Surah Humazah, Chapter 104

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 9

وَيْلٌ لِكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُمَزَةٍ {1}

1. Hell (worst part of) is for traducer and backbiter.

الَّذِي جَمَعَ مَالًا وَعَدَّدَهُ {2}

2. Who collects wealth and keeps on counting it.

يَحْسَبُ أَنَّ مَالَهُ أَخْلَدَهُ {3}

3. Thinking his wealth will make him live forever.

كَلَّا ۖ لَيُنْبَذَنَّ فِي الْحُطَمَةِ {4}

4. So it is not, it shall be cast into hell Hotama.1

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحُطَمَةُ {5}

5. And what do yiu understand by “Hotma?”

نَارُ اللَّهِ الْمُوقَدَةُ {6}

6. Divine Hell fired by Him.

الَّتِي تَطَّلِعُ عَلَى الْأَفْئِدَةِ {7}

7. Which shall rise up to the heart.2

إِنَّهَا عَلَيْهِمْ مُؤْصَدَةٌ {8}

8. (And after extricating sinful faithful therefrom) shall be sealed by dropping curtains thereover.

فِي عَمَدٍ مُمَدَّدَةٍ {9}

9. When they shall (infidels and associators) permanently reside therein.



  • 1. For not being legalized by payment of legal dues.
  • 2. Exciting mental pain, and later prevailing over entire body.