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ر ص د
General Root Meaning
to watch, lay in wait, observe, prepare, ambush. marsadun - place of ambush, military post, place of observation.
mirsad - watch, look out.
irsad - means of preparation or finding out, hiding place, lurking place.
   raṣadan   (2)

Except whom He has approved of a Messenger, and indeed, He makes to march from (from) between hands and from behind him a guard,

And that we used to sit there in positions for hearing, but (he) who listens now will find for him a flaming fire waiting.

   labil-mir'ṣādi   (1)

Indeed, your Lord (is) surely Ever Watchful.

   mir'ṣādan   (1)

Indeed, Hell is lying in wait,

   marṣadin   (1)

Then when have passed the months sacred, then kill the polytheists wherever you find them and seize them and besiege them and sit (in wait) for them (at) every place of ambush. But if they repent and establish the prayer and give the zakah then leave their way. Indeed, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

   wa-ir'ṣādan   (1)

And those who take a masjid (for causing) harm and (for) disbelief, and (for) division among the believers, and (as) a station for whoever warred (against) Allah and His Messenger from before. And surely they will swear, "Not we wish except the good." But Allah bears witness indeed, they (are) surely liars.

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