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Verse (14:10), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (14:10) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An interrogative alif and preposition. The prefixed alif is an interrogative particle used to form a question and is usually translated as "is", "are", or "do".

Chapter (14) sūrat ib'rāhīm (Abraham)

"Can (there) be about
INTG – prefixed interrogative alif
P – preposition
الهمزة همزة استفهام
حرف جر

Verse (14:10)

The analysis above refers to the tenth verse of chapter 14 (sūrat ib'rāhīm):

Sahih International: Their messengers said, "Can there be doubt about Allah , Creator of the heavens and earth? He invites you that He may forgive you of your sins, and He delays your death for a specified term." They said, "You are not but men like us who wish to avert us from what our fathers were worshipping. So bring us a clear authority."

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