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Verse (67:1), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (67:1) is divided into 3 morphological segments. A preposition, noun and possessive pronoun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The noun is feminine singular and is in the genitive case (مجرور). The noun's triliteral root is yā dāl yā (ي د ي). The attached possessive pronoun is third person masculine singular. Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (67) sūrat l-mulk (Dominion)

in Whose Hand
P – prefixed preposition bi
N – genitive feminine singular noun
PRON – 3rd person masculine singular possessive pronoun → Allah
جار ومجرور والهاء ضمير متصل في محل جر بالاضافة

Verse (67:1)

The analysis above refers to the first verse of chapter 67 (sūrat l-mulk):

Sahih International: Blessed is He in whose hand is dominion, and He is over all things competent -

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