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Verse (27:25), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (27:25) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and proper noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The proper noun is in the genitive case (مجرور). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (27) sūrat l-naml (The Ants)

to Allah,
P – prefixed preposition lām
PN – genitive proper noun → Allah
جار ومجرور

Verse (27:25)

The analysis above refers to the 25th verse of chapter 27 (sūrat l-naml):

Sahih International: [And] so they do not prostrate to Allah , who brings forth what is hidden within the heavens and the earth and knows what you conceal and what you declare -

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