Appears 7 times in the Quran. (Root: نوب)
  1. Most surely Ibrahim was forbearing, tender-hearted, oft-returning (to Allah):

  2. Turning to Him, and be careful of (your duty to) Him and keep up prayer and be not of the polytheists

  3. And when harm afflicts men, they call upon their Lord, turning to Him, then when He makes them taste of mercy from Him, lo! some of them begin to associate (others) with their Lord,

  4. Do they not then consider what is before them and what is behind them of the heaven and the earth? If We please We will make them disappear in the land or bring down upon them a portion from the heaven; most surely there is a sign in this for every servant turning (to Allah).

  5. And when distress afflicts a man he calls upon his Lord turning to Him frequently; then when He makes him possess a favor from Him, he forgets that for which he called upon Him before, and sets up rivals to Allah that he may cause (men) to stray off from His path. Say: Enjoy yourself in your ungratefulness a little, surely you are of the inmates of the fire.

  6. To give sight and as a reminder to every servant who turns frequently (to Allah).

  7. Who fears the Beneficent Allah in secret and comes with a penitent heart: