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How should we know when to use typical verb form properties on the meaning of a given verb in the Quran?

Simple short answer for Your second question Unlike artificial languages, almost in all cases the languages people speak have grown long before a grammar was settled. As a matter of fact Arabic ...
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Why does ALLAH say that you "may be" successful in 22:77? Why there is not a guarantee?

The Arabic verb form is an imperative. It doesn't express uncertainty but rather a good wish for a blessing. German translations write "auf daß es euch wohl ergehe" which is close to the ...
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Meaning of "if you only knew" in english translation of 2:184

The phrase "If only you knew" just means: Fasting is very good for you and you would not hesitate at all to do it if only you knew and understood the great reward and benefit there exists in ...
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Why does ALLAH say that you "may be" successful in 22:77? Why there is not a guarantee?

May(verb) also means can, will, be-allowed, be-able or to-have-permission. Etymology of may (verb) From Middle English mowen, mayen, moȝen, maȝen. From Old English magan, *mugan. From Proto-West ...
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What the word Ebadat (Worships) encompasses as a whole?

The word عبادت is from عبد means the servant. In Islam, عبد means the servant of Allah Subhan Tallah. Just by practicing five tenets of Islam, i.e., Towhead, Salat, Soum, Zakat, Hajj, we never become ...
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What does "they are the most eager to return after a retreat" mean?

Note, first of all, that these are the comments of Amr, not statements of the Prophet (SAW). The phrase "they are the most eager to return after a retreat" or "أَوْشَكُهُمْ كَرَّةً ...
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