

97:3
(The) Night (of) Power (is) better than a thousand month(s).

   laylati   (1)

97:1
Indeed, We revealed it in (the) Night (of) Power.

   laylahā   (1)

79:29
And He darkened its night and brought out its brightness.

   wa-al-layli   (2)

74:33
And the night when it departs,

81:17
And the night when it departs,

84:17
And the night and what it envelops,

89:4
And the night when it passes.

91:4
And the night when it covers it,

93:2
And the night when it covers with darkness,

92:1
By the night when it covers,

   wabi-al-layli   (1)

37:138
And at night. Then will not you use reason?

   walayālin   (1)

89:2
And the nights ten.

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