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ش ر ق
Shiin-Ra-Qaf
General Root Meaning
to split, rise, slit.
sharqiyyun - of or pertaining to the east, eastern.
mashriq - place of sunrise, east.
mashriqain - two easts/horizons, two places where the sun rises (in winter and summer, East and West).
mashaariq - different points of sunrise, whence the sun rises in the course of the year, beam, gleam, eastern parts.
ashraqa (vb. 4) - to shine, rise.
ishraaq - sunrise.
mushriqun - one on whom the sun has risen, who does anything at sunrise, one entering at the sunrise.
   l-mashāriqi   (2)

37:5
Lord (of) the heavens and the earth, and what (is) between both of them and Lord (of) each point of sunrise.

70:40
But nay! I swear by (the) Lord (of) the risings and the settings, that We (are) surely Able

   l-mashriqu   (1)

2:115
And for Allah (is) the east and the west, so wherever you turn [so] there (is the) face (of) Allah. Indeed, Allah (is) All-Encompassing, All-Knowing.

2:142
Will say the foolish ones from the people, "What (has) turned them from their direction of prayer which they were used to [on it]." Say, "For Allah (is) the east and the west. He guides whom He wills to a path straight."

   l-mashriqi   (2)

26:28
He said, "Lord (of) the east and the west and whatever (is) between them, if you were (to) reason."

73:9
(The) Lord (of) the east and the west; (there is) no god except Him, so take Him (as) Disposer of Affairs.

2:177
It is not [the] righteousness that you turn your faces towards the east and the west, [and] but the righteous[ness] (is he) who believes in Allah and the Day [the] Last, and the Angels, and the Book, and the Prophets, and gives the wealth in spite of his love (for it) (to) those the near relatives, and the orphans, and the needy, and (of) the wayfarer, and those who ask, and in freeing the necks (slaves) and (who) establish the prayer, and give the zakah, and those who fulfill their covenant when they make it; and those who are patient in [the] suffering and [the] hardship, and (the) time (of) [the] stress. Those (are) the ones who are true and those, [they] (are) the righteous.

2:258
Did not you see [towards] the one who argued (with) Ibrahim concerning his Lord, because gave him Allah the kingdom? When Said Ibrahim, "My Lord (is) the One Who grants life and causes death." He said, "I give life and cause death." Said Ibrahim, "[Then] indeed Allah brings up the sun from the east, so you bring it from the west." So became dumbfounded the one who disbelieved, and Allah (does) not guide the people (who are) [the] wrongdoers.

   l-mashriqayni   (2)

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!

55:17
Lord (of) the two Easts and Lord (of) the two Wests.

   sharqiyyan   (1)

19:16
And mention in the Book Maryam, when she withdrew from her family (to) a place eastern.

   sharqiyyatin   (1)

24:35
Allah (is the) Light (of) the heavens and the earth. (The) example (of) His Light (is) like a niche in it (is) a lamp; the lamp (is) in a glass, the glass as if it were a star brilliant (which) is lit from a tree blessed - an olive, not (of the) east and not (of the) west, would almost its oil glow, even if not touched it fire. Light upon Light. guides Allah to His Light whom He wills. And sets forth Allah the examples for the mankind. And Allah of every thing (is) All-Knower.

   mashāriqa   (1)

7:137
And We made inheritors the people those who were considered weak - (the) eastern (parts) (of) the land and the western (parts) of it, which We blessed [in it]. And was fulfilled (the) word (of) your Lord - the best for (the) Children (of) Israel because they were patient. And We destroyed what used to make Firaun and his people, and what they used to erect.

   mush'riqīna   (2)

26:60
So they followed them (at) sunrise.

15:73
So, seized them the awful cry at sunrise.

   wa-ashraqati   (1)

39:69
And (will) shine the earth with (the) light (of) its Lord and (will) be placed the Record and (will) be brought the Prophets and the witnesses, and it (will) be judged between them in truth, and they not will be wronged.

   wal-ish'rāqi   (1)

38:18
Indeed, We subjected the mountains with him glorifying in the evening and [the] sunrise.

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