وَزَرَ ذ , (A, Mgh, K,) aor. يَزِرُ, inf. n. وِزْرٌ, with kesr, (K,) He bore, or carried, a heavy load, or burden. (A, Mgh, K.) It is said in the Kur, [vi. 164, &c.,] وَلَا تَزِرُ وَازِرَةٌ وِزْرَ أُخْرَى Nor shall any [soul] bearing [a heavy burden] bear the [heavy] burden of another soul; (S;) i. e., its burden of sin: (Mgh, Msb:) meaning, that no one shall be punished for the sin of another; nor shall any sinning soul bear the heavy burden of another soul; every one shall be requited for his [own] deeds: (TA:) or nor shall any sinning [soul] sin by the sin of another. (Akh, S, TA.) ― -b2- Hence, (Akh, S,) وَزَرَ, (Akh, S, A, Msb, K,) aor. يَزِرُ; and وَزِرَ, aor. يَوْزَرُ; (Akh, S, A, Msb, K;) and وُزِرَ (the same and A,) aor. يُوزَرُ; (Akh, S, K;) inf. n. وِزْرٌ and وَزْرٌ and زِرَةٌ, (K,) or وِزْرَةٌ, accord. to Zj, as I have seen it [says IM] pointed and well written; (L;) (tropical:) He sinned: (Akh, S, A, K:) or he bore [a burden of] sin- (Msb.) See also 8. ― -b3- وُزِرَ also signifies (tropical:) He was charged with, or accused of, a sin. (K, * TA.) ― -b4- وَزَرَ لِلْأَمِيرِ, (A,) and لِلْسُّلْطَانِ, (Msb, [this I believe to be the right reading; but in the only copy of the Msb, that I have, I find it written السلطان;]) aor. يَزِرُ; (A, Msb;) inf. n. وَزَارَةٌ; (A;) and لِلْأَمِيرِ ↓ توزّر , (S.) or لَلْمَلِكِ; (K;) and ↓ وَازرهُ ; (S, K;) (tropical:) He was, or became, وَزِير [or vicegerent] (S, A, Msb, K) to the governor, (S, A,) or sultán, (Msb,) or king. (K.) 3 وَاْزَرَ [وَازرهُ He bore a burden with him. ― -b2- [Hence,] وازر المَلِكَ أَعْبَآءَ المُلْكِ (tropical:) He bore with the king (حَامَلَهُ) the burden of the regal office. (A.) See also 1, last signification. ― -b3- وازرهُ عَلَى الأَمْرِ, (TA,) inf. n. مُوَازَرَةٌ, (A, TA,) He aided, assisted, or helped, him, and strengthened him, to do the thing: originally آزَرَهُ: (A, * TA:) the former of these, وازره, is the more chaste. (TA.) 4 اوزرهُ ذ He appointed him a وَزَر, (K, TA,) i. e., a place of refuge to which to betake himself. (TA.) 5 تَوَزَّرَ see 1, last signification. 8 إِِتَّزَرَ ذ , of the measure إِِفْتَعَلَ, (S, Msb,) [originally إِِوْتَزَرَ,] (tropical:) He committed a وِزْر, (S, K,) i. e., a sin. (Msb, TA.) 10 إِِستوزرهُ ذ (tropical:) He took him, or chose him, as a وَزِير [or vicegerent]. (K.) You say, أُسْتُوزِرَ فُلَانٌ (tropical:) Such a one was taken, or chosen, as a وزير. (S, A. *) وِزْرٌ ذ A heavy load or burden, (A, Mgh, K,) a bundle, (S,) or great bundle, (K,) that is carried on the back: (S, K:) a weight; syn. ثقل: (S, [in which the syn. is written ثِقْل: so in two copies; and so app. accord. to A 'Obeyd, who makes its pl. أَثْقَال:] and Msb [in which, in my copy, the syn. is written without syll. signs:] and K [in which it is written ثِقَل:]) pl. أَوْزَارٌ. (Msb, K.) ― -b2- (tropical:) A weapon; an instrument of war: or weapons; arms: syn. سِلَاحٌ: (S, Mgh, Msb, K:) because heavy upon the wearer: (Mgh, Msb:) or أَوْزَارٌ signifies the burdens and instruments of war, &c.; and the sing. is وِزْرٌ; (A 'Obeyd, TA;) or it has no sing., accord. to some. (TA.) A poet says, (S,) namely El-Aashà, (Mgh, TA.) “ وَأَعْدَدْتُ لِلْحَرْبِ أَوْزَارَهَا
رِمَاحًا طِوَالًا وَخَيْلًا ذُكُورَا
” [And I prepared for the war its weapons and other apparatus; long lances and male horses]. (S, Mgh, TA.) And it is said in the Kur, [xlvii. 5,] حَيَّى تَضَعَ ا@لْحَرْبُ أَوْزَارَهَا, meaning, (tropical:) Until the war terminates: (Mgh, Msb:) because then the people thereof lay down their arms: (Mgh:) properly, until the people of the war lay down their burdens: (Msb:) their weapons and burdens: or, as some say, their sins. (Bd.) ― -b3- (tropical:) A sin: (S, Bd, ubi supra, and Msb, K:) and [especially] polytheism: (Fr, Bd, TA:) pl. as above. (Bd, Msb, &c.) This is the sense in which it is most frequently used in the traditions. (IAth.) وَزَرٌ ذ A mountain: this is the primary signification: (S:) or a mountain difficult of access, or strong: (K, TK:) or a mountain to which one betakes himself for refuge: this is the primary signification. (Aboo-Is-hák.) ― -b2- A place of refuge: (S, Msb, K:) any such place. (Aboo-Is-hák, K.) So in the Kur, lxxv. 11. (TA.) ― -b3- See also وَزِيرٌ. وَزِيرٌ ذ i. q. مُوَازِرٌ [One who bears a burden or burdens with another: or one who aids, assists or helps, and strengthens, another: see 3:] (S, A, K:) like as أَكِيلٌ signifies i. q. مُؤَاكِلٌ, (S,) and جَلِيسٌ i. q. مُجَالِسٌ. (A.) ― -b2- (tropical:) [A vicegerent of a king or the like: or a confidential minister of state: in English commonly written vizier, in imitation of the Turkish pronunciation; but properly, wezeer:] the familiar of the king, who bears his master's burden, and aids him by his counsel: (K:) or the وزير of the king is the person who bears with him (يُوَازِرُهُ, i. e. يُحَامِلُهُ,) the burdens of the regal office: not from مُوَازَرَةٌ, signifying the “ act of aiding or the like, ” because the و in this latter word is substituted for ', and the derivative from it of the measure فَعِيلٌ is أَزِيرٌ: (A:) ISd says, some hold that the و in وزير is substituted for '; but Abu-l-'Abbás says, that this is not agreeable with analogy; for the substitution of ' for و in a word of this measure is rare, and that of و for ' is more strange: (TA:) the وزير is so called because he bears for the king the burden of administration: (S, * Msb:) or it is from ↓ وَزَرٌ , signifying “ a mountain to which one has recourse to save himself from destruction: ” so the وزير of the khaleefeh is one upon whose counsel the khaleefeh relies in his affairs, and to whom he betakes himself for refuge or safety: (Aboo-Is-hák, TA:) pl. وُزَرَآءُ (A, Msb, K) and أَوْزَارٌ; (A, K;) the latter like أَشْرَافٌ and أَيْتَامٌ, (A, TA,) pls. of شَرِيفٌ and يَتِيمٌ. (TA.) وِزَارَةٌ ذ and وَزَارَةٌ The condition, or office, of a وَزِير: (S, Msb, K:) the former word is the more approved. (ISk, Msb.) وَازِرٌ ذ Bearing, or carrying, a heavy load, or burden. (A.) ― -b2- [Hence,] also, (A,) and ↓ مَوْزُورٌ , (S, A, Msb, K,) (tropical:) Sinning: (S, A, K:) or bearing [a burden of] sin. (Msb.) مَأْزُورَاتٍ occurs in a trad., for مَوْزُورَاتٍ, the regular form, because it is there coupled with مَأْجُورَاتٍ, to which it is opposed. (S, Mgh, Msb, K.) مَوْزُورٌ ذ : see وَازِرٌ.
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