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Verse (12:68), Word 18 - Quranic Grammar


The eighteenth word of verse (12:68) is a feminine singular noun and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is nūn fā sīn (ن ف س).

Chapter (12) sūrat yūsuf (Joseph)

Yaqub's soul,
N – genitive feminine singular noun اسم مجرور

Verse (12:68)

The analysis above refers to the 68th verse of chapter 12 (sūrat yūsuf):

Sahih International: And when they entered from where their father had ordered them, it did not avail them against Allah at all except [it was] a need within the soul of Jacob, which he satisfied. And indeed, he was a possessor of knowledge because of what We had taught him, but most of the people do not know.

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12th November, 2011

how comes this comes up in the results list when you type in Yaqub(as) in search part, when it doesn't mention the name of Yaqub(as) here. it says nafsi not Musa(as), please fix this


12th November, 2011

*it says nafsi not Yaqub(as), please fix this

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