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Verse (3:199), Word 15 - Quranic Grammar

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The fifteenth word of verse (3:199) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and proper noun. The prefixed preposition lām is usually translated as "for". The proper noun is in the genitive case (مجرور). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

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


(3:199:15)
lillahi
to Allah.
P – prefixed preposition lām
PN – genitive proper noun → Allah
جار ومجرور

Verse (3:199)

The analysis above refers to the 199th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: And indeed, among the People of the Scripture are those who believe in Allah and what was revealed to you and what was revealed to them, [being] humbly submissive to Allah. They do not exchange the verses of Allah for a small price. Those will have their reward with their Lord. Indeed, Allah is swift in account.

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