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غ ر ف
Gh-Ra-Fa
General Root Meaning
took, cut, cut off, clip, bent, broken; quantity (of water) that is taken by the hand; chamber in the uppermost story, the highest of the places of Paradise; a certain large measure of capacity; having much water; swift.
ightarafa (prf. 3rd. m. sing. vb. 8): took a handful of water, took in the hallow of hand.
ghurufun (n. pl.): highest places.
ghurufaat (n. pl.): highest places/chambers.
   igh'tarafa   (1)

2:249
Then when set out Talut with the forces he said, "Indeed, Allah will test you with a river. So whoever drinks from it then he is not from me, and whoever (does) not taste it then indeed, he (is) from me except whoever takes (in the) hollow (of) his hand." Then they drank from it except a few of them. Then when he crossed it, he and those who believed with him, they said, "No strength for us today against Jalut and his troops." Said those who were certain that they (would) meet Allah, "How many of a company small overcame a company large by (the) permission (of) Allah. And Allah (is) with the patient ones."

   l-ghurufāti   (1)

34:37
And not your wealth and not your children [that] will bring you close to Us (in) position, but whoever believes and does righteousness, then those, for them (will be) reward two-fold for what they did, and they (will be) in the high dwellings secure.

   l-ghur'fata   (1)

25:75
Those will be awarded the Chamber because they were patient and they will be met therein (with) greetings and peace.

   ghurafun   (2)

39:20
But those who fear their Lord, for them (are) lofty mansions, from above them lofty mansions built high, flow from beneath it the rivers. (The) Promise (of) Allah. Not fails Allah (in His) promise.

39:20
But those who fear their Lord, for them (are) lofty mansions, from above them lofty mansions built high, flow from beneath it the rivers. (The) Promise (of) Allah. Not fails Allah (in His) promise.

   ghurafan   (1)

29:58
And those who believe and do [the] righteous deeds, surely We will give them a pla in Paradise lofty dwellings, flow from underneath it the rivers, will abide forever in it. Excellent is (the) reward (of) the workers

   ghur'fatan   (1)

2:249
Then when set out Talut with the forces he said, "Indeed, Allah will test you with a river. So whoever drinks from it then he is not from me, and whoever (does) not taste it then indeed, he (is) from me except whoever takes (in the) hollow (of) his hand." Then they drank from it except a few of them. Then when he crossed it, he and those who believed with him, they said, "No strength for us today against Jalut and his troops." Said those who were certain that they (would) meet Allah, "How many of a company small overcame a company large by (the) permission (of) Allah. And Allah (is) with the patient ones."

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