• Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
  • Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
The root vbr (ث ب ر) occurs 5 times in Quran, in 2 derived forms:
  • 1 times as passive noun mśbwr
  • 4 times as noun śbwr



Answered [Moses]: "Thou knowest well that none but the Sustainer of the heavens and the earth has bestowed these [miraculous signs] from on high, as a means of insight [for thee];* and, verily, O Pharaoh, [since thou hast chosen to reject them;] I think that thou art utterly lost!"



and when they are flung, linked [all] together, into a tight space within, they will pray for extinction there and then!*


[But they will be told:] “Pray not today for one single extinction, but pray for many extinctions!"*
he will in time pray for utter destruction: