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Verse (23:108), Word 4 - Quranic Grammar


The fourth word of verse (23:108) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A conjunction and prohibition particle. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The prohibition particle (حرف نهي) is used to form a negative imperative and places the following verb into the jussive mood (مجزوم).

Chapter (23) sūrat l-mu'minūn (The Believers)

and (do) not
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
PRO – prohibition particle
الواو عاطفة
حرف نهي

Verse (23:108)

The analysis above refers to the 108th verse of chapter 23 (sūrat l-mu'minūn):

Sahih International: He will say, "Remain despised therein and do not speak to Me.

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