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Verse (39:2), Word 6 - Quranic Grammar


The sixth word of verse (39:2) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and verb. The connective particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The imperative verb (فعل أمر) is second person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is ʿayn bā dāl (ع ب د).

Chapter (39) sūrat l-zumar (The Groups)

so worship
REM – prefixed resumption particle
V – 2nd person masculine singular imperative verb
الفاء استئنافية
فعل أمر

Verse (39:2)

The analysis above refers to the second verse of chapter 39 (sūrat l-zumar):

Sahih International: Indeed, We have sent down to you the Book, [O Muhammad], in truth. So worship Allah , [being] sincere to Him in religion.

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