Root: ج ب ب

Words from this Root in the Grand Qur’ān:

a) Total occurrences: 2

b) No of constructions: 1

Lane Lexicon: A well: (A, K:) or a well not cased with stone or the like: (S, A, Msb, K:) or a well containing much water: or a deep well: (A, K:) or of some other description: (A:) or a well in a good situation with respect to pasture: or one that people have found; not one that they have dug: (K:) or a well that is not deep:

Classical Lexicons

  • A participant of discussion who was less emotional - eldest among them said; "You should not kill Yu'suf —

  • Instead I direct you people to lower him into the bottom of the dry ditch/well —

  • Some of the passing by caravan will pick him up (and take him to foreign land as one option you proposed-12:9) —

  • Do like it, if you people have become determined to take the initiative." [12:10]


  • Sequel to father's permission when they went taking him along and they joined for rendering him placed in the bottom of the dry ditch/well;

  • While they were doing this, Our Majesty communicated to him (Yu'suf): "Certainly you will one day remind them about this act of theirs while they will have no thought of it." [12:15]


1 Noun: Definite; singular; masculine; genitive. (1)12:10(2)12:15=2

                                  اسم :معرفہ باللام-مجرور-واحد مذكر