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Surah Sad Ayat 57 in Arabic Text

هَـٰذَا فَلْيَذُوقُوهُ حَمِيمٌۭ وَغَسَّاقٌۭ
Haazaa falyazooqoohu hameemunw wa ghassaaq

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 57

Sahih International
This – so let them taste it – is scalding water and [foul] purulence.

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

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

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

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

Dr. Ghali
This is (their reward); so let them taste it: scalding (water) and constantly (overflowing) pus,

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

Quran 38 Verse 57 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 57, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:57) All this (is for them); so let them taste boiling water and pus,[54]


54. Several meanings of the word ghassaq, as used in the original, have been given by the lexicographers: (1) Any moisture that is discharged by the body in the form of pus, blood, or mixture of pus and blood, etc. and this includes tears as well. (2) Something extremely cold. (3) Something stinking and giving out offensive smell. However, the word is generally used in the first meaning only, though the other two meanings also are correct lexically.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 57 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 55 which provides the complete commentary from verse 55 through 64.

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