Wolf

 

Root letters:

Dhal-Alif-Ba


dhi'b

12:13
قَالَ إِنِّي لَيَحْزُنُنِي أَنْ تَذْهَبُوا بِه ِِ وَأَخَافُ أَنْ يَأْكُلَهُ الذِّئْبُ وَأَنْتُمْ عَنْهُ غَافِلُونَ
Qāla 'Innī Layaĥzununī 'An Tadh/habū Bihi Wa 'Akhāfu 'An Ya'kulahu Adh-Dhi'bu Wa 'Antum `Anhu Ghāfilūna 

 

He said: "It saddens me that you should take him, and I fear that the wolf will eat him if you will be absent of him."

 

12:14
قَالُوا لَئِنْ أَكَلَهُ الذِّئْبُ وَنَحْنُ عُصْبَة ٌ إِنَّا إِذا ً لَخَاسِرُونَ
Qālū La'in '
Akalahu Adh-Dhi'bu Wa Naĥnu `Uşbatun 'Innā 'Idhāan Lakhāsirūna 

 

They said: "If the wolf eats him, while we are a numerous group, then we are the losers."

 

12:17
قَالُوا يَا أَبَانَا إِنَّا ذَهَبْنَا نَسْتَبِقُ وَتَرَكْنَا يُوسُفَ عِنْدَ مَتَاعِنَا فَأَكَلَهُ الذِّئْبُ وَمَا أَنْتَ بِمُؤْمِن ٍ لَنَا وَلَوْ كُنَّا صَادِقِينَ
Qālū Yā 'Abānā 'Innā Dhahabnā Nastabiqu Wa Taraknā Yūsufa `Inda Matā`inā Fa'akalahu Adh-Dhi'bu Wa Mā 'Anta Bimu'uminin Lanā Wa Law Kunnā Şādiqīna 

 

They said: "Our father, we went to race and left Joseph by our things, and the wolf ate him! But you would not believe us even if we were truthful."