104. Surah Al-Humazah سورة الهمزة


This Surah (Revealed) Meccan or Medinese, consisting of 9 verses.(Al-Humazah)
Ayah   104:1   الأية الأولي
بِسْم ِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Ayah First   1   الأية الأولي
Woe (waylun: an expression implying chastisement) to every backbiter, [who is a] slanderer, frequently engaging in backbiting and slander, that is to say, defamation this was revealed regarding those who slandered the Prophet (s) and the believers, the likes of Umayya b. Khalaf, al-Walīd b. al-Mughīra and others
Ayah   104:2   الأية
who amasses (read jamaa or jammaa) wealth and counts it over, keeping count of it and stores it aside as a provision against the [unforeseeable] calamities of time.
Ayah   104:3   الأية
He thinks, in his ignorance, that his wealth will make him immortal, never to die.
Ayah   104:4   الأية
Nay! a repudiation He will surely be flung (la-yunbadhanna is the response to an omitted oath), that is, he will be hurled down, into the Crusher, that crushes everything that is thrown into it.
Ayah   104:5   الأية
And what will show you, [what] will make known to you, what the Crusher is?
Ayah   104:6   الأية
[It is] the fire of God, kindled, set ablaze,
Ayah   104:7   الأية
which peers over the hearts, to burn them the pain of which is much more severe than any other because of the delicate nature [of the heart]. 763
Ayah   104:8   الأية
Lo! it will be closed in (musada or mūsada) on them (alayhim, on them: the plural pronoun takes into account the [plural] import of kull, every),
Ayah   104:9   الأية
in outstretched (mumaddadatin is an adjective qualifying the preceding [noun, amadin]) columns (read umudin or amadin), and will therefore be inside the columns.

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