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Verse (2:247), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (2:247) is a proper noun in the accusative case (منصوب). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه).

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

PN – accusative proper noun → Allah لفظ الجلالة منصوب

Verse (2:247)

The analysis above refers to the 247th verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: And their prophet said to them, "Indeed, Allah has sent to you Saul as a king." They said, "How can he have kingship over us while we are more worthy of kingship than him and he has not been given any measure of wealth?" He said, "Indeed, Allah has chosen him over you and has increased him abundantly in knowledge and stature. And Allah gives His sovereignty to whom He wills. And Allah is all-Encompassing [in favor] and Knowing."

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