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Verse (14:51), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (14:51) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A particle of purpose and verb. The prefixed particle lām is used to indicate the purpose of an action and makes the following verb subjunctive. The imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is third person masculine singular and is in the subjunctive mood (منصوب). The verb's triliteral root is jīm zāy yā (ج ز ي).

Chapter (14) sūrat ib'rāhīm (Abraham)

So that Allah may recompense
PRP – prefixed particle of purpose lām
V – 3rd person masculine singular imperfect verb, subjunctive mood
اللام لام التعليل
فعل مضارع منصوب

Verse (14:51)

The analysis above refers to the 51st verse of chapter 14 (sūrat ib'rāhīm):

Sahih International: So that Allah will recompense every soul for what it earned. Indeed, Allah is swift in account.

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