Allah’s Messengers Dua/Prayers


The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: ‘*The best supplication is the supplication on the day of Arafat*  [at-Tirmidhi and Malik]

1) Dua of Adam (A.S) to Allah in repentance:

 رَبَّنَا ظَلَمْنَا أَنفُسَنَا وَإِن لَّمْ تَغْفِرْ لَنَا وَتَرْحَمْنَا لَنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ الْخَاسِرِينَ (7:23)
 “Our Lord! We have wronged ourselves. If You forgive us not, and bestow not upon us Your Mercy, we shall certainly be of the losers.”
 Al-Qur’an, 007.023 (Al-Araf [The Heights])

2) Dua of Yunus (A.S) repenting to Allah in the belly of the whale:

 لَّا إِلَهَ إِلَّا أَنتَ سُبْحَانَكَ إِنِّي كُنتُ مِنَ الظَّالِمِينَ (21:87)
 [none has the right to be worshipped but You (O Allah)], Glorified (and Exalted) are You [above all that (evil) they associate with You]. Truly, I have been of the wrong-doers.”Al-Qur’an, 021.087 (Al-Anbiya [The Prophets])

3) Dua of Ayyub (Job, A.S) after he was ill for many years:

 أَنِّي مَسَّنِيَ الضُّرُّ وَأَنتَ أَرْحَمُ الرَّاحِمِينَ (21:83)
 “Verily, distress has seized me, and You are the Most Merciful of all those who show mercy.”
 Al-Qur’an, 021.083 (Al-Anbiya [The Prophets])

4) Dua of Ibrahim (Abraham (A.S)) for widom and piety:

 لِي حُكْمًا وَأَلْحِقْنِي بِالصَّالِحِينَ (26:83)
 وَاجْعَل لِّي لِسَانَ صِدْقٍ فِي الْآخِرِينَ (26:84)
 وَاجْعَلْنِي مِن وَرَثَةِ جَنَّةِ النَّعِيمِ (26:85)
 وَاغْفِرْ لِأَبِي إِنَّهُ كَانَ مِنَ الضَّالِّينَ (26:86)
 وَلَا تُخْزِنِي يَوْمَ يُبْعَثُونَ (26:87)
 يَوْمَ لَا يَنفَعُ مَالٌ وَلَا بَنُونَ (26:88)
 إِلَّا مَنْ أَتَى اللَّهَ بِقَلْبٍ سَلِيمٍ (26:89)
 26:83 My Lord! Bestow Hukman on me, and join me with the righteous;
 26:84 And grant me an honourable mention in later generations;
 26:85 And make me one of the inheritors of the Paradise of Delight;
 26:86 And forgive my father, verily he is of the erring;
 26:87 And disgrace me not on the Day when (all the creatures) will be resurrected;
 26:88 The Day whereon neither wealth nor sons will avail,
 26:89 Except him who brings to Allah a clean heart……….Al-Qur’an, 026.083 (Ash-Shuara [The Poets])

5) Dua of Ibrahim(Abraham (A.S) for forgiveness for his parents:

 رَبَّنَا اغْفِرْ لِي وَلِوَالِدَيَّ وَلِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَوْمَ يَقُومُ الْحِسَابُ (14:41
 “Our Lord! Forgive me and my parents, and (all) the believers on the Day when the reckoning will be established.”
 Al-Qur’an, 14.041 (Ibrahim[Abraham])

6)Dua of Ibrahim(Abraham (A.S) for Allah to make him a muslim:
 رَبَّنَا وَاجْعَلْنَا مُسْلِمَيْنِ لَكَ وَمِن ذُرِّيَّتِنَا أُمَّةً مُّسْلِمَةً لَّكَ وَأَرِنَا مَنَاسِكَنَا وَتُبْ عَلَيْنَآ إِنَّكَ أَنتَ التَّوَّابُ الرَّحِيمُ (2:128)
 “Our Lord! And make us submissive unto You and of our offspring a nation submissive unto You, and show us our Manasik (all the ceremonies of pilgrimage – Hajj and ‘Umrah, etc.), and accept our repentance. Truly, You are the One Who accepts repentance, the Most Merciful.
 Al-Qur’an, 2.128 (Al-Baaqarah[The Cow])

7) Dua of Ibrahim(Abraham (A.S) and his followers to Allah when dealing with the idol worshippers:
 رَّبَّنَا عَلَيْكَ تَوَكَّلْنَا وَإِلَيْكَ أَنَبْنَا وَإِلَيْكَ الْمَصِيرُ (60:4
 ” Our Lord! In You (Alone) we put our trust, and to You (Alone) we turn in repentance, and to You (Alone) is (our) final Returnâ€
 Al-Qur’an, 060.4(Al-Mumtahina [The Woman to be Examined])

8) Dua of Musa (Moses, A.S) for any good:
 رَبِّ إِنِّي لِمَا أَنزَلْتَ إِلَيَّ مِنْ خَيْرٍ فَقِيرٌ (28:24)
 “My Lord! Truly, I am in need of whatever good that You bestow on me!”
 Al-Qur’an, 28.024 (Al-Qasas [The Narrations])

9) Dua of the people of the Cave:
 رَبَّنَا آتِنَا مِن لَّدُنكَ رَحْمَةً وَهَيِّئْ لَنَا مِنْ أَمْرِنَا رَشَدًا (18:10)
 “Our Lord! Bestow on us mercy from Yourself, and facilitate for us our affair in the right way!”
 Al-Qur’an, 18.010 (Al-Kahf [The Cave])

10) Dua of Yusuf (Joseph, A.S) for Allah to make him die as a muslim:
 فَاطِرَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضِ أَنتَ وَلِيِّي فِي الدُّنُيَا وَالآخِرَةِ تَوَفَّنِي مُسْلِمًا وَأَلْحِقْنِي بِالصَّالِحِينَ (12:101)
 The (only) Creator of the heavens and the earth! You are my Wali (Protector, Helper, Supporter, Guardian, etc.) in this world and in the Hereafter, cause me to die as a Muslim (the one submitting to Your Will), and join me with the righteous.”…….Al-Qur’an, 12.101 (Yusuf [Joseph])

11)Dua of the new beleivers whom Pharaoh was threatening to torture for their belief:
 رَبَّنَا أَفْرِغْ عَلَيْنَا صَبْرًا وَتَوَفَّنَا مُسْلِمِينَ (7:126)
 Our Lord! pour out on us patience, and cause us to die as Muslims.”
 Al-Qur’an, 7.126 (Al-Araf [The Heights])

12) Dua of Musa (Moses, A.S) for good speech, when he was sent by Allah to Pharaoh:
 رَبِّ اشْرَحْ لِي صَدْرِي (20:25)
 وَيَسِّرْ لِي أَمْرِي (20:26)
 وَاحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِّن لِّسَانِي (20:27)
 يَفْقَهُوا قَوْلِي (20:28
 “O my Lord! Open for me my chest (grant me self-confidence, contentment, and boldness).
 “And ease my task for me;
 “And make loose the knot (the defect) from my tongue, (i.e. remove the incorrectness from my speech)
 “That they understand my speech,
 Al-Qur’an, 20.025-28 (Ta Ha )

13)Dua of Talut (Saul) and his army for victory over Jalut(Goliath) and his forces:
 رَبَّنَا أَفْرِغْ عَلَيْنَا صَبْرًا وَثَبِّتْ أَقْدَامَنَا وَانصُرْنَا عَلَى الْقَوْمِ الْكَافِرِينَ (2:250)
 “Our Lord! Pour forth on us patience and make us victorious over the disbelieving people.”
 Al-Qur’an, 2.250 (Al-Baqarah [The Cow])

14) Dua of Lut (A.S) to Allah for help :
قَالَ رَبِّ انصُرْنِي عَلَى الْقَوْمِ الْمُفْسِدِينَ (29:30
 “My Lord, support me against the corrupting people.”
 Al-Qur’an, 29.030 (Al-Ankaboot [The Spider])

15) Dua of Pharaoh’s wife when she was being tortured by Pharaoh:
 رَبِّ ابْنِ لِي عِندَكَ بَيْتًا فِي الْجَنَّة
 “My Lord, build for me near You a house in Paradise..
 Al-Qur’an, 66.011 (Al-Tahrim [The Holding])

16)Dua of Shuaib (A.S) against his people:
 رَبَّنَا افْتَحْ بَيْنَنَا وَبَيْنَ قَوْمِنَا بِالْحَقِّ وَأَنتَ خَيْرُ الْفَاتِحِينَ (7:89)
 Our Lord! Judge between us and our people in truth, for You are the Best of those who give judgment.”
 Al-Qur’an, 7.089 (Al-Araf [The Heights])

17) Dua seeking refuge from the shaytaan:
 رَّبِّ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَاتِ الشَّيَاطِينِ (23:97)
 وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ رَبِّ أَن يَحْضُرُونِ (23:98)

 “My Lord! I seek refuge with You from the whisperings (suggestions) of the Shayatin (devils). And I seek refuge with You, My Lord! lest they may attend (or come near) me.”………….Al-Qur’an, 23.097-98 (Muminun [The Believers])
CONCLUSION
 سُبْحَانَ رَبِّكَ رَبِّ الْعِزَّةِ عَمَّا يَصِفُونَ (37:180)
 وَسَلَامٌ عَلَى الْمُرْسَلِينَ (37:181)
 وَالْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ رَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ (37:182)[/

 Glorified be your Lord, the Lord of Honour and Power! (He is free) from what they attribute unto Him!
 And peace be on the Messengers!
 And all the praise and thanks be to Allah, Lord of the ‘Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists).
 Al-Qur’an, 37.180-182 (As-Saaffat)

Writer:
Meera Adam
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