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س ح ر
Siin-Haa-Ra
General Root Meaning
To turn it/him from his course, way, or manner of being. The turning of a thing from its proper manner of being to another.
Lane says that "He (an enchanter) apparently turned the thing from its proper manner of being, making what was false to appear in the form of the true, or real; causing the thing to be imagined different from what it really was."
To deceive, delude, beguile, or outwit. The producing what is false in the form of truth. Embellishment by falsification and deceit. A kind of enchantment, or fascination which captivates the eye and the like. Skillful eloquence [something which is praiseworthy]. Early in the morning, or the first part of day (the time of), a little before daybreak, or the false dawn. Whiteness overspreading blackness. Food marred or spoilt. Having little milk, or large in her udder but having little milk. To guild, fascinate, bewitch, wheedle, turn anyone from, enchant, practice sorcery, hoax, deprive of understanding.
   asiḥ'run   (1)

10:77
said Musa, "Do you say about the truth when it has come to you? magic (is) this? But (will) not succeed the magicians."

   afasiḥ'run   (1)

52:15
Then magic is this, or you (do) not see?

   l-sāḥiru   (2)

43:49
And they said, "O [the] magician! Invoke for us your Lord by what He has made covenant with you. Indeed, we (will) surely be guided."

20:69
And throw what (is) in your right hand; it will swallow up what they have made. Only they (have) made a trick (of) a magician and not will be successful the magician wherever he comes."

   l-sāḥirūna   (1)

10:77
said Musa, "Do you say about the truth when it has come to you? magic (is) this? But (will) not succeed the magicians."

   l-siḥ'ra   (2)

2:102
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.

20:71
He said, "You believe [to] him before [that] I gave permission to you. Indeed, he (is) your chief, the one who taught you the magic. So surely I will cut off your hands and your feet of opposite sides, and surely I will crucify you on (the) trunks (of) date-palms and surely you will know which of us (is) more severe (in) punishment and more lasting."

21:3
Distracted their hearts. And they conceal the private conversation, those who [they] wronged, "Is this except a human being like you? So would you approach the magic while you see (it)?"

26:49
He said, "You believed in him before [that] I gave permission to you. Indeed, he (is) surely your chief who has taught you the magic, so surely soon you will know. I will surely cut off your hands and your feet of opposite sides, and I will surely crucify you all."

   l-siḥ'ru   (1)

10:81
Then when they (had) thrown, said Musa, "What you have brought [it] (is) the magic. Indeed, Allah will nullify it. Indeed, Allah (does) not amend the work (of) the corrupters.

   l-siḥ'ri   (1)

20:73
Indeed, [we] we believe in our Lord that He may forgive for us our sins and what you compelled us on it of the magic. And Allah (is) Best and Ever Lasting."

   l-saḥarata   (1)

26:40
That we may follow the magicians if they are the victorious?"

   l-saḥaratu   (1)

7:113
So came the magicians (to) Firaun. They said, "Indeed, for us surely (will be) a reward if we are (we) the victors."

7:120
And fell down the magicians prostrate.

10:80
So when came the magicians, said to them Musa, "Throw whatever you (wish to) throw."

20:70
So were thrown down the magicians prostrating. They said, "We believe in (the) Lord (of) Harun and Musa."

26:38
So were assembled the magicians for (the) appointment (on) a day well-known.

26:41
So when came the magicians, they said to Firaun, "Is there for us a reward if we are the victorious?"

26:46
Then fell down the magicians prostrate.

   l-musaḥarīna   (1)

26:153
They said, "Only you (are) of those bewitched.

26:185
They said, "Only you (are) of those bewitched.

   bil-asḥāri   (1)

3:17
The patient and the truthful and the obedient and those who spend and those who seek forgiveness [in the] before dawn.

   bisaḥarin   (1)

54:34
Indeed, We [We] sent upon them a storm of stones, except (the) family (of) Lut, We saved them by dawn

   bisiḥ'rin   (2)

20:58
Then we will surely produce fo magic like it. So make between us and between you an appointment, not we will fail it [we] and not you, (in) a place even."

7:116
He said, "Throw." Then when they threw, they bewitched (the) eyes (of) the people, and terrified them and came (up) with a magic great.

   bisiḥ'rika   (1)

20:57
He said, "Have you come to us to drive us out of our land with your magic, O Musa?

   bisiḥ'rihi   (1)

26:35
He wants to drive you out from your land by his magic, so what (do) you advise?"

   bisiḥ'rihimā   (1)

20:63
They said, "Indeed, these two [two] magicians they intend that they drive you out of your land with their magic and do away with your way the exemplary.

   tus'ḥarūna   (1)

23:89
They will say, "Allah." Say, "Then how are you deluded?"

   sāḥirun   (2)

38:4
And they wonder that has come to them a warner from themselves. And said the disbelievers, "This (is) a magician, a liar.

40:24
To Firaun, Haman and Qarun, but they said, "A magician, a liar."

51:39
But he turned away with his supporters and said, "A magician or a madman."

51:52
Likewise not came (to) those from before them any Messenger but they said, "A magician or a madman."

   sāḥirin   (2)

20:69
And throw what (is) in your right hand; it will swallow up what they have made. Only they (have) made a trick (of) a magician and not will be successful the magician wherever he comes."

7:112
They (will) bring to you [with] every magician learned."

10:79
And said Firaun, "Bring to me every magician learned."

   saḥḥārin   (1)

26:37
They (will) bring to you every magician, learned."

   siḥ'run   (4)

27:13
But when came to them Our Signs visible, they said, "This (is) a magic manifest."

46:7
And when are recited to them Our Verses clear, say those who disbelieve of the truth when it comes to them, "This (is) a magic clear."

61:6
And when said Isa, son (of) Maryam, "O Children (of) Israel! Indeed, I am (the) Messenger (of) Allah to you, confirming that which (from) between hands of the Taurat and bringing glad tidings (of) a Messenger to come from after me, whose name (will be) Ahmad." But when he came to them with clear proofs, they said, "This (is) a magic clear."

43:30
And when came to them the truth, they said, "This (is) magic, and indeed, we of it (are) disbelievers."

11:7
And He (is) the One Who created the heavens and the earth in six epochs, and was (his) throne on the water that He might test [you] which of you (is) best (in) deed. But if you say, "Indeed, you (will be) resurrected from after [the] death," surely would say those who disbelieved, "Not is this but a magic clear."

28:36
But when came to them Musa with Our Signs clear, they said, "Not (is) this except a magic invented, and not we heard of this among our forefathers (of) the former (people)."

34:43
And when are recited to them Our Verses clear they say, "Not (is) this but a man who wishes to hinder you from what used (to) worship your forefathers." And they say, "Not (is) this except a lie invented." And said those who disbelieved about the truth when it came to them, "Not (is) this except a magic obvious."

37:15
And they say, "Not (is) this except a magic clear.

5:110
When said Allah, "O Isa, son (of) Maryam! Remember My Favor upon you and upon your mother when I strengthened you with (the) Spirit, the Holy, you spoke (to) the people in the cradle and (in) maturity. And when I taught you the Book and the wisdom and the Taurat and the Injeel; and when you make from the clay like the shape (of) the bird by My permission then you breath into it and it becomes a bird by My permission, and you heal the born blind and the leper by My permission, and when you bring forth the dead by My permission. And when I restrained (the) Children (of) Israel from you when you came to them with the clear proofs then said those who disbelieved among them "Not this but magic, clear."

6:7
And (even) if We (had) sent down to you a written Scripture in a parchment and they touched it with their hands, surely (would) have said those who disbelieved, "Not (is) this but magic clear."

54:2
And if they see a Sign, they turn away and say, "Magic continuing."

74:24
Then he said, "Not (is) this but magic imitated.

   siḥ'rāni   (1)

28:48
But when came to them the truth from us they said, "Why not he was given (the) like (of) what was given (to) Musa?" Did not they disbelieve in what was given (to) Musa from before? They said, "Two magic (works) supporting each other." And they said, "Indeed, we in all (are) disbelievers."

   siḥ'rihim   (1)

20:66
He said, "Nay, you throw." Then behold! Their ropes and their staffs seemed to him by their magic that they (were) moving.

   saḥarū   (1)

7:116
He said, "Throw." Then when they threw, they bewitched (the) eyes (of) the people, and terrified them and came (up) with a magic great.

   litasḥaranā   (1)

7:132
And they said, "Whatever you bring us therewith of (the) sign so that you bewitch us with it, then not we (will be) in you believers."

   lasāḥirun   (1)

7:109
Said the chiefs of (the) people (of) Firaun, "Indeed, this (is) surely a magician - learned.

10:2
Is it for the mankind a wonder that We revealed to a man from (among) them that, "Warn the mankind and give glad tidings (to) those who believe that for them (will be) a position respectable near their Lord?" Said the disbelievers, "Indeed, this (is) surely a magician obvious."

26:34
He said to the chiefs around him, "Indeed, this (is) surely a magician learned.

   lasāḥirāni   (1)

20:63
They said, "Indeed, these two [two] magicians they intend that they drive you out of your land with their magic and do away with your way the exemplary.

   lasiḥ'run   (1)

10:76
So when came to them the truth from Us, they said, "Indeed this (is) surely, a magic clear."

   masḥūran   (2)

17:101
And certainly We had given Musa nine Signs clear, so ask (the) Children (of) Israel when he came to them, then said to him Firaun, "Indeed, I [I] think you - O Musa! (you are) bewitched."

17:47
We know best [of] what they listen to [it] when they listen to you, and when they (are) in private conversation, when say the wrongdoers, "Not you follow but a man bewitched."

25:8
Or is delivered to him a treasure or is for him a garden, he may eat from it? And say the wrongdoers, "Not you follow but a man bewitched."

   masḥūrūna   (1)

15:15
They would surely say "Only have been dazzled our eyes. Nay, we (are) a people bewitched."

   wabil-asḥāri   (1)

51:18
And in the hours before dawn they would ask forgiveness,

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