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Verse (3:167), Word 30 - Quranic Grammar


The 30th word of verse (3:167) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and proper noun. The connective particle wa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The proper noun is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه).

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

And Allah
REM – prefixed resumption particle
PN – nominative proper noun → Allah
الواو استئنافية
لفظ الجلالة مرفوع

Verse (3:167)

The analysis above refers to the 167th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: And that He might make evident those who are hypocrites. For it was said to them, "Come, fight in the way of Allah or [at least] defend." They said, "If we had known [there would be] fighting, we would have followed you." They were nearer to disbelief that day than to faith, saying with their mouths what was not in their hearts. And Allah is most Knowing of what they conceal -

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