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hādhā
هَٰذَا
This (is so)!
falyadhūqūhu
فَلْيَذُوقُوهُ
Then let them taste it,
ḥamīmun
حَمِيمٌ
boiling fluid
waghassāqun
وَغَسَّاقٌ
and purulence.

Haazaa falyazooqoohu hameemunw wa ghassaaq

Sahih International:

This - so let them taste it - is scalding water and [foul] purulence.

1 A. J. Arberry

All this; so let them taste it - boiling water and pus,

2 Abdul Haleem

all this will be theirs: let them taste it- a scalding, dark, foul fluid,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

This - let them taste it: scalding water and corruption.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Yea, such! - then shall they taste it,- a boiling fluid, and a fluid dark, murky, intensely cold!-

5 Abul Ala Maududi

All this (is for them); so let them taste boiling water and pus,

6 Ahmed Ali

There will be boiling water for them and cold, clammy, fetid drink to taste,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

This is for the criminals – so that they may taste it – boiling hot water and pus.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

[They will be told, ‘This is scalding water and pus; let them taste it,

9 Ali Ünal

This (then is for them), so let them taste it: boiling water and intensely-cold, dark fluid.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

This is (what the disbelievers will have), so let them suffer from it a burning despair and intensely cold and stinking drink.

11 English Literal

This, so they will taste/experience it hot/cold water , and cold/decayed/rotten.

12 Faridul Haque

This is for the criminals – so that they may taste it - boiling hot water and pus.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

This (shall be so); then shall they taste it, boiling and intensely cold.

14 Hilali & Khan

This is so! Then let them taste it, a boiling fluid and dirty wound discharges.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Hell. They will enter it. So evil is the resting-place.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

This (shall be so); so let them taste it, boiling and intensely cold (drink).

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Here is a boiling and an ice-cold draught, so let them taste it,

18 Muhammad Sarwar

(They will be told), "This is your recompense.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

All of this; so let them taste it, boiling water and pus,

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

This is so! Then let them taste it - Hamim and Ghassaq.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

all this will be theirs; let them taste it -- a scalding, dark, foul fluid,

22 Talal Itani

All this. Let them taste it—boiling and bitter cold.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

This, chastisement -- inferred [as so] by what follows -- let them then taste it; burning hot water and pus (read ghasq or ghassq), the festering matter excreted by the inhabitants of the Fire;

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

and worst (indeed) is that place to rest! This is so! Then let them taste it -- Hamim and Ghassaq.
Hamim is something that has been heated to the ultimate degree, and Ghassaq is the opposite, something that is so intensely cold that it is unbearable.

Allah says;

وَاخَرُ مِن شَكْلِهِ أَزْوَاجٌ