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Verse (7:1), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


Verse 1 of chapter 7 begins with the Quranic initials alif lām mīm ṣād (ا ل م ص). These are sequences of letters that occur at the start of certain chapters in the Quran. In Arabic these are known as the disconnected or shortened letters (حروف مقطعة).

Chapter (7) sūrat l-aʿrāf (The Heights)

Alif Laam Meem Saad.
INL – Quranic initials حروف مقطعة

Verse (7:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 7 (sūrat l-aʿrāf):

Sahih International: Alif, Lam, Meem, Sad.

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