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Verse (2:112), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (2:112) 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 (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

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

Verse (2:112)

The analysis above refers to the 112th verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: Yes [on the contrary], whoever submits his face in Islam to Allah while being a doer of good will have his reward with his Lord. And no fear will there be concerning them, nor will they grieve.

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