سُنَّة

Appears 11 times in the Quran. (Root: سنن)
  1. Indeed there have been examples before you; therefore travel in the earth and see what was the end of the rejecters.

  2. Allah desires to explain to you, and to guide you into the ways of those before you, and to turn to you (mercifully), and Allah is Knowing, Wise.

  3. Say to those who disbelieve, if they desist, that which is past shall be forgiven to them; and if they return, then what happened to the ancients has already passed.

  4. They do not believe in it, and indeed the example of the former people has already passed.

  5. (This is Our) course with regard to those of Our messengers whom We sent before you, and you shall not find a change in Our course.

  6. And nothing prevents men from believing when the guidance comes to them, and from asking forgiveness of their Lord, except that what happened to the ancients should overtake them, or that the chastisement should come face to face with them.

  7. There is no harm in the Prophet doing that which Allah has ordained for him; such has been the course of Allah with respect to those who have gone before; and the command of Allah is a decree that is made absolute:

  8. (Such has been) the course of Allah with respect to those who have gone before; and you shall not find any change in the course of Allah.

  9. (In) behaving proudly in the land and in planning evil; and the evil plans shall not beset any save the authors of it. Then should they wait for aught except the way of the former people? For you shall not find any alteration in the course of Allah; and you shall not find any change in the course of Allah.

  10. But their belief was not going to profit them when they had seen Our punishment; (this is) Allah's law, which has indeed obtained in the matter of His servants, and there the unbelievers are lost.

  11. Such has been the course of Allah that has indeed run before, and you shall not find a change in Allah's course.