Chapter 111

The Palm FibreAl-Masad (المسد)

5 verses • revealed at Meccan

1 تَبَّتْ يَدَآ أَبِى لَهَبٍ وَتَبَّ
Perish the hands of the Father of Flame! Perish he!
2 مَآ أَغْنَىٰ عَنْهُ مَالُهُۥ وَمَا كَسَبَ
No profit to him from all his wealth, and all his gains!
3 سَيَصْلَىٰ نَارًا ذَاتَ لَهَبٍ
Burnt soon will he be in a Fire of Blazing Flame!
4 وَٱمْرَأَتُهُۥ حَمَّالَةَ ٱلْحَطَبِ
His wife shall carry the (crackling) wood - As fuel!-
5 فِى جِيدِهَا حَبْلٌ مِّن مَّسَدٍۭ
A twisted rope of palm-leaf fibre round her (own) neck!