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Verse (2:15), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (2:15) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and personal pronoun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The personal pronoun is third person masculine plural. Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (2) sūrat l-baqarah (The Cow)

at them,
P – prefixed preposition bi
PRON – 3rd person masculine plural personal pronoun
جار ومجرور

Verse (2:15)

The analysis above refers to the fifteenth verse of chapter 2 (sūrat l-baqarah):

Sahih International: [But] Allah mocks them and prolongs them in their transgression [while] they wander blindly.

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