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Verse (57:29), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (57:29) 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
PRP – prefixed particle of purpose lām
NEG – negative particle
اللام لام التعليل
حرف نفي

Verse (57:29)

The analysis above refers to the 29th verse of chapter 57 (sūrat l-ḥadīd):

Sahih International: [This is] so that the People of the Scripture may know that they are not able [to obtain] anything from the bounty of Allah and that [all] bounty is in the hand of Allah ; He gives it to whom He wills. And Allah is the possessor of great bounty.

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