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Verse (68:2), Word 1 - Quranic Grammar


The first word of verse (68:2) is a negative particle that acts like the verb laysa (ليس). This verb belongs to a special group of words known as kāna and her sisters (كان واخواتها).

Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)


NEG – negative particle نافية بمنزلة «ليس»

Verse (68:2)

The analysis above refers to the second verse of chapter 68 (sūrat l-qalam):

Sahih International: You are not, [O Muhammad], by the favor of your Lord, a madman.

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