Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
who it is that shall be visited [in this world] by suffering which will cover him with ignominy, and upon whom long-lasting suffering shall alight [in the life to come]!&rdquo
M. M. Pickthall
Who it is unto whom cometh a doom that will abase him, and on whom there falleth everlasting doom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
"Who it is to whom comes a Penalty of ignominy, and on whom descends a Penalty that abides."
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
who will be visited by a humiliating torment ˹in this life˺ and overwhelmed by an everlasting punishment ˹in the next˺.”
who will receive a shameful punishment, and on whom will fall a lasting punishment."
who will suffer a humiliating torment and on whom will descend an everlasting punishment
Who it is to whom there shall come a punishment which will disgrace him and to whom will be due a lasting punishment
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
to whom punishment approaches covering him with shame and on whom alights an abiding punishment.
who will be given such torment as will disgrace him, and on whom lasting torment will settle down."
to whom a disgracing punishment will come, and on whom an everlasting punishment will descend.”
The Study Quran
upon whom there comes a punishment that disgraces him and upon whom there falls a punishment enduring.
Dr. Kamal Omar
to whom comes a punishment that puts him to disgrace, and stays over him a lasting punishment.
M. Farook Malik
as to whom shall come the disgraceful scourge and who shall get the everlasting punishment."
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
Who will receive a humiliating punishment, and on whom will fall a lasting torment.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
To whom will come up a torment disgracing him; and upon him will alight a perpetual torment."
who will face the humiliating torment and suffer everlasting retribution"
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
as to who will be visited by a punishment that will disgrace him, and upon whom a lasting punishment will rest
As to who it is whom covers the torment of humiliation in this world and the Doom ever-Lasting." (6:136), (11: 93-121), (20:135), (39:39)
Dr. Munir Munshey
"(You will find out) who deserves the disgraceful punishment, and upon whom lands the unshakable torment!"
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"To whom comes a penalty of dishonor, and upon whom will fall a penalty that stays forever."
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
To whom will come a torment disgracing him and on whom will descend an enduring punishment."
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"To whom the humiliating retribution will come, and on whom descends the eternal retribution."
who will suffer humiliation, and on whom a lasting torment will descend.’
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
On whom cometh a torment humiliating him, and on whom alighteth a torment lasting
Who suffers the shameful punishment, and on whom falls the everlasting torment
who will receive a punishment which disgraces him and will unleash against himself an everlasting punishment.´
Who they are upon whom (in the world) there will come a punishment that will abase them, and upon whom a lasting punishment will descend (in the Hereafter)."
Ali Quli Qara'i
who will be overtaken by a punishment that will disgrace him, and on whom a lasting punishment will descend.’
Hamid S. Aziz
Who it is to whom there shall come a punishment which will disgrace him and to whom will be due an enduring punishment
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
to whom a punishment comes humiliating him, and on whom the lasting punishment befalls.”
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“Who it is to whom comes a penalty of disgrace, and on whom descends a penalty that persists.
who will be humiliated by sufferings in the world and finally thrown in an everlasting punishment.
whom the degrading chastisement will visit and upon whom the everlasting chastisement will alight
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"To whom the humiliating retribution will come, and on whom an eternal retribution will be cast.
"[You shall soon know] who suffers a disgracing punishment and whom the everlasting punishment is due upon."
Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
On whom comes a torment that will humiliate him and on whom descends a torment that will abide.
"(You will find out) who has incurred shameful punishment, and has deserved an eternal retribution."
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
upon whom the punishment will come that will degrade him, and who will be overtaken by an everlasting punishment.
Maulana Muhammad Ali
Who it is to whom there comes a chastisement abasing him, and on whom falls a lasting chastisement
Muhammad Ahmed & Samira
Who comes to him (gets a) torture (that) shames/disgraces him and places/resides on him (a) continuous torture
“Pretty soon we will see which one of us will be humiliated with an everlasting punishment.”
“To whom will come a punishment that will disgrace, and upon whom descends the punishment that never ends.”
Who it is unto whom comes a punishment that will disgrace him, and on whom there descends an abiding punishment?
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
(That) who is afflicted with the torment that will disgrace him, and everlasting torment will come down upon him.
Amatul Rahman Omar
`Who receives a punishment that will disgrace him (in this life), and who suffers from a lasting torment (in the Hereafter)?
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
"To whom comes a disgracing torment, and on whom descends an everlasting torment."
New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
The one to whom will come the chastisement that humiliates him, and on whom the everlasting punishment will descend.”
Sahib Mustaqim Bleher
Whom a humiliating punishment will reach and who will deserve a lasting punishment.
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“[You will know] to whom comes a penalty of shame and on whom comes a penalty that will endure.”
Fadel Soliman, Bridges‘ Translation
who will receive a punishment that disgraces him, and upon whom a perpetual punishment shall fall.”
Irving & Mohamed Hegab
who will be given such torment as will disgrace him, and on whom lasting torment will settle down "
who will be visited with humiliating suffering and who shall be smitten by long-lasting suffering.
“To whom is the degrading suffering (death) coming and to whom is the constant suffering (Hell) coming?”
on whom will the punishment come, which will disgrace him, and on whom will fall the eternal punishment.”
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur‘an al-Karim
And you shall know who has been destined to receive the blow which will put him to shame and incense him with multiple humiliations and to suffer the everlasting retributive punishment