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The Holy Quran, tr. by Yusuf Ali, [1934], at

Sūra CXI.: Lahab, or (the Father of) Flame.

Section 1

1. Tabbat yada abee lahabin watabba

1. Perish the hands
Of the Father of Flame!
Perish he!

2. Ma aghna AAanhu maluhu wama kasaba

2. No profit to him
From all his wealth,
And all his gains!

3. Sayasla naran thata lahabin

3. Burnt soon will he be
In a Fire
Of blazing Flame!

4. Waimraatuhu hammalata alhatabi

4. His wife shall carry
The (crackling) wood—
As fuel!—

5. Fee jeediha hablun min masadin

5. A twisted rope
Of palm-leaf fibre
Round her (own) neck!

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