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Verse (57:16), Word 25 - Quranic Grammar


The 25th word of verse (57:16) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A noun and possessive pronoun. The noun is feminine plural and is in the nominative case (مرفوع). The noun's triliteral root is qāf lām bā (ق ل ب). The attached possessive pronoun is third person masculine plural.

Chapter (57) sūrat l-ḥadīd (The Iron)

their hearts;
N – nominative feminine plural noun → Heart
PRON – 3rd person masculine plural possessive pronoun
اسم مرفوع و«هم» ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (57:16)

The analysis above refers to the sixteenth verse of chapter 57 (sūrat l-ḥadīd):

Sahih International: Has the time not come for those who have believed that their hearts should become humbly submissive at the remembrance of Allah and what has come down of the truth? And let them not be like those who were given the Scripture before, and a long period passed over them, so their hearts hardened; and many of them are defiantly disobedient.

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