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Verse (15:68), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (15:68) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and prohibition particle. The connective particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events. The prohibition particle (حرف نهي) is used to form a negative imperative and places the following verb into the jussive mood (مجزوم).

Chapter (15) sūrat l-ḥij'r (The Rocky Tract)

so (do) not
REM – prefixed resumption particle
PRO – prohibition particle
الفاء استئنافية
حرف نهي

Verse (15:68)

The analysis above refers to the 68th verse of chapter 15 (sūrat l-ḥij'r):

Sahih International: [Lot] said, "Indeed, these are my guests, so do not shame me.

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