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Verse (24:49), Word 2 - Quranic Grammar


The second word of verse (24:49) is an imperfect verb (فعل مضارع). The verb is third person masculine singular and is in the jussive mood (مجزوم). The verb's triliteral root is kāf wāw nūn (ك و ن). The verb (يكن) belongs to a special group of words known as kāna and her sisters (كان واخواتها).

Chapter (24) sūrat l-nūr (The Light)

V – 3rd person masculine singular imperfect verb, jussive mood فعل مضارع مجزوم

Verse (24:49)

The analysis above refers to the 49th verse of chapter 24 (sūrat l-nūr):

Sahih International: But if the right is theirs, they come to him in prompt obedience.

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