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Surah Naba Ayat 25 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا حَمِيمًۭا وَغَسَّاقًۭا
Illa hamee maw-wa ghas saaqa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 25

Sahih International
Except scalding water and [foul] purulence –

Yusuf Ali
Save a boiling fluid and a fluid, dark, murky, intensely cold,

Abul Ala Maududi
save boiling water and wash of the wounds;

Muhsin Khan
Except boiling water, and dirty wound discharges.

Pickthall
Save boiling water and a paralysing cold:

Dr. Ghali
Except scalding water and (overflowing) pus,

Abdel Haleem
except one that is scalding and dark––

Quran 78 Verse 25 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Naba ayat 25, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(78:25) save boiling water and wash of the wounds;[16]


16. The word ghassaq as used in the original applies to pus, blood, pus-blood and all those fluids that flow out from the eyes and skins as a result of a grievous penalty. Besides, this word is also used for a thing which stinks and gives out horrid, offensive smell.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Naba verse 24 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naba ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 30.

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