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Sad-Ba-Ayn
General Root Meaning
to point out (e.g. with finger), to designate, to indicate (to), to direct (to).
asabiAAa - fingers (pl. of isba).
asabiAAahum = asabiAAa + hum = fingers + their
   aṣābiʿahum   (1)

2:19
Or like a rainstorm from the sky in it (are) darkness[es], and thunder, and lightning. They put their fingers in their ears from the thunderclaps (in) fear (of) [the] death. And Allah (is) [the One Who] encompasses the disbelievers.

71:7
And indeed, I every time, I invited them that You may forgive them, they put their fingers in their ears and covered themselves (with) their garments and persisted and were arrogant (with) pride.

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