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Verse (3:39), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (3:39) is a masculine plural noun and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is mīm lām kāf (م ل ك).

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

the Angels
N – nominative masculine plural noun اسم مرفوع

Verse (3:39)

The analysis above refers to the 39th verse of chapter 3 (sūrat āl ʿim'rān):

Sahih International: So the angels called him while he was standing in prayer in the chamber, "Indeed, Allah gives you good tidings of John, confirming a word from Allah and [who will be] honorable, abstaining [from women], and a prophet from among the righteous."

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