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Verse (34:21), Word 8 - Quranic Grammar


The eighth word of verse (34:21) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A particle of purpose and verb. The prefixed particle lām is used to indicate the purpose of an action and makes the following verb subjunctive. The imperfect verb (فعل مضارع) is first person plural and is in the subjunctive mood (منصوب). The verb's triliteral root is ʿayn lām mīm (ع ل م).

Chapter (34) sūrat saba (Sheba)

that We (might) make evident
PRP – prefixed particle of purpose lām
V – 1st person plural imperfect verb, subjunctive mood
اللام لام التعليل
فعل مضارع منصوب

Verse (34:21)

The analysis above refers to the 21st verse of chapter 34 (sūrat saba):

Sahih International: And he had over them no authority except [it was decreed] that We might make evident who believes in the Hereafter from who is thereof in doubt. And your Lord, over all things, is Guardian.

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