- Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
- Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
- 1 times as noun ankaś
- 6 times as verb nkś
Hence, be not like her who breaks and completely untwists the yarn which she [herself] has spun and made strong-[be not like this by] using your oaths as a means of deceiving one another,* simply because some of you may be more powerful than others."* By all this, God but puts you to a test-and [He does it] so that on Resurrection Day He might make clear unto you all that on which you were wont to differ.*
wla tkwnwa kalty nqDt ğzlha mn bAd qwẗ ankaśa ttKźwn aymankm dKla bynkm an tkwn amẗ hy arbya mn amẗ anma yblwkm allh bh wlybynn lkm ywm alqyamẗ ma kntm fyh tKtlfwn
But whenever We removed the plague from them, giving them time to make good their promise,* lo, they would break their word.
But if they break their solemn pledges after having concluded a covenant,* and revile your religion, then fight against these archetypes of faithlessness* who, behold, have no [regard for their own] pledges, so that they might desist [from aggression].
Would you, perchance, fail to fight against people who have broken their solemn pledges, and have done all that they could to drive the Apostle away,* and have been first to attack you? Do you hold them in awe? Nay, it is God alone of whom you ought to stand in awe,* if you are [truly] believers!
ala tqatlwn qwma nkśwa aymanhm whmwa baKraj alrswl whm bdawkm awl mrẗ atKşwnhm fallh aHq an tKşwh an kntm mamnyn
But whenever We removed the suffering from them, lo! they would break their word.
Behold, all who pledge their allegiance to thee pledge their allegiance to God: the hand of God is over their hands.* Hence, he who breaks his oath, breaks it only to his own hurt; whereas he who remains true to what he has pledged unto God, on him will He bestow a reward supreme.