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Verse (39:5), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (39:5) is a feminine plural noun and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is sīn mīm wāw (س م و).

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

the heavens
N – genitive feminine plural noun اسم مجرور

Verse (39:5)

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

Sahih International: He created the heavens and earth in truth. He wraps the night over the day and wraps the day over the night and has subjected the sun and the moon, each running [its course] for a specified term. Unquestionably, He is the Exalted in Might, the Perpetual Forgiver.

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