Protection from 3

1 Feb

عن أبي مسعود الأنصاري رضي الله عنه قال قال رسول الله صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ

مَنْ قَرَأَ بِالآيَتَيْنِ مِنْ آخِرِ سُورَةِ الْبَقَرَةِ فِي لَيْلَةٍ كَفَتَاهُ

متفق عليه

 

It is narrated from Abu Masood AlAnsari that the Prophet (صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ) said,

“Whoever recites the last two ayat of Soorah Baqarah at night, the two ayat will suffice for him/her”.


[Reported by Bukhari and Muslim]


Vocabulary from the Hadeeth

قَرَأَ (qara’aa) – to read.
آخِر (aakhir) – the end.
لَيْلَة (laylah) – night. ‏ ‏

كَفَتَاهُ (kafataahu) – the two will suffice him. A synonym for كفى in Arabic is أغنى.

Lessons from the Hadith

– Imam An-Nawawi explains in the Explanation of Sahih Muslim,

“It is said the recitation of these two ayat will (with the permission of Allaah):

1) suffice the reciter from praying qiyamul layl (night prayer),
2) protect him from Shaitaan,
3) protect him from calamities.

All these meanings/explanations are applicable together as well”.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: