- Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
- Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
- 1 times as form IV verb abkya
- 1 times as noun bky
- 5 times as verb bkt
and that it is He alone who causes [you] to laugh and to weep;
THESE WERE some of the prophets upon whom God bestowed His blessings - [prophets] of the seed of Adam and of those whom We caused to be borne [in the ark] with Noah, and of the seed of Abraham and Israel* and [all of them were] among those whom We had guided and elected; [and] whenever the messages of the Most Gracious were conveyed unto them, they would fall down [before Him], prostrating themselves and weeping.*
awlaak alźyn anAm allh Alyhm mn alnbyn mn źryẗ aadm wmmn Hmlna mA nwH wmn źryẗ abrahym wasraayl wmmn hdyna wajtbyna aźa ttlya Alyhm aayat alrHman Krwa sjda wbkya
Let them, then, laugh a little -.for they will weep a lot* in return for what they have earned.
And at nightfall they came to their father, weeping,
And so they fall down upon their faces, weeping, and [their consciousness of God's grace] increases their humility.
and neither sky nor earth shed tears over them, nor were they allowed a respite.*
And do you laugh instead of weeping,