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Verse (26:42), Word 5 - Quranic Grammar


The fifth word of verse (26:42) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An emphatic prefix and preposition. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis.

Chapter (26) sūrat l-shuʿarā (The Poets)

surely (will be) of
EMPH – emphatic prefix lām
P – preposition
اللام لام التوكيد
حرف جر

Verse (26:42)

The analysis above refers to the 42nd verse of chapter 26 (sūrat l-shuʿarā):

Sahih International: He said, "Yes, and indeed, you will then be of those near [to me]."

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