Chapter 104: Surah Al-Humazah (The Slanderer)



وَيْلٌ لِّكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ Woe to every slanderer,

لُّمَزَةِۙ defamer!

۝ Verse 1

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Woe to every slanderer, defamer!



ا۟لَّذِيْ جَمَعَ Who amasses

مَالًا وَّ عَدَّدَهٗۙ wealth and counts it

۝ Verse 2

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Who amasses wealth and counts it—



يَحْسَبُ اَنَّ مَالَهٗۤ He thinks that his wealth will

اَخْلَدَهٗۚ make him abide.

۝ Verse 3

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

He thinks that his wealth will make him abide.



كَلَّا Nay, he will certainly be

لَيُنْۢبَذَنَّ فِي الْحُطَمَةِۖ hurled into the crushing disaster;

۝ Verse 4

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Nay, he will certainly be hurled into the crushing disaster;



وَ مَاۤ اَدْرٰىكَ And what will make thee realize

مَا الْحُطَمَةُؕ what the crushing disaster is?

۝ Verse 5

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

And what will make thee realize what the crushing disaster is?



نَارُ It is the Fire

اللّٰهِ الْمُوْقَدَةُۙ kindled by Allah,

۝ Verse 6

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

It is the Fire kindled by Allah,



الَّتِيْ تَطَّلِعُ Which rises

عَلَى الْاَفْـِٕدَةِؕ over the hearts.

۝ Verse 7

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Which rises over the hearts.



اِنَّهَا Surely it is

عَلَيْهِمْ مُّؤْصَدَةٌۙ closed in on them,

۝ Verse 8

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Surely it is closed in on them.



فِيْ عَمَدٍ مُّمَدَّدَةٍؒ In extended columns.

۝ Verse 9

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

In extended columns.



وَ لَاۤ اَنَا عَابِدٌ Nor shall I serve

مَّا عَبَدْتُّمْ that which ye serve,

۝ Verse 4

English Translation by Maulana Muhammad Ali

Nor shall I serve that which ye serve,