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AL-HUMAZA (THE TRADUCER, THE GOSSIPMONGER)
Total Verses: 9
Revealed At: MAKKA
In the name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful.
104.001 Y: Woe to every (kind of) scandal-monger and-backbiter,
P: Woe unto every slandering traducer,
S: Woe to every slanderer, defamer,
104.002 Y: Who pileth up wealth and layeth it by,
P: Who hath gathered wealth (of this world) and arranged it.
S: Who amasses wealth and considers it a provision (against mishap);
104.003 Y: Thinking that his wealth would make him last for ever!
P: He thinketh that his wealth will render him immortal.
S: He thinks that his wealth will make him immortal.
104.004 Y: By no means! He will be sure to be thrown into That which Breaks to Pieces,
P: Nay, but verily he will be flung to the Consuming One.
S: Nay! he shall most certainly be hurled into the crushing disaster,
104.005 Y: And what will explain to thee That which Breaks to Pieces?
P: Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Consuming One is!
S: And what will make you realize what the crushing disaster is?
104.006 Y: (It is) the Fire of (the Wrath of) Allah kindled (to a blaze),
P: (It is) the fire of Allah, kindled,
S: It is the fire kindled by Allah,
104.007 Y: The which doth mount (right) to the Hearts:
P: Which leapeth up over the hearts (of men).
S: Which rises above the hearts.
104.008 Y: It shall be made into a vault over them,
P: Lo! it is closed in on them
S: Surely it shall be closed over upon them,
104.009 Y: In columns outstretched.
P: In outstretched columns.
S: In extended columns.
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