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Verse (17:100), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (17:100) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and subject pronoun. The imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is second person masculine plural and is in the indicative mood (مرفوع). The verb's triliteral root is mīm lām kāf (م ل ك). The suffix (الواو) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (17) sūrat l-isrā (The Night Journey)

V – 2nd person masculine plural imperfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
فعل مضارع والواو ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (17:100)

The analysis above refers to the 100th verse of chapter 17 (sūrat l-isrā):

Sahih International: Say [to them], "If you possessed the depositories of the mercy of my Lord, then you would withhold out of fear of spending." And ever has man been stingy.

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