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Du’aas of the Prophets and Messengers, Part 2

Dear sisters and brothers, Assalamu Alaikum.

This is the continuation of the previous post, alhamdulillah. Those who missed Part 1 can find it here

12. Du’aa 1 of Zakariyya عليه السلام begging Allah for good children:

رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنْ لَدُنْكَ ذُرِّيَّةً طَيِّبَةً إِنَّكَ سَمِيعُ الدُّعَاءِ

 ‘O Lord! Grant me from Yourself out of Your grace the gift of a goodly offspring, for indeed You alone heed all Prayers.’ (Surah Aal Imran: 38)

13. Du’aa 2 of Zakariyya عليه السلام pleading Allah not to leave him childless: 

 رَبِّ لَا تَذَرْنِي فَرْدًا وَأَنْتَ خَيْرُ الْوَارِثِينَ

 “Lord! Leave me not solitary (without any issue). You are the Best Inheritor.” (Surah al Anbiyaa: 89)

14. Du’aa 3 of Zakariyya عليه السلام expressing his weakness and asking Allah to bless him with kids:

 رَبِّ  إِنِّي  وَهَنَ  الْعَظْمُ  مِنِّي  وَاشْتَعَلَ الرَّأْسُ  شَيْبًا  وَلَمْ أَكُنْ  بِدُعَائِكَ  رَبِّ  شَقِيًّا

وَإِنِّي خِفْتُ الْمَوَالِيَ مِنْ وَرَائِي وَكَانَتِ امْرَأَتِي عَاقِرًا فَهَبْ لِي مِنْ لَدُنْكَ وَلِيًّا

 “My Lord! My bones have grown feeble and my head is glistening with age; yet, never have my prayers to You, my Lord, been unfruitful. I fear evil from my kinsmen after I am gone; and my wife is barren, so grant me an heir out of Your special grace” (Surah Maryam: 4 & 5)

15. Du’aa of Eesa عليه السلام  for special providence: 

 اللَّهُمَّ رَبَّنَا أَنْزِلْ عَلَيْنَا مَائِدَةً مِنَ السَّمَاءِ تَكُونُ لَنَا عِيدًا لِأَوَّلِنَا وَآخِرِنَا وَآيَةً مِنْكَ وَارْزُقْنَا وَأَنْتَ خَيْرُ الرَّازِقِينَ

“O Allah, our Lord, send down to us a table [spread with food] from the heaven to be for us a festival for the first of us and the last of us and a sign from You. And provide for us, and You are the best of providers.” (Surah al Maa’idah: 114)

16. Du’aa of Ibraheem and Ismaeel, father and son عليهما السلام after they completed the construction of Ka’bah:

رَبَّنَا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ

 رَبَّنَا وَاجْعَلْنَا مُسْلِمَيْنِ لَكَ وَمِنْ ذُرِّيَّتِنَا أُمَّةً مُسْلِمَةً لَكَ وَأَرِنَا مَنَاسِكَنَا وَتُبْ عَلَيْنَا ۖ إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ التَّوَّابُ الرَّحِيمُ

 “Our Lord, accept this service from us; You are All-Hearing and All-Knowing. Our Lord, make us Your Muslims (submissive servants) and also raise from our offspring a community which should be Muslim (submissive to Your Will). Show us the ways of Your worship and forbear our shortcomings: You are Forgiving and Merciful. (Surah al Baqarah: 127 & 128)

17. Du’aa of Dawood and Sulayman, father and son عليهما السلام expressing their gratitude for having blessed with knowledge:

 الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي فَضَّلَنَا عَلَىٰ كَثِيرٍ مِنْ عِبَادِهِ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ

 “All praise be to Allah Who has exalted us above many of His believing servants!” (Surah an-Naml: 15)

18. Du’aa of Ibraheem عليه السلام thanking Allah for blessing him with two sons, one after the other, during his old age:

الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي وَهَبَ لِي عَلَى الْكِبَرِ إِسْمَاعِيلَ وَإِسْحَاقَ إِنَّ رَبِّي لَسَمِيعُ الدُّعَاءِ

“All praise be to Allah Who, despite my old age, has given me Ismaeel and Ishaaq. Surely my Lord hears all prayers”. (Surah Ibraheem: 39)

19. Du’aa of Ibraheem عليه السلام asking Allah to make the City of Makkah a City of Peace, and also to keep him and his progeny safe and secure from worshipping the idols:

رَبِّ اجْعَلْ هَٰذَا الْبَلَدَ آمِنًا وَاجْنُبْنِي وَبَنِيَّ أَنْ نَعْبُدَ الْأَصْنَامَ

 “My Lord! Make this city secure, and keep me and my sons away from worshipping the idols. (Surah Ibraheem: 35)

20. Du’aa of Ibraheem  عليه السلام seeking knowledge and wisdom, and also the blessed company of the righteous:

رَبِّ هَبْ لِي حُكْمًا وَأَلْحِقْنِي بِالصَّالِحِينَ

“My Lord, endow me with knowledge and wisdom and join me with the righteous” (Surah Ash-Shu’araa: 83)

21. Du’aa of Ibraheem عليه السلام seeking honourable mention among posterity:

وَاجْعَلْ لِي لِسَانَ صِدْقٍ فِي الْآخِرِينَ

“and grant me an honourable reputation among posterity”(Surah Ash-Shu’araa: 84)

22. Du’aa of Ibraheem عليه السلام asking Allah to make him and his family adopt consistency in Salah:

رَبِّ اجْعَلْنِي مُقِيمَ الصَّلَاةِ وَمِنْ ذُرِّيَّتِي ۚ رَبَّنَا وَتَقَبَّلْ دُعَاءِ

“My Lord! Enable me and my offspring to establish Prayer, and do accept, our Lord, this prayer of mine”. (Surah Ibraheem: 40)

23. Du’aa of Ibraheem عليه السلام seeking Paradise:

وَاجْعَلْنِي مِنْ وَرَثَةِ جَنَّةِ النَّعِيمِ

“and make me of those who will inherit the Garden of Bliss” (Surah Ash-Shu’araa: 85)

24. Du’aa of Ibraheem عليه السلام seeking forgiveness for himself, his parents and all the Believers on the Day of Judgement:

رَبَّنَا اغْفِرْ لِي وَلِوَالِدَيَّ وَلِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَوْمَ يَقُومُ الْحِسَابُ

“Our Lord! Forgive me and my parents and the believers on the Day when the reckoning will take place.” (Surah Ibraheem: 41)

Dear sisters and brothers, if you find any du’aa of any Prophet/Messenger missing from this compilation, please let me know, Insha’Allah.

With regard to the du’aas taught by Allah to Prophet Muhammad صلّى الله عليه وسلّم , watch out for the next post, Insha’Allah.  Jazakumullah Khayr.

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