• Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
  • Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
The root bky (ب ك ي) occurs 7 times in Quran, in 3 derived forms:
  • 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.*



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,