Surah Lahab, Chapter 111

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

In the Name of God the Compassionate, the Merciful

Verses 1 – 5

تَبَّتْ يَدَا أَبِي لَهَبٍ وَتَبَّ {1}

1. Be both hands of Abu Lahab cut off and he be condemned.

مَا أَغْنَىٰ عَنْهُ مَالُهُ وَمَا كَسَبَ {2}

2. Neither his property nor his acquisitions shall save him from getting into hell.

سَيَصْلَىٰ نَارًا ذَاتَ لَهَبٍ {3}

3. Wherein shortly shall he be hurled.

وَامْرَأَتُهُ حَمَّالَةَ الْحَطَبِ {4}

4. And his wife1 (carrier of thorny wood to place across the street whereby the Prophet crossed.

فِي جِيدِهَا حَبْلٌ مِنْ مَسَدٍ {5}

5. She shall have the fiery chain around her neck in hell.2



  • 1. Um Jamila.
  • 2. Vice the rope of a palm tree for her attempt at slandering the Prophet.