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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 42 in Arabic Text

فِى سَمُومٍۢ وَحَمِيمٍۢ
Fee samoominw wa hameem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 42

Sahih International
[They will be] in scorching fire and scalding water

Yusuf Ali
(They will be) in the midst of a Fierce Blast of Fire and in Boiling Water,

Abul Ala Maududi
They will be in the midst of scorching wind and boiling water,

Muhsin Khan
In fierce hot wind and boiling water,

Pickthall
In scorching wind and scalding water

Dr. Ghali
(They will be) in pestilential wind, and scalding water,

Abdel Haleem
They will dwell amid scorching wind and scalding water

Quran 56 Verse 42 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 42, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:42) They will be in the midst of scorching wind and boiling water,


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 42 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 56.

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