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Surah Humazah Ayat 9 in Arabic Text

فِي عَمَدٖ مُّمَدَّدَةِۭ
Fee ‘amadim mumaddadah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 9

Sahih International
In extended columns.

Yusuf Ali
In columns outstretched.

Abul Ala Maududi
in outstretched columns.

Muhsin Khan
In pillars stretched forth (i.e. they will be punished in the Fire with pillars, etc.).

In outstretched columns.

Dr. Ghali
In pillars widely extended.

Abdel Haleem
in towering columns.

Muhammad Junagarhi
بڑے بڑے ستونوں میں

Quran 104 Verse 9 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Humazah ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(104:9) in outstretched columns.[9]

9. Fi amad-im-mumaddahah can have several meanings:

(1) That the gates of Hell will be closed and tall columnswill be erected on them.

(2) That the culprits will be tied to the tall columns.

(3) According to Ibn Abbas, the flames of the fire shall berising high like tall columns.


The tafsir of Surah Humazah verse 9 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Humazah ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 9.

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