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Verse (56:60), Word 7 - Quranic Grammar


The seventh word of verse (56:60) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and passive participle. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The passive participle is masculine plural and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The passive participle's triliteral root is sīn bā qāf (س ب ق). Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (56) sūrat l-wāqiʿah (The Event)

(are) outrun,
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive masculine plural passive participle
جار ومجرور

Verse (56:60)

The analysis above refers to the 60th verse of chapter 56 (sūrat l-wāqiʿah):

Sahih International: We have decreed death among you, and We are not to be outdone

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