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Verse (8:17), Word 11 - Quranic Grammar


The eleventh word of verse (8:17) is a proper noun in the accusative case (منصوب). The proper noun's triliteral root is hamza lām hā (أ ل ه).

Chapter (8) sūrat l-anfāl (The Spoils of War)

PN – accusative proper noun → Allah لفظ الجلالة منصوب

Verse (8:17)

The analysis above refers to the seventeenth verse of chapter 8 (sūrat l-anfāl):

Sahih International: And you did not kill them, but it was Allah who killed them. And you threw not, [O Muhammad], when you threw, but it was Allah who threw that He might test the believers with a good test. Indeed, Allah is Hearing and Knowing.

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