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Muhammad Asad   
DOOMED are the hands of him of the glowing countence: and doomed is he
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish, and he ˹himself˺ perish!
Safi Kaskas   
Doomed are the hands of Abu Lahab, and he is doomed too.

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Arabic   
تَبَّتۡ یَدَاۤ أَبِی لَهَبࣲ وَتَبَّ ۝١
Transliteration (2021)   
tabbat yadā abī lahabin watabb
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
  
Perish (the) hands (of) Abu Lahab and perish he.
www.quran.live   
Perish the hands of abû lahab (i.e., paternal uncle and an enemy of the Prophet), and he ˹himself˺ perish

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad   
DOOMED are the hands of him of the glowing countence: and doomed is he
M. M. Pickthall   
The power of Abu Lahab will perish, and he will perish
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)   
Perish the hands of the Father of Flame! Perish he
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish, and he ˹himself˺ perish!
Safi Kaskas   
Doomed are the hands of Abu Lahab, and he is doomed too.
Wahiduddin Khan   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish, may he be ruined
Shakir   
Perdition overtake both hands of Abu Lahab, and he will perish
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar   
Ruined were the hands of Abu Lahab and he was ruined.
T.B.Irving   
May Abo-Lahab´s both hands waste away and may he waste away [as well]!
Abdul Hye   
Perish the 2 hands of Abu Lahab (uncle of the prophet) and perish him!
The Study Quran   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish, and may he perish
Talal Itani & AI (2024)   
Perish the hands of Abu Lahab, and perish he.
Talal Itani (2012)   
Condemned are the hands of Abee Lahab, and he is condemned
Dr. Kamal Omar   
Broke up the two hands of Abu Lahab [Father of the flame (of opposition; or the most furious opponent of Islam)] and he broke up (completely)
M. Farook Malik   
Perish the hands of Abu Lahab! And perish he
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali   
Would the hands of Abu Lahab be cut up, (i.e., perish) and would he be cut up (too)
Muhammad Sarwar   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish
Muhammad Taqi Usmani   
Perish the two hands of Abu Lahab, and perish he
Shabbir Ahmed   
Perished is the power of Abi Lahab, and perished is he
Dr. Munir Munshey   
May the hands of Abu Lahab _ (an uncle of the Prophet) _ perish; and so may he
Syed Vickar Ahamed   
Perish the hands of the Father of Flame (Abu’-Lahab)! Perish he
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)   
May the hands of Abu Lahab be ruined, and ruined is he
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)   
Condemned is the hand of Abu-Lahab; condemned indeed
Abdel Haleem   
May the hands of Abu Lahab be ruined! May he be ruined too
Abdul Majid Daryabadi   
Perish the two hands of Abu Lahab, and perish he
Ahmed Ali   
DESTROYED WILL BE the hands of Abu Lahab, and he himself will perish
Aisha Bewley   
Ruin to the hands of Abu Lahab and ruin to him!
Ali Ünal   
May both hands of Abu Lahab be ruined, and are ruined are they
Ali Quli Qara'i   
Perish the hands of Abu Lahab, and perish he
Hamid S. Aziz   
Perish shall the hands of The Father of Flame, and he shall perish
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad   
May Abu Lahab's both hands (or his power) perish, and may he perish.
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)   
May the hands of the father of the flame perish, and may he perish
Musharraf Hussain   
Abu Lahab’s hands are broken, he’s ruined.
Maududi   
Destroyed were the hands of Abu Lahab, and he lay utterly doomed
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)   
Condemned are the hands of the fire maker; condemned
Mohammad Shafi   
Abu Lahab's hands are perished; and he too

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)   
Perished be the two hands of Aby-Lahab and he is already perished.
Rashad Khalifa   
Condemned are the works of Abee Lahab, and he is condemned
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah   
Perish the hands of AbiLahab, and perish he
Maulana Muhammad Ali   
Abu Lahab’s hands will perish and he will perish
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira   
Father of the flame of a smokeless fire's (known as Prophet Mohammad's uncle) hand was destroyed/lost, and destroyed/lost
Bijan Moeinian   
The power of Abu Lahab will soon be destroyed and his hands cutoff
Faridul Haque   
May both the hands of Abu Lahab be destroyed – and they are destroyed
Sher Ali   
Perish the two hands of Abu Lahab, and perish he
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri   
Perished be the two hands of Abu Lahab and be he perished himself (he has pointed his finger to Our Beloved)
Amatul Rahman Omar   
Let the two hands of Abu Lahab (the Prophet's uncle, one of his most inveterate opponents and other fiery tempered enemies of Islam) perish, and let he himself (also) perish
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali   
Perish the two hands of Aboo Lahab (an uncle of the Prophet), and perish he

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry   
Perish the hands of Abu Lahab, and perish he
George Sale   
The hands of Abu Laheb shall perish, and he shall perish
Edward Henry Palmer   
Abu Lahebs two hands shall perish, and he shall perish
John Medows Rodwell   
LET the hands of ABU LAHAB perish,and let himself perish
N J Dawood (2014)   
MAY THE hands of Abu-Lahab² perish! And may he himself perish

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Fode Drame   
Perished are the two hands of Abu Lahab and again perished.
Munir Mezyed   
May both hands of Abu Lahab perish! He will indeed perish!
Sahib Mustaqim Bleher   
May the hands of the father of flame perish, and may he perish.
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation   
May the hands of Abi Lahab be ruined, and may he be ruined!
Linda “iLHam” Barto   
Doomed are the hands of the father of flame! He will perish.
Irving & Mohamed Hegab   
May Abo-Lahab's both hands perish and may he perish [as well]!
Samy Mahdy   
Perished Abee Lahab’s hands, and he perished.
Sayyid Qutb   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish; doomed he is
Thomas Cleary   
Moribund are the hands of the inflamed, and moribund is he.
Ahmed Hulusi   
May the hands of Abu Lahab be ruined... And ruined he is!
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation)   
May the power [the hands] of Ab? Lahab perish! He will perish
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim   
Perish the hands of Abu Lahab, (the instruments of his cruel actions against those who recognized Allah) and likewise perish he
Mir Aneesuddin   
May the hands of Abu Lahab perish. And may he perish.
The Wise Quran   
Ruined are the two hands of Abu Lahab, and he is ruined.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)   
Perish the hands of the Father of Flame! Perish he
OLD Literal Word for Word   
Perish (the) hands (of) Abu Lahab and perish he
OLD Transliteration   
Tabbat yada abee lahabin watabba