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Verse (2:186), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (2:186) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A noun and possessive pronoun. The noun is masculine plural and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is ʿayn bā dāl (ع ب د). The attached possessive pronoun is first person singular.

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

My servants
N – nominative masculine plural noun
PRON – 1st person singular possessive pronoun
اسم مرفوع والياء ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (2:186)

The analysis above refers to the 186th verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: And when My servants ask you, [O Muhammad], concerning Me - indeed I am near. I respond to the invocation of the supplicant when he calls upon Me. So let them respond to Me [by obedience] and believe in Me that they may be [rightly] guided.

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