The sixteenth word of verse (2:120) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A resumption particle, emphatic prefix and conditional particle. The connective particle wa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis.
The analysis above refers to the 120th
verse of chapter 2 (sūrat
Sahih International: And never will the Jews or the Christians approve of you until you follow their religion. Say, "Indeed, the guidance of Allah is the [only] guidance." If you were to follow their desires after what has come to you of knowledge, you would have against Allah no protector or helper.
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