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ن ف ع
General Root Meaning
to profit, do good, be useful, beneficial.
   tanfaʿu   (2)

And not benefits the intercession with Him except for (one) whom He permits for him. Until when fear is removed on their hearts, they will say, "What is that - has said your Lord?" They will say, "The truth." And He (is) the Most High, the Most Great.

And remind, for indeed, the reminder benefits the believers.

(On) that Day not will benefit the intercession except (to) whom has given permission [to him] the Most Gracious, and He has accepted for him a word.

   tanfaʿakum   (1)

Never will benefit you your relatives and not your children (on the) Day (of) the Resurrection. He will judge between you. And Allah of what you do (is) All-Seer.

   tanfaʿuhā   (1)

And fear a day not will avail a soul (of) (another) soul anything and not will be accepted from it any compensation, and not will benefit it any intercession, and not they will be helped.

   tanfaʿuhum   (1)

Then not will benefit them intercession (of) the intercessors.

   fatanfaʿahu   (1)

Or be reminded so would benefit him the reminder?

   fanafaʿahā   (1)

So why not was any town that believed, and benefited it its faith, except the people (of) Yunus? When they believed, We removed from them (the) punishment (of) the disgrace in the life of the world and We granted them enjoyment for a time.

   manāfiʿa   (1)

That they may witness benefits for them, and mention (the) name (of) Allah on days known over what He has provided them of (the) beast (of) cattle. So eat of them and feed the miserable, the poor.

   manāfiʿu   (1)

For you therein (are) benefits for a term appointed; then their place of sacrifice (is) at the House the Ancient.

And indeed, for you in the cattle surely, (is) a lesson. We give you drink from what (is) in their bellies, and for you in them (are) benefits many and of them you eat.

And for them therein (are) benefits and drinks, so (will) not they give thanks?

And for you in them (are) benefits and that you may reach through them a need (that is) in your breasts; and upon them and upon the ships you are carried.

   nafʿan   (6)

Say, "Not I have power for myself (for) any harm and not (for) any profit except what wills Allah. For every nation (is) a term. When comes their term, then not they remain behind an hour, and not they can precede (it)."

Instructs you Allah concerning your children - for the male like (the) portion (of) two females. But if there are (only) women more (than) two, then for them two thirds (of) what he left. And if (there) is (only) one, then for her (is) half. And for his parents, for each one of them a sixth of what (is) left, if is for him a child. But if not is for him any child and inherit[ed] him his parents, then for his mother (is) one third. And if are for him brothers and sisters, then for his mother (is) the sixth from after any will he has made [of which] or any debt. Your parents and your children - not you know which of them (is) nearer to you (in) benefit. An obligation from Allah. Indeed, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.

Say, "Not I have power for myself (to) benefit and no (power to) harm, except what wills Allah. And if I would know (of) the unseen surely I could have multiplied of the good and not (could) have touched me the evil. Not I am except a warner and a bearer of good tidings to a people who believe."

Say, "Who (is) the Lord (of) the heavens and the earth?" Say, "Allah." Say, "Have you then taken from besides Him, protectors, not they have power for themselves (to) benefit and not (to) harm?" Say, "Is equal the blind and the seeing? Or is equal the darkness[es] and the light? Or they attribute to Allah partners who created like His creation, so that seemed alike the creation to them?" Say, "Allah (is) the Creator of all things, and He (is) the One the Irresistible."

Will say to you those who remained behind of the Bedouins, "Kept us busy our properties and our families, so ask forgiveness for us." They say with their tongues what is not in their hearts. Say, "Then who has power for you against Allah (in) anything, if He intends for you harm or He intends for you a benefit? Nay, is Allah of what you do All-Aware.

Say, "Do you worship from besides Allah what not has power to (cause) you any harm and not any benefit, while Allah, He (is) the All-Hearing, the All-Knowing?

Then, did not they see that not it (could) return to them a word and not possess for them any harm and not any benefit?

Yet they have taken from besides Him gods not they create anything, while they are created, and not they possess for themselves any harm and not any benefit, and not they control death and not life and not resurrection.

But today not possess power some of you on others to benefit and not to harm, and We will say to those who wronged, "Taste (the) punishment (of) the Fire which you used to [it] deny."

   nafaʿati   (1)

So remind, if benefits the reminder.

   nafʿihi   (1)

He calls (one) who - his harm (is) closer than his benefit. Surely, an evil protector and surely an evil friend!

   nafʿihimā   (1)

They ask you about [the] intoxicants and [the] games of chance Say, "In both of them (is) a sin great, and (some) benefits for [the] people. But sin of both of them (is) greater than (the) benefit of (the) two." And they ask you what they (should) spend. Say, "The surplus." Thus makes clear Allah to you [the] Verses so that you may ponder,

   wamanāfiʿu   (2)

They ask you about [the] intoxicants and [the] games of chance Say, "In both of them (is) a sin great, and (some) benefits for [the] people. But sin of both of them (is) greater than (the) benefit of (the) two." And they ask you what they (should) spend. Say, "The surplus." Thus makes clear Allah to you [the] Verses so that you may ponder,

And the cattle, He created them for you, in them (is) warmth and benefits and from them you eat.

Certainly We sent Our Messengers with clear proofs and We sent down with them the Scripture and the Balance that may establish the people justice. And We sent down [the] iron, wherein (is) power mighty and benefits for the people, and so that may make evident Allah (he) who helps Him and His Messengers, unseen. Indeed, Allah (is) All-Strong All-Mighty.

   yanfaʿu   (3)

Indeed, in (the) creation (of) the heavens and the earth, and alternation of the night and the day, and the ships which sail in the sea with what benefits [the] people, and what (has) sent down Allah from the sky [of] water, giving life thereby (to) the earth after its death, and dispersing therein [of] every moving creature, and directing (of) the winds and the clouds [the] controlled between the sky and the earth, surely (are) Signs for a people who use their intellect.

He sends down from the sky water and flows the valleys according to their measure, and carries the torrent a foam rising. And from what they heat [on] it in the fire in order to make ornaments or utensils, a foam like it. Thus sets forth Allah the truth and the falsehood. Then as for the foam it passes away (as) scum, and as for what benefits the mankind, remains in the earth. Thus sets forth Allah the examples.

Are they waiting except that comes to them the Angels or comes your Lord or comes some (of) (the) Signs (of) your Lord? (The) Day (when) comes some (of) (the) Signs (of) your Lord, not will benefit a soul its faith, not (if) it had believed from before or earned through its faith any good. Say, "Wait. Indeed, we (are) those who wait."

(The) Day not will benefit wealth and not sons,

Say, "(On the) Day (of) the Decision, not will benefit those who disbelieve their belief and not they will be granted respite."

(The) Day not will benefit the wrongdoers their excuse, and for them (is) the curse and for them (is the) worst home.

will say Allah, "This Day will profit the truthful their truthfulness." For them (are) Gardens flows from underneath it the rivers will abide in it forever." is pleased Allah with them and they are pleased with Him. That (is) the success, the great.

So that Day, not will profit those who wronged their excuses and not they will be allowed to make amends

   yanfaʿuka   (1)

And (do) not invoke from besides Allah, what (will) not benefit you and not harm you. But if you did so indeed, you then (will be) of the wrongdoers."

   yanfaʿakumu   (1)

Say, "Never will benefit you the fleeing, if you flee from death or killing, and then not you will be allowed to enjoy except a little."

And never will benefit you the Day, when you have wronged, that you (will be) in the punishment sharing.

   yanfaʿukum   (1)

And (will) not benefit you my advice (even) if I wish to [I] advise [to] you, if it was Allah will to let you go astray. He (is) your Lord, and to Him you will be returned."

He said, "Then do you worship from besides Allah what (does) not benefit you (in) anything and not harms you?

   yanfaʿanā   (2)

And said the one who bought him of Egypt to his wife, "Make comfortable his stay. Perhaps that (he) will benefit us or we will take him (as) a son." And thus We established Yusuf in the land that We might teach him from (the) interpretation of the events. And Allah (is) Predominant over His affairs, but most (of) the people (do) not know.

And said (the) wife (of) Firaun, "A comfort (of the) eye for me and for you; (Do) not kill him; perhaps (that) he may benefit us, or we may take him (as) a son." And they (did) not perceive.

   yanfaʿunā   (1)

Say, "Shall we call from besides Allah what not benefits us and not harms us, and we turn back on our heels after [when] has guided us Allah? Like the one whom has enticed the Shaitaan in the earth, confused, he has companions who call him towards the guidance, 'Come to us.'" Say, "Indeed, (the) Guidance (of) Allah, it (is) the Guidance, and we have been commanded that we submit to (the) Lord (of) the worlds

   yanfaʿuhu   (1)

He calls from besides Allah what not harms him and what not benefits him. That [it] (is) the straying far away.

   yanfaʿuhum   (2)

And they worship from other than Allah that (which) (does) not harm them and not benefit them, and they say, "These (are) our intercessors with Allah." Say, "Do you inform Allah of what not he knows in the heavens and not in the earth?" Glorified is He and Exalted above what they associate (with Him).

But not did benefit them their faith when they saw Our punishment. (Such is the) Way (of) Allah which (has) indeed preceded among His slaves. And are lost there the disbelievers.

And they followed what recite(d) the devils over (the) kingdom (of) Sulaiman. And not disbelieved Sulaiman [and] but the devils disbelieved, they teach the people [the] magic and what was sent down to the two angels in Babylon, Harut and Marut. And not they both teach any one unless they [both] say, "Only we (are) a trial, so (do) not disbelieve." But they learn from those what [they] causes separation with it between the man and his spouse. And not they (could) at all [be those who] harm with it any one except by permission (of) Allah. And they learn what harms them and not profits them. And indeed they knew that whoever buys it, not for him in the Hereafter any share. And surely evil (is) what they sold with it themselves, if they were (to) know.

But they worship from besides Allah what not profits them and not harms them, and is the disbeliever against his Lord a helper.

   yanfaʿūnakum   (1)

Or (do) they benefit you or they harm (you)?"

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