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Verse (20:20), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (20:20) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A resumption particle and surprise particle. The connective particle fa is usually translated as "then" or "so" and is used to indicate a sequence of events.

Chapter (20) sūrat ṭā hā

and behold!
REM – prefixed resumption particle
SUR – surprise particle
الفاء استئنافية
حرف فجاءة

Verse (20:20)

The analysis above refers to the twentieth verse of chapter 20 (sūrat ṭā hā):

Sahih International: So he threw it down, and thereupon it was a snake, moving swiftly.

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