Different types of Hell Fire

​What are different names of Hell-Fire?

1.) Surah Al-Hijr, Verse 44:

“It (Hell) has seven gates, for each of those gates is a (special) class (of sinners) assigned.

(English – Mohsin Khan)

There are Seven Different Hell Fire gates 

2.)They are:

a)JAHEEM -Fire- Because of it’s Blazing Fire 

Surah Al-Haaqqa, Verse 31:
Then throw him in the BLAZING FIRE.

(English – Mohsin Khan)

b)JAHANNAM – Hell-Because of the depth of it’s pit
Surah Al-Baqara, Verse 206:
When it is said to him, “Fear Allah”, He is led by arrogance to (more) crime. Enough for him is HELL;-An evil bed indeed (To lie on)!
(English – Yusuf Ali)

—>it’s depth is 70 years
c) Ladthaa- blazing fire- because of its flames
Surah Al-Mutaffifin, Verse 16:
ثُمَّ إِنَّهُمْ لَصَالُو(ladthaa) الْجَحِيمِ

and then, behold, they shall enter the BLAZING FIRE
(English – Mohd Asad)

d) Sa’eer -Blazing Flames- because it is kindled and ignited 
Surah Al-Mulk, Verse 10:
وَقَالُوا لَوْ كُنَّا نَسْمَعُ أَوْ نَعْقِلُ مَا كُنَّا فِي أَصْحَابِ السَّعِيرِ(Sa’eer)

And they will add: “Had we but listened [to those warnings], or [at least] used our own reason, we would not [now] be among those who are destined for the BLAZING FLAME!”
(English – Mohd Asad)

e) Saqar – because of intensity of it’s heat
Surah Al-Muddathir, Verse 27:
وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا سَقَرُ(Saqar)

And what will explain to thee what Saqar is?
(English – Yusuf Ali)

Surah Al-Muddathir, Verse 28:
لَا تُبْقِي وَلَا تَذَرُ

It does not allow to live, and neither leaves [to die],
(English – Mohd Asad)

f) Hatamah – broken pieces or debris – because it breaks and crushes everything that is thrown into it.
Surah Al-Humaza, Verse 5:
وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الْحُطَمَةُ(Hutamah)

And what will make you know what the Crushing Fire (Hutamah) is?
(English – Mohsin Khan)

Surah Al-Humaza, Verse 9:
فِي عَمَدٍ مُّمَدَّدَةٍ

In pillars stretched forth (i.e. they will be punished in the Fire with pillars, etc.).
(English – Mohsin Khan)

g) Haawiyah – chasm or abyss – because the one who is thrown into it is thrown from top to bottom
Surah Al-Qaria, Verse 9:
فَأُمُّهُ هَاوِيَةٌ

He will have his home in Hawiyah (pit, i.e. Hell).
(English – Mohsin Khan)

Surah Al-Qaria, Verse 10:
وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا هِيَهْ

And what will make you know what it is?
(English – Mohsin Khan)

Surah Al-Qaria, Verse 11:
نَارٌ حَامِيَةٌ

(It is) a hot blazing Fire!
(English – Mohsin Khan)
ALLAAH knows best


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