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Verse (3:157), Word 11 - Quranic Grammar


The eleventh word of verse (3:157) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and noun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The indefinite noun is feminine and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is rā ḥā mīm (ر ح م).

Chapter (3) sūrat āl ʿim'rān (The Family of Imrān)

and Mercy
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
N – nominative feminine indefinite noun
الواو عاطفة
اسم مرفوع

Verse (3:157)

The analysis above refers to the 157th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: And if you are killed in the cause of Allah or die - then forgiveness from Allah and mercy are better than whatever they accumulate [in this world].

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