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س ب ط
Siin-Ba-Tay
General Root Meaning
To be lank (hair), loose, have branches. To become extended or stretched [he fell on the ground, and became extended or stretched, in consequence of being beaten, or from disease], upon the ground, in consequence of being beaten. Particularly distinguished, and choiciest of children. A man, one of the fathers of tribes, tree having many branches [where the father signifies the tree and his children the branches].
asbat - Tree having many branches, grandson, tribe.
   asbāṭan   (1)

7:160
And We divided them (into) two ten (i.e twelve) tribes (as) communities. And We inspired to Musa, when asked him for water his people, [that] "Strike with your staff the stone." Then gushed forth from it two ten (i.e twelve) springs. Certainly, knew each people their drinking place. And We shaded [on] them (with) the clouds and We sent down upon them, the Manna and the quails. "Eat from (the) good things which We have provided you." And not they wronged Us but they were (to) themselves doing wrong.

   wal-asbāṭa   (1)

2:140
Or (do) you say that Ibrahim and Ismail and Ishaq and Yaqub and the descendants were Jews or Christians?" Say, "Are you better knowing or (is) Allah?" And who (is) more unjust than (the one) who concealed a testimony (that) he has from Allah? And not (is) Allah unaware of what you do.

   wal-asbāṭi   (3)

2:136
Say, "We have believed in Allah and what (is) revealed to us and what was revealed to Ibrahim and Ismail and Ishaq and Yaqub and the descendants, and what was given (to) Musa and Isa and what was given (to) the Prophets from their Lord. Not we make distinction between any of them. And we to Him (are) submissive."

3:84
Say, "We believed in Allah and what (is) revealed on us and what was revealed on Ibrahim, and Ismail, and Ishaq, and Yaqub, and the descendents and what was given (to) Musa, and Isa, and the Prophets from their Lord. Not we make distinction between any of them and we to Him (are) submissive.

4:163
Indeed, We have revealed to you as We revealed to Nuh and the Prophets from after him, and We revealed to Ibrahim and Ismail, and Ishaq and Yaqub, and the tribes, and Isa and Ayyub, and Yunus, and Harun and Sulaiman and We gave (to) Dawood the Zaboor.

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