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AYAH al-Fajr 89:23 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic وَجِيءَ يَوْمَئِذٍ بِجَهَنَّمَ يَوْمَئِذٍ يَتَذَكَّرُ الْإِنسَانُ وَأَنَّىٰ لَهُ الذِّكْرَىٰ zoom
Transliteration Wajee-a yawma-ithin bijahannama yawma-ithin yatathakkaru al-insanu waanna lahu alththikra zoom
Transliteration-2 wajīa yawma-idhin bijahannama yawma-idhin yatadhakkaru l-insānu wa-annā lahu l-dhik'rā zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 And is brought, that Day, Hell. That Day will remember man, but how (will be) for him the remembrance? zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad And on that Day hell will be brought [within sight]; on that Day man will remember [all that he did and failed to do]: but what will that remembrance avail him? zoom
M. M. Pickthall And hell is brought near that day; on that day man will remember, but how will the remembrance (then avail him)? zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) And Hell, that Day, is brought (face to face),- on that Day will man remember, but how will that remembrance profit him? zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) And Hell, that Day, is brought (face to face),- on that Day will man remember, but how will that remembrance profit him? zoom
Shakir And hell is made to appear on that day. On that day shall man be mindful, and what shall being mindful (then) avail him? zoom
Wahiduddin Khan and Hell is made to appear on that Day, then man will be mindful, but what will being mindful then avail him? zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar on the Day hell is brought about. On that Day the human being will recollect. And how will the reminder be for him? zoom
T.B.Irving and brings up Hell on that day; on that day everyman will remember, as if remembrance even matters to him! zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab and Hell is brought forth on that Day—this is when every ˹disbelieving˺ person will remember ˹their own sins˺. But what is the use of remembering then? zoom
Safi Kaskas on that Day, Hell will be brought near. On that Day, the human being will remember, but what good will that be to him then? zoom
Abdul Hye  hell will be brought near (in sight) that Day. On that Day people will remember (their deeds), but how the remembrance will avail them? zoom
The Study Quran and Hell is brought forth that Day; that Day man will remember; yet whence will that remembrance avail him? zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) And Hell on that Day is brought. On that Day man will remember, but how will the remembrance now help him zoom
Abdel Haleem when Hell is that Day brought near- on that Day man will take heed, but what good will that be to him then? zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi And the Hell on that Day shall be brought nigh. On that Day man shall remember, but how will remembrance avail him? zoom
Ahmed Ali And Hell is brought near, that day will man remember, but of what avail will then remembering be? zoom
Aisha Bewley and that Day Hell is produced, that Day man will remember; but how will the remembrance help him? zoom
Ali Ünal And on that Day Hell is brought (forward); on that Day human will come to understand (what being favored with bounties meant and how he should have responded), but what will that understanding (then) avail him? zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i the day when hell is brought [near], on that day man will take admonition but what will the admonition avail him? zoom
Hamid S. Aziz And Hell is brought near on that Day, on that Day shall man remember! But how shall the remembrance profit him? zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali And Hell is made to come (face to face) upon that Day, man will remember, upon that Day, and however will the Reminding (avail) him? zoom
Muhammad Sarwar On that day, hell will be brought closer and the human being will come to his senses, but this will be of no avail to him. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani and Jahannam (Hell), on that day, will be brought forward, it will be the day when man will realize the truth, but from where will he take advantage of such realization? zoom
Shabbir Ahmed And Hell is brought close that Day. On that Day man will heed the Advisory, but of what avail will then be the remembrance? zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed And on that Day, (when) Hell is brought (face to face), — On that Day will man remember, but (alas!) how will that remembrance profit him? zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) And brought [within view], that Day, is Hell - that Day, man will remember, but what good to him will be the remembrance? zoom
Farook Malik hell shall be brought in sight. On that Day man will remember his deeds, but how is that remembrance going to profit him? zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey And (the day) the hell is brought (in view), is the day when man shall remember clearly. But rememberance then will be of no avail. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar And the Hell is brought (very near) that Day. That Day the human being brings to mind the Message (of Allah). And how Az-Zikrah (‘The Admonition’,) benefits him (at such a stage)? zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) And on that Day, Hell is brought forward. On that Day, man will remember, but how will remembrance avail him? zoom
Maududi and when Hell is brought near that Day. On that Day will man understand, but of what avail will that understanding be? zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad and on that day hell is brought, on that day the human being takes notice, but what (use) does the notice have for him? zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) And hell, that day, is brought forth, on that day will the human being remember, but how will that remembrance profit him? zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) And Hell on that Day is brought. On that Day man will remember, but how will the remembrance now help him? zoom
Mohammad Shafi And Hell brought near, that Day will man remember [what the Qur'aan had told him]! Of what avail will that remembering be to him? zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian You will then be mindful when you see the Hell being shown to you. zoom
Faridul Haque And when hell is brought that day – on that day will man reflect, but where is the time now to think? zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah and Gehenna (Hell) is brought near on that Day the human will remember, and how shall the Reminder be for him? zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali And hell is made to appear that day. On that day man will be mindful, and of what use will being mindful be then? zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira And came (on) that day with Hell ; that day the human/mankind remembers/mentions , and from where (is) for him the remembrance/reminder? zoom
Sher Ali And Hell is brought near that day; on that day man will remember, but of what avail shall that remembrance be to him? zoom
Rashad Khalifa On that day, Gehenna will be brought forth. On that day, the human being will remember - but what a remembrance - it will be too late. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And Hell is brought that day, on that day man will think, but now where is the time for thinking? zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar On that Day Gehenna shall be brought near. (It is) on that very Day that a person will remember (the admonition), but of what avail shall that remembrance be to him (at that time)? zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri And that Day, Hell will be brought forth. On that Day man will come to understand, but how will admonition (avail him then)? zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali And Hell will be brought near that Day. On that Day will man remember, but how will that remembrance (then) avail him? zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry and Gehenna is brought out, upon that day man will remember; and how shall the Reminder be for him? zoom
Edward Henry Palmer and hell is brought on that day,- on that day shall man be reminded! but how shall he have a reminder? zoom
George Sale and hell, on that day, shall be brought nigh: On that day shall man call to remembrance his evil deeds; but how shall remembrance avail him? zoom
John Medows Rodwell And Hell on that day shall be moved up, - Man shall on that day remember himself. But how shall remembrance help him? zoom
N J Dawood (2014) and Hell is on that day brought near ― on that day man will remember. And what will remembrance avail him? zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb and on that day, hell is brought near, then man will remember, but how will that remembrance avail him? zoom
Torres Al Haneef (partial translation) "and Hell is brought near on that day. On that day, man will remember (what is important), but how will his remembering help him (then)?" zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim And then Hell is brought face to face, and there is no escape from the encounter with the infernal hiss and crackle of the flame. Now man remembers his deeds, but how late it is to hope for a better fate! zoom
Mir Aneesuddin so on that day, hell will be brought near, (and) on that day man will be mindful. But his being mindful (on that day) will be of no use to him. zoom

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