Skip to main content
wa-aṣḥābu
وَأَصْحَٰبُ
And (the) companions
l-mashamati
ٱلْمَشْـَٔمَةِ
(of) the left,
مَآ
what
aṣḥābu
أَصْحَٰبُ
(are the) companions
l-mashamati
ٱلْمَشْـَٔمَةِ
(of) the left?

Wa as haabul mash'amati maaa as haabul mash'amah

Sahih International:

And the companions of the left - what are the companions of the left?

1 A. J. Arberry

Companions of the Left (O Companions of the Left!)

2 Abdul Haleem

Those on the Left––what people they are!

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And those on the left hand; how miserable shall those on the left hand be!

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And the Companions of the Left Hand,- what will be the Companions of the Left Hand?

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And the People on the Left: and how miserable will be the People on the Left!

6 Ahmed Ali

Then those of the left hand -- how (unhappy) will be those of the left hand!

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And those on the left – how (wretched) are those on the left!

8 Ali Quli Qarai

And the People of the Left Hand—and what are the People of the Left Hand?!

9 Ali Ünal

And the people of the Left (the people of wretchedness, who will receive their Records in their left hands): how wretched are the people of the Left!

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And (then) those that are wretched, how (miserable) the condition of the wretched will be!

11 English Literal

And owners/company/friends (of) the bad omen/left side/misfortune , (are) owners/company/ friends (of) the bad/omen/left side/misfortune .

12 Faridul Haque

And those on the left – how (wretched) are those on the left!

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And then the companions of the left hand - what will be the companions of the left hand?

14 Hilali & Khan

And those on the Left Hand (i.e. those who will be given their Record in their left hands), Who will be those on the Left Hand? (As a disgrace for them, because they will enter Hell).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

So those on the right hand; how (happy) are those on the right-hand!

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And (as to) the companions of the left hand; how wretched are the companions of the left hand!

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And (then) those on the left hand; what of those on the left hand?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

The people of the left hand - those whose books of records will be placed in their left hands. How miserable they will be!

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Companions of the Left, what are the Companions of the Left?

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And those on the left -- how (unfortunate) will be those on the left!

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Those on the Left -- how unlucky are those on the Left!

22 Talal Itani

And those on the Left—what of those on the Left?

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And those of the left [hand] (al-mash'ama means al-shiml, `left'), each of whom is given his record [of deeds] in their left hands -- what of those of the left [hand]? -- an expression of contempt for their status on account of their admittance into the Fire.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَالسَّابِقُونَ السَّابِقُونَ