Christian Churches of God

No. Q104




Commentary on the Koran: Surah 104 “The Slanderer”


(Edition 1.0 20180601-20180601)


This is an Early Meccan Surah dealing with false witness.



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Commentary on the Koran: Surah 104 “The Slanderer

Pickthall Translation; Bible Quotes are from the English Standard Version unless otherwise noted.



Al-Humazah takes its name from the slanderers referred to in verse 1.


At the time of the Prophet the infidels at Mecca waylaid newcomers to Mecca and slandered the Prophet to negate the faith. The same is true of the faith to this day and even more so in the corrupted Churches of God.


It is an Early Meccan Surah.


104.1.Woe unto every slandering traducer,

104.2. Who hath gathered wealth (of this world) and arranged it.

104.3. He thinketh that his wealth will render him immortal.  

104.4. Nay, but verily he will be flung to the Consuming One.  

104.5. Ah, what will convey unto thee what the Consuming One is!  

104.6. (It is) the fire of Allah, kindled,  

104.7. Which leapeth up over the hearts (of men).  

104.8. Lo! it is closed in on them

104.6. In outstretched columns.


A false witness will not go unpunished and ill-gotten gains do not profit any person. All unrepentant transgressors of the Law will go to the Second Resurrection to be re-educated to lead them to repentance. It they do not repent during that period they will be cremated in the Lake of Fire at the Second Death.


Refer to:

Revelation 20:11-15 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 17 (No. Q017) at ayat 15; Revelation 21:8 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 23 (No. Q023)  at ayat 98; Daniel 12:2 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 24 (No. Q024) at ayat 42; Matthew 25:41 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 30 (No. Q030) at ayat 16; Isaiah 66:24 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 34 (No. Q034) at ayat 38; Jeremiah 9:23 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 51 (No. Q051) at ayat 40; Psalm 49:6-7 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 58 (No. Q058) at ayat 22; 1Timothy 6:9-10 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 64 (No. Q064) at ayat 15 and 1Timothy 6:17 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 64 (No. Q064) at ayat 17.


Exodus 20:16 You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.


Leviticus 19:16 You shall not go around as a slanderer among your people, and you shall not stand up against the life of your neighbor: I am the LORD.


Matthew 15:19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false witness, slander.


James 4:11 Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.


Proverbs 21:6 The getting of treasures by a lying tongue is a fleeting vapor and a snare of death.


Ezekiel 28:5 by thy great wisdom and by thy traffic hast thou increased thy riches, and thine heart is lifted up because of thy riches (ERV)


Ecclesiastes 5:10 He who loves money will not be satisfied with money, nor he who loves wealth with his income; this also is vanity.