• Yes: “to keep alive”, this meaning is not used in this verse.
  • اِسْتَحْيَا الأَسِيرَ
    he
    kept the prisoner alive
  • This meaning is used in the following verse (Quran 2.49) about Pharoah:

… يُذَبِّحُونَ أَبْنَاءَكُمْ وَيَسْتَحْيُونَ نِسَاءَكُمْ …

… slaughtering your newborn sons and keeping your females alive …

 

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