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Verse (53:18), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (53:18) is divided into 2 morphological segments. An emphatic prefix and particle of certainty. The prefixed particle lām is usually translated as "surely" or "indeed" and is used to add emphasis.

Chapter (53) sūrat l-najm (The Star)

EMPH – emphatic prefix lām
CERT – particle of certainty
اللام لام التوكيد
حرف تحقيق

Verse (53:18)

The analysis above refers to the eighteenth verse of chapter 53 (sūrat l-najm):

Sahih International: He certainly saw of the greatest signs of his Lord.

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