Appearance , Crime and Good Deeds

Our today’s discussion is Verse No. 41 , Surah No. 55. 

يُعْرَفُ الْمُجْرِمُوْنَ بِسِيْمٰهُمْ فَيُؤْخَذُ بِالنَّوَاصِيْ وَالْاَقْدَامِ

The wicked will be recognized by their appearance, then will be seized by ˹their˺ forelocks and feet.

By WordRoot wordNo. of Instances
in The Holy Quran
Meaning  First PlacementLast Placement
يُعْرَفُع ر ف71Acquaint oneself with,
will be know
Verse No. 89
Surah No. 02
Verse No. 24
Surah No. 83
الْمُجْرِمُوْنَج ر م66OffendersVerse No. 02
Surah No. 05
Verse No. 29
Surah No. 183
بِسِيْمٰهُمْس و م15Task Set Reference Table,
by their marks
Verse No. 49
Surah No. 02
Verse No. 41
Surah No. 55
فَيُؤْخَذُأ خ ذ273and will be seizedVerse No. 48
Surah No. 02
Verse No. 25
Surah No. 79
بِالنَّوَاصِيْن ص و04by the forelocksVerse No. 56
Surah No. 11
Verse No. 16
Surah No. 96
وَالْاَقْدَامِق د م48And the feetVerse No. 95
Surah No. 02
Verse No. 24
Surah No. 89

وَلَمَّا جَاۗءَھُمْ كِتٰبٌ مِّنْ عِنْدِ اللّٰهِ مُصَدِّقٌ لِّمَا مَعَھُمْ ۙ وَكَانُوْا مِنْ قَبْلُ يَسْتَفْتِحُوْنَ عَلَي الَّذِيْنَ كَفَرُوْا ښ فَلَمَّا جَاۗءَھُمْ مَّا عَرَفُوْا كَفَرُوْا بِهٖ ۡ فَلَعْنَةُ اللّٰهِ عَلَي الْكٰفِرِيْنَ

The first placement of the root word (يُعْرَفُ/ع ر ف) is in Verse No. 89 Surah No. 02:Although they used to pray for victory ˹by means of the Prophet˺ over the polytheists, when there came to them a Book from Allah which they recognized, confirming the Scripture they had ˹in their hands˺, they rejected it. So may Allah’s condemnation be upon the disbelievers.

تَعْرِفُ فِيْ وُجُوْهِهِمْ نَضْرَةَ النَّعِيْمِ

The last placement of the root word (يُعْرَفُ/ع ر ف) is in Verse No. 24 Surah No. 83:You will recognize in their faces the radiance of pleasure.


يٰٓاَيُّھَا الَّذِيْنَ اٰمَنُوْا لَا تُحِلُّوْا شَعَاۗىِٕرَ اللّٰهِ وَلَا الشَّهْرَ الْحَرَامَ وَلَا الْهَدْيَ وَلَا الْقَلَاۗىِٕدَ وَلَآ اٰۗمِّيْنَ الْبَيْتَ الْحَرَامَ يَبْتَغُوْنَ فَضْلًا مِّنْ رَّبِّهِمْ وَرِضْوَانًا ۭوَاِذَا حَلَلْتُمْ فَاصْطَادُوْا ۭوَلَا يَجْرِمَنَّكُمْ شَـنَاٰنُ قَوْمٍ اَنْ صَدُّوْكُمْ عَنِ الْمَسْجِدِ الْحَرَامِ اَنْ تَعْتَدُوْا ۘوَتَعَاوَنُوْا عَلَي الْبِرِّ وَالتَّقْوٰى ۠ وَلَا تَعَاوَنُوْا عَلَي الْاِثْمِ وَالْعُدْوَانِ ۠وَاتَّقُوا اللّٰهَ ۭاِنَّ اللّٰهَ شَدِيْدُ الْعِقَابِ

The first placement of the root word (ج ر م/الْمُجْرِمُوْنَ) is in Verse No. 02 Surah No. 05 :O believers! Do not violate Allah’s rituals ˹of pilgrimage˺, the sacred months, the sacrificial animals, the ˹offerings decorated with˺ garlands, nor those ˹pilgrims˺ on their way to the Sacred House seeking their Master bounty and pleasure. When pilgrimage has ended, you are allowed to hunt. Do not let the hatred of a people who once barred you from the Sacred Mosque provoke you to transgress. Cooperate with one another in goodness and righteousness, and do not cooperate in sin and transgression. And be mindful of Allah. Surely Allah is severe in punishment.

اِنَّ الَّذِيْنَ اَجْرَمُوْا كَانُوْا مِنَ الَّذِيْنَ اٰمَنُوْا يَضْحَكُوْنَ

The last placement of the root word (ج ر م/الْمُجْرِمُوْنَ) is in Verse No. 29 Surah No. 183:Indeed, those who committed crimes used to laugh at those who believed.


وَاِذْ نَجَّيْنٰكُمْ مِّنْ اٰلِ فِرْعَوْنَ يَسُوْمُوْنَكُمْ سُوْۗءَ الْعَذَابِ يُذَبِّحُوْنَ اَبْنَاۗءَكُمْ وَيَسْتَحْيُوْنَ نِسَاۗءَكُمْ ۭ وَفِىْ ذٰلِكُمْ بَلَاۗءٌ مِّنْ رَّبِّكُمْ عَظِيْمٌ

The first placement of the root word (س و م/ بِسِيْمٰهُمْ) is in Verse No. 49 Surah No. 02:And [recall] when We saved your forefathers from the people of Pharaoh, who afflicted you with the worst torment, slaughtering your [newborn] sons and keeping your females alive. And in that was a great trial from your Master.

يُعْرَفُ الْمُجْرِمُوْنَ بِسِيْمٰهُمْ فَيُؤْخَذُ بِالنَّوَاصِيْ وَالْاَقْدَامِ

The last placement of the root word (س و م/ بِسِيْمٰهُمْ) is in Verse No. 41 Surah No. 55 :The wicked will be recognized by their appearance, then will be seized by ˹their˺ forelocks and feet.


وَاتَّقُوْا يَوْمًا لَّا تَجْزِىْ نَفْسٌ عَنْ نَّفْسٍ شَـيْــــًٔـا وَّلَا يُقْبَلُ مِنْهَا شَفَاعَةٌ وَّلَا يُؤْخَذُ مِنْهَا عَدْلٌ وَّلَا ھُمْ يُنْصَرُوْنَ

The first placement of the root word (أ خ ذ/ فَيُؤْخَذُ) is in Verse No. 48 Surah No. 02 :And fear a Day when no soul will suffice for another soul at all, nor will intercession be accepted from it, nor will compensation be taken from it, nor will they be aided.

فَاَخَذَهُ اللّٰهُ نَكَالَ الْاٰخِرَةِ وَالْاُوْلٰى

The last placement of the root word (أ خ ذ/ فَيُؤْخَذُ) is in Verse No. 25 Surah No. 79:So Allah seized him in exemplary punishment for the last and the first [transgression].


اِنِّىْ تَوَكَّلْتُ عَلَي اللّٰهِ رَبِّيْ وَرَبِّكُمْ ۭ مَا مِنْ دَاۗبَّةٍ اِلَّا هُوَ اٰخِذٌۢ بِنَاصِيَتِهَا ۭ اِنَّ رَبِّيْ عَلٰي صِرَاطٍ مُّسْتَقِيْمٍ

The first placement of the root word (ن ص و/بِالنَّوَاصِيْ) is in Verse No. 56 Surah No. 11:Indeed, I have relied upon Allah , my Master and your Master. There is no creature but that He holds its forelock. Indeed, my Lord is on a path [that is] straight.”

نَاصِيَةٍ كَاذِبَةٍ خَاطِئَةٍ

The last placement of the root word (ن ص و/بِالنَّوَاصِيْ) is in Verse No. 16 Surah No. 96:A lying, sinning forelock.


وَلَنْ يَّتَمَنَّوْهُ اَبَدًۢا بِمَا قَدَّمَتْ اَيْدِيْهِمْ ۭ وَاللّٰهُ عَلِيْمٌۢ بِالظّٰلِمِيْنَ

The first placement of the root word (ق د م/وَالْاَقْدَامِ) is in Verse No. 95 Surah No. 02 :But they will never wish for it, ever, because of what their hands have put forth. And Allah is Knowing of the wrongdoers.

يَقُوْلُ يٰلَيْتَنِيْ قَدَّمْتُ لِحَيَاتِيْ

The last placement of the root word (ق د م/وَالْاَقْدَامِ) is in Verse No. 24 Surah No. 89 :He will say, “Oh, I wish I had sent ahead [some good] for my life.”


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