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Verse (70:17), Word 3 - Quranic Grammar


The third word of verse (70:17) is a form IV perfect verb (فعل ماض). The verb is third person masculine singular. The verb's triliteral root is dāl bā rā (د ب ر).

Chapter (70) sūrat l-maʿārij (The Ways of Ascent)

turned his back
V – 3rd person masculine singular (form IV) perfect verb فعل ماض

Verse (70:17)

The analysis above refers to the seventeenth verse of chapter 70 (sūrat l-maʿārij):

Sahih International: It invites he who turned his back [on truth] and went away [from obedience]

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