Authentic Supplications of the Prophet
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About Marriage (238)
`Abdullãh bin Mas`ood said: The Messenger of Allah taught us the sermon of need: Al-hamdu lil-lãhi [nahmaduhu] wa nasta`eenuhu, wa nastaghfiruhu, wa na`outhu bil-lãhi minshuroori 'anfusinã, wa min sayyi'ãti 'a`mãlinã, may-yahdihil-lãhu falã mudhilla lahu, wa man yudhlil falã hãdiya lahu, wa 'ash-hadu' an lã 'ilãha'illã 'allãhu wahadahu lã shareeka lahu, wa 'ash-hadu 'anna muhammadan `abduhu wa rasooluhu(*)

<<Yã 'ayyuhannãsu 'ittaqoo rabbakumu 'allathee khalaqakum min nafsin wãhidatin wa khalaqa minhã zawjahã wa bath-tha minhumã rijãlan katheeran wa nisã'an wattaqul-lãha 'allatheetasã'aloona bihi wal'arhãma inna 'allãha kãna `alaykum raqeeban>> (246)

<<Yã 'ayyuhã 'allatheena ãmanoo 'ittaqul-lãha haqqa tuqãtihi wa lã tamootunna 'illã wa 'antum muslimoona>> (247)

<<Yã 'ayyuhã 'allatheena ãmanoo 'ittaqul-lãha wa qooloo qawlan sadeedan yuslih lakum 'a`mãlakum wa yaghfir lakum thunoobakum wa may yuti`illãha wa rasoolahu faqad fãza fawzan `atheeman>> (248)

Footnotes

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(246) O' mankind! Fear your Lord Who created you from a single person, created, out of it, its mate, and from them twain scattered countless men and women;- Fear Allah through Whom you demand your mutual [rights] and be heedful of the wombs: for Allah ever watches over you. [Surat 'An-Nisã (#4) V. 1]

(247) O' you who believe! fear Allah as He should be feared, and die not except in a state of Islam. [Surat 'Ale-`Imrãn (#3) V. 102]

(248) O' you who believe!fear Allah, and make your utterance straight forward. That He make your conduct whole and sound,and forgive you your sins: He that obeys Allah and his Messenger, has attained a great victory. [Surat 'Al-Ahzãb (#33) V. 70, 71]

Reporters

Reported by At-Tirmithi, Abu Dãwood, An-Nisã'ee, and Ibn Mãjah. At-Tirmithi said it was comely-sound. Al-Albãni said: No. It is sound. He said that it had four channels that were by way of Ibn Mas`ood, one of which was sound according to the conditions of Muslim. This hadeeth is #164 in The Authentic of Good Sayings.

© 1993 Waleed Al-Essa
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