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Verse (17:31), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (17:31) is an indefinite form IV masculine verbal noun and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The verbal noun's triliteral root is mīm lām qāf (م ل ق).

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

(of) poverty.
N – genitive masculine indefinite (form IV) verbal noun اسم مجرور

Verse (17:31)

The analysis above refers to the 31st verse of chapter 17 (sūrat l-isrā):

Sahih International: And do not kill your children for fear of poverty. We provide for them and for you. Indeed, their killing is ever a great sin.

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