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Verse (68:40), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (68:40) is divided into 2 morphological segments. A preposition and demonstrative pronoun. The prefixed preposition bi is usually translated as "with" or "by". The demonstrative pronoun is masculine singular. Together the segments form a preposition phrase known as jār wa majrūr (جار ومجرور).

Chapter (68) sūrat l-qalam (The Pen)

for that
P – prefixed preposition bi
DEM – masculine singular demonstrative pronoun
جار ومجرور

Verse (68:40)

The analysis above refers to the 40th verse of chapter 68 (sūrat l-qalam):

Sahih International: Ask them which of them, for that [claim], is responsible.

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