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ث ب ط
General Root Meaning
to make someone pause, to hold back, to hinder/prevent/divert, place an obstacle, hold anyone without respite, lag behind, make slothful/slow/sluggish/heavy/stupid (e.g. in action).
   fathabbaṭahum   (1)

And if they had wished (to) go forth, surely they (would) have prepa for it (some) preparation. But disliked Allah their being sent, so He made them lag behind and it was said, "Sit with those who sit."

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