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Verse (57:23), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (57:23) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A particle of purpose and negative particle. The prefixed particle lām is used to indicate the purpose of an action and makes the following verb subjunctive.

Chapter (57) sūrat l-ḥadīd (The Iron)

So that you may not
PRP – prefixed particle of purpose lām
NEG – negative particle
اللام لام التعليل
حرف نفي

Verse (57:23)

The analysis above refers to the 23rd verse of chapter 57 (sūrat l-ḥadīd):

Sahih International: In order that you not despair over what has eluded you and not exult [in pride] over what He has given you. And Allah does not like everyone self-deluded and boastful -

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