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Verse (16:42), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (16:42) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A verb and subject pronoun. The perfect verb (فعل ماض) is third person masculine plural. The verb's triliteral root is ṣād bā rā (ص ب ر). The suffix (الواو) is an attached subject pronoun.

Chapter (16) sūrat l-naḥl (The Bees)

(are) patient
V – 3rd person masculine plural perfect verb
PRON – subject pronoun
فعل ماض والواو ضمير متصل في محل رفع فاعل

Verse (16:42)

The analysis above refers to the 42nd verse of chapter 16 (sūrat l-naḥl):

Sahih International: [They are] those who endured patiently and upon their Lord relied.

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