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ب ك ر
General Root Meaning
Beginning of the day, first part of the day, early morning, between daybreak and sunrise
Possessing the quality of applying oneself early, or in hastening
Performing something at the commencement of it, or doing something early
Before it's time, preceding or took precedence
Youthful male camel, young one of a camel
A virgin male or female, or anything untouched, new, fresh
Virginity or maidenhead
A woman or female animal having delivered only once
First flush of anything (plant, tree, fruit, honey, rain, flowers)
First born or young children
First of anything, unique action
A want or need seeking to be fulfilled
A cutting blow or stroke that kills at once
A pulley (e.g. of a well)
Small ring or bead
An assembly, company, congregated body
All coming together without exception
   abkāran   (1)

And We have made them virgins,

   bik'run   (1)

They said, "Pray for us (to) your Lord to make clear to us what it (is)." He said, "Indeed, He says, "[Indeed] it (is) a cow not old and not young, middle aged between that," so do what you are commanded."

   buk'ratan   (3)

Then he came out to his people from the prayer chamber, and he signaled to them to glorify (Allah) (in) the morning and (in) the evening.

And certainly seized them in the morning early a punishment abiding.

Not they will hear therein vain talk but peace. And for them (is) their provision therein, morning and evening.

And they say, "Tales (of) the former people which he has had written and they are dictated to him morning and evening."

And glorify Him morning and evening.

That you may believe in Allah and His Messenger and (may) honor him and respect him and glorify Him morning and evening.

And remember (the) name (of) your Lord morning and evening.

   wa-abkāran   (1)

Perhaps his Lord, if he divorced you, [that] He will substitute for him wives better than you submissive, faithful, obedient, repentant, who worship, who fast, previously married and virgins.

   wal-ib'kāri   (2)

He said, "My Lord make for me a sign." He said, your sign (is) that not you will speak (to) the people (for) three days except (with) gestures. And remember your Lord much, and glorify (Him) in the evening and (in) the morning."

So be patient; indeed, (the) Promise (of) Allah (is) true. And ask forgiveness for your sin and glorify (the) praise (of) your Lord in the evening and the morning.

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