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ق ر ن
Qaf-Ra-Nun
General Root Meaning
to join one thing with another, couple. qarnin/qarnan - generation, century. qarn (dual qarnani, oblique qaraini, plu. qurun) - horn, trumpet. Often used to symbolise strength/power/glory. qarunun (pl. qurana) - mate, comrade, intimate companion. muqarranin - bound together. muqrinina - capable of subduing. muqtarinin - those formed in serried ranks, accompanying ones.
   l-qurūna   (1)

10:13
And verily We destroyed the generations from before you when they wronged, and came to them their Messengers with clear proofs, but not they were to believe. Thus We recompense the people (who are) criminals.

28:43
And verily, We gave Musa the Scripture, from after what We had destroyed the generations former (as) an enlightenment for the mankind and a guidance and mercy that they may remember.

   l-qurūnu   (1)

46:17
But the one who says to his parents, "Uff to both of you! Do you promise me that I will be brought forth, and have already passed away the generations from before me?" And they both seek help (of) Allah. "Woe to you! Believe! Indeed, (the) Promise (of) Allah (is) true." But he says, "Not (is) this but (the) stories (of) the former (people)."

   l-qurūni   (2)

20:51
He said, "Then what (is the) case (of) the generations (of) the former."

11:116
So why not had been of the generations from before you (those) possessing a remnant, forbidding from the corruption in the earth except a few of those We saved among them? But followed those who did wrong what luxury they were given therein, and they were criminals.

17:17
And how many We destroyed from the generations from after Nuh! And sufficient (is) your Lord concerning the sins (of) His servants All-Aware, All-Seer.

20:128
Then has not it guided [for] them how many We (have) destroyed before them, of the generations, (as) they walk in their dwellings? Indeed, in that surely (are) Signs for possessors (of) intelligence.

28:78
He said, "Only I have been given it on (account) (of) knowledge I have." Did not he know that Allah indeed destroyed from before him of the generations who [they] (were) stronger than him (in) strength and greater (in) accumulation. And not will be questioned about their sins the criminals.

32:26
Does it not guide [for] them, (that) how many We have destroyed before them from of the generations, they walk about in their dwellings. Indeed, in that surely, are Signs. Then do not they hear?

36:31
Do not they see how many We destroyed before them of the generations? That they to them not will return.

   l-qarīnu   (1)

43:38
Until when he comes to Us he says, "O would that between me and between you (were the) distance (of) the East and the West." How wretched is the companion!

   qarnin   (2)

19:74
And how many We destroyed before them of a generation - they (were) better (in) possessions and appearance?

19:98
And how many We (have) destroyed before them of a generation? Can you perceive of them any one or hear from them a sound?

38:3
How many We destroyed from before them of a generation, then they called out when there (was) no longer time (for) escape.

50:36
And how many We destroyed before them of a generation, they (were) stronger than them (in) power. so they explored throughout the lands. Is (there) any place of escape?

6:6
Did not they see how many We destroyed from before them of generations We had established them in the earth what Not we (have) established for you? And We sent (rain from) the sky upon them showering abundantly and We made the rivers flow from underneath them. Then We destroyed them for their sins and We raised from after them generations other.

   qarnan   (2)

23:31
Then We produced from after them a generation another.

6:6
Did not they see how many We destroyed from before them of generations We had established them in the earth what Not we (have) established for you? And We sent (rain from) the sky upon them showering abundantly and We made the rivers flow from underneath them. Then We destroyed them for their sins and We raised from after them generations other.

   quranāa   (1)

41:25
And We have destined for them companions (who) made fair-seeming to them, what between (their) hands (before them) and what (was) behind them, and (is) justified against them the Word among nations (that have) indeed passed away from before them of the jinn and the men. Indeed, they were losers.

   qurūnan   (2)

23:42
Then We produced from after them a generation another.

28:45
But We [We] produced generations and prolonged for them the life. And not you were a dweller among (the) people (of) Madyan, reciting to them Our Verses, but We [We] were the Senders.

   qarīnun   (1)

37:51
Will say a speaker among them, "Indeed, I had for me a companion,

43:36
And whoever turns away from (the) remembrance (of) the Most Gracious, We appoint for him a devil, then he (is) to him a companion.

   qarīnan   (2)

4:38
And those who spend their wealth to be seen (by) the people and not they believe in Allah and not in the Day the Last, and whoever has the Shaitaan for him (as) companion - then evil (is he as) a companion.

4:38
And those who spend their wealth to be seen (by) the people and not they believe in Allah and not in the Day the Last, and whoever has the Shaitaan for him (as) companion - then evil (is he as) a companion.

   qarīnuhu   (1)

50:23
And (will) say his companion, "This (is) what (is) with me ready."

50:27
Will say his companion, "Our Lord, not I made him transgress, but he was in error far."

   muq'tarinīna   (1)

43:53
Then why not are placed on him bracelets of gold or come with him the Angels accompanying (him)?"

   muqarranīna   (3)

38:38
And others bound in chains.

25:13
And when they are thrown thereof (in) a place narrow bound in chains, they will call there (for) destruction.

14:49
And you will see the criminals, (on) that Day bound together in the chains,

   muq'rinīna   (1)

43:13
That you may sit firmly, on their backs, then remember (the) favor (of) your Lord when you sit firmly on them and say, "Glory be (to) the One Who (has) subjected to us this, and not we were of it capable.

   waqurūnan   (1)

25:38
And Ad and Thamud and (the) dwellers (of) Ar-rass and generations between that many.

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