- Ejtaal Arabic Almanac: Lane's Lexicon, Hans Wehr, Lisan al-Arab and others
- Perseus: Lane's Lexicon (in text format)
- 1 times as noun awhn
- 1 times as form IV active noun mwhn
- 2 times as noun whn
- 5 times as verb whn
The parable of those who take [beings or forces] other than God for their protectors is that of the spider which makes for itself a house: for, behold, the frailest of all houses is the spiders house. Could they but understand this!
mśl alźyn atKźwa mn dwn allh awlyaa kmśl alAnkbwt atKźt byta wan awhn albywt lbyt alAnkbwt lw kanwa yAlmwn
This [was God's purpose] -and also [to show] that God renders vain the artful schemes of those who deny the truth.
And [God says:] 'We have enjoined upon man goodness towards his parents: his mother bore him by bearing strain upon strain, and his utter dependence on her lasted two years:* [hence, O man,] be grateful towards Me and towards thy parents, [and remember that] with Me is all journeys' end.*
Be not, then, faint of heart, and grieve not:* for you are bound to rise high if you are [truly] believers.
And how many a prophet has had to fight [in God's cause], followed by many God-devoted men: and they did not become faint of heart for all that they had to suffer in God's cause, and neither did they weaken, nor did they abase themselves [before the enemy], since God loves those who are patient in adversity;
wkayn mn nby qatl mAh rbywn kśyr fma whnwa lma aSabhm fy sbyl allh wma DAfwa wma astkanwa wallh yHb alSabryn
And be not faint of heart when you seek out the [enemy] host. If you happen to suffer pain, behold, they suffer pain even as you suffer it: but you are hoping [to receive] from God what they cannot hope for. And God is indeed all-knowing, wise.
wla thnwa fy abtğaa alqwm an tkwnwa talmwn fanhm yalmwn kma talmwn wtrjwn mn allh ma la yrjwn wkan allh Alyma Hkyma
he prayed: "O my Sustainer! Feeble have become my bones, and my head glistens with grey hair. But never yet, O my Lord, has my prayer unto Thee remained unanswered.*
AND SO, [when you fight in a just cause,] do not lose heart and [never] beg for peace: for, seeing that God is with you, you are bound to rise high [in the end];* and never will He let your [good] deeds go to waste.