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innahā
إِنَّهَا
Indeed, it
ʿalayhim
عَلَيْهِم
(will be) upon them
mu'ṣadatun
مُّؤْصَدَةٌ
closed over,

Innaha 'alaihim moosada

Sahih International:

Indeed, Hellfire will be closed down upon them

1 A. J. Arberry

covered down upon them,

2 Abdul Haleem

It closes in on them

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Verily it shall close upon them,

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

It shall be made into a vault over them,

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Verily it will close in upon them,

6 Ahmed Ali

(And) vaults them over

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Indeed it will be shut over them.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Indeed it will close in upon them

9 Ali Ünal

Surely it will close in upon them

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

It (- Fire) will be closed in on them (so as not to let them escape from it and also increase for them the torture of heat).

11 English Literal

That it truly is on them stationary/residing .

12 Faridul Haque

Indeed it will be shut over them.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Lo! It closes in as a vault on them

14 Hilali & Khan

Verily, it shall be closed in on them,

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Surely it is closed in on them,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Surely it shall be closed over upon them,

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Lo! it is closed in on them

18 Muhammad Sarwar

It will engulf them.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

closed around them

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Verily, it shall Mu'sadah upon them,

21 Wahiduddin Khan

it closes in on them from every side

22 Talal Itani

It closes in on them.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Lo! it will be closed in (mu'sada or msada) on them (`alayhim, `on them'; the plural pronoun takes into account the [plural] import of kull, `every'),

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Verily, it shall Mu'sadahupon them.

meaning, covering, just as was mentioned in the Tafsir of Surah Al-Balad (see 90;20).

Then Allah says,

فِي عَمَدٍ مُّمَدَّدَةٍ




In pillars stretched forth.

Atiyah Al-`Awfi said, "Pillars of Iron."

As-Suddi said, "Made of fire."

Al-`Awfi reported from Ibn `Abbas,

"He will make them enter pillars stretched forth, meaning there will be columns over them, and they will have chains on their necks, and the gates (of Hell) will be shut upon them."

This is the end of the Tafsir of Surah Al-Humazah, and all praise and thanks are due to Allah