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Verse (12:40), Word 6 - Quranic Grammar


The sixth word of verse (12:40) is an indefinite masculine plural noun and is in the accusative case (منصوب). The noun's triliteral root is sīn mīm wāw (س م و).

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

N – accusative masculine plural indefinite noun اسم منصوب

Verse (12:40)

The analysis above refers to the 40th verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: You worship not besides Him except [mere] names you have named them, you and your fathers, for which Allah has sent down no authority. Legislation is not but for Allah. He has commanded that you worship not except Him. That is the correct religion, but most of the people do not know.

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