وَيْلٌ لِكُلِّ هُمَزَةٍ لُمَزَةٍ 1
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Woe to every backbiter, slanderer,

الَّذِي جَمَعَ مَالًا وَعَدَّدَهُ 2
Dr. Mustafa Khattab who amasses wealth ˹greedily˺ and counts it ˹repeatedly˺,

يَحْسَبُ أَنَّ مَالَهُ أَخْلَدَهُ 3
Dr. Mustafa Khattab thinking that their wealth will make them immortal!

كَلَّا لَيُنْبَذَنَّ فِي الْحُطَمَةِ 4
Dr. Mustafa Khattab Not at all! Such a person will certainly be tossed into the Crusher.

وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحُطَمَةُ 5
Dr. Mustafa Khattab And what will make you realize what the Crusher is?

نَارُ اللَّهِ الْمُوقَدَةُ 6
Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹It is˺ Allah’s kindled Fire,

الَّتِي تَطَّلِعُ عَلَى الْأَفْئِدَةِ 7
Dr. Mustafa Khattab which rages over the hearts.

إِنَّهَا عَلَيْهِمْ مُؤْصَدَةٌ 8
Dr. Mustafa Khattab It will be sealed over them,

فِي عَمَدٍ مُمَدَّدَةٍ 9
Dr. Mustafa Khattab ˹tightly secured˺ with long braces.1