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ش ر ع
General Root Meaning
to be seated upon a road, open a street (door), establish a law, begin, appoint a religion.
shurra'un (pl. of shaari'un) - in shoals, upon shoals, breaking the water surface, holding up (their heads), appearing manifestly.
shir'atun & shari'atun - law or institution prescribed by God, right way or mode of action, clear highway/course/path.
   shurraʿan   (1)

And ask them about the town which was situated (by) the sea, when they transgressed in the (matter of) Sabbath, when came to them their fish (on the) day (of) their Sabbath visibly and (on the) day not they had Sabbath (they did) not come to them. Thus We test them because they were defiantly disobeying.

   sharaʿa   (1)

He has ordained for you of the religion what He enjoined upon Nuh, and that which We have revealed to you, and what We enjoined upon Ibrahim and Musa and Isa. To establish the religion and not be divided therein. Is difficult on the polytheists what you call them to it. Allah chooses for Himself whom He wills, and guides to Himself whoever turns.

   shir'ʿatan   (1)

And We revealed to you the Book in [the] truth, confirming what (was) between his hands of the Book and a guardian over it. So judge between them by what has revealed Allah, and (do) not follow their vain desires when has come to you of the truth. For each We have made for you a law and a clear way. And if (had) willed Allah He (would have) made you a community one, [and] but to test you in what He (has) given you, so race (to) the good. To Allah you will return all. then He will inform you of what you were concerning it differing.

   sharaʿū   (1)

Or for them (are) partners who have ordained for them of the religion what not has given permission of it Allah And if not (for) a word decisive, surely, it (would have) been j between them. And indeed, the wrongdoers, for them (is a) punishment painful.

   sharīʿatin   (1)

Then We put you on an ordained way of the matter; so follow it and (do) not follow (the) desires (of) those who (do) not know.

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