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Verse (40:75), Word 9 - Quranic Grammar


The ninth word of verse (40:75) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A conjunction, preposition and relative pronoun. The prefixed conjunction wa is usually translated as "and". The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (40) sūrat ghāfir (The Forgiver God)

and because
CONJ – prefixed conjunction wa (and)
P – prefixed preposition bi
REL – relative pronoun
الواو عاطفة
جار ومجرور

Verse (40:75)

The analysis above refers to the 75th verse of chapter 40 (sūrat ghāfir):

Sahih International: [The angels will say], "That was because you used to exult upon the earth without right and you used to behave insolently.

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