AL HUMAZAH (THE SLANDERER)

(Revealed at Mecca - contains 9 verses - 1 section)

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Allah beginning with the name of the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

AYAT

TRANSLATION

1

وَيْلٌ لِّكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُّمَزَةٍ

Ruin is for every open slanderer, backbiter.

2

الَّذِي جَمَعَ مَالًا وَعَدَّدَهُ

Who accumulated wealth and hoarded it, counting.

3

يَحْسَبُ أَنَّ مَالَهُ أَخْلَدَهُ

Does he think that his wealth will prolong his stay on earth forever?

4

كَلَّا ۖ لَيُنبَذَنَّ فِي الْحُطَمَةِ

Never! He will certainly be thrown into the Crushing One.

5

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحُطَمَةُ

And what have you understood what the Crushing One is!

6

نَارُ اللَّهِ الْمُوقَدَةُ

The fire of Allah, that is ablaze.

7

الَّتِي تَطَّلِعُ عَلَى الْأَفْئِدَةِ

Which will climb on to the hearts.

8

إِنَّهَا عَلَيْهِم مُّؤْصَدَةٌ

Indeed it will be shut over them.

9

فِي عَمَدٍ مُّمَدَّدَةٍ

In extended columns.

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