7 Duas from The Quran for Newly Married Couples in Islam

Married is a part of Sunnah for Muslims as the Prophet Muhammad mentions in the hadith of Sunan Ibn Majah. As for Muslims, so many of them believe that marriage becomes a part of a good deed to seeking some gratitude from Allah such as reciting the Quran.

For some reason that in so many years Muslims believe that marriage becomes one of the ways to become closer to Allah. As they doing one of the Sunnah from the Prophet, they also good some deeds such as make a new connection through the new family that they getting married into.

Speaking of marriage, this time we will bring you into some of the Dua that you can recite for newlywed based on the Quran. For some of them, they may need some Dua since they will be doing everything new for the first time.

Married is a part of Sunnah for Muslims as the Prophet Muhammad mentions in the hadith of Sunan Ibn Majah. Many Muslims believe that marriage is a good deed. They seek gratitude from Allah, like when reciting the Quran.

For some reason, Muslims have believed for many years that marriage brings them closer to Allah. They were following a Sunnah of the Prophet. They also did good deeds, such as forming new connections with the family of the person they married.

Speaking of marriage, this time we will bring you into some of the Dua that you can recite for newlyweds. The Quran forms the basis for these Dua. For some of them, they may need some Dua since they will be doing everything new for the first time.

Importance of Marriage

Marriage provides a structure within which people can live according to Islamic teachings. It enables them to build families in line with Islamic values and raise children as practicing Muslims.

Marriage holds great significance in Islam for the faith, wellbeing, and harmonic functioning of individuals and societies. It is much more than a union of two people – it is part of one’s religious devotion and social responsibility.

1. Dua for Serenity

Some Muslims may be wondering about the life before and after marriage. They may be wondering about the vacillation in the sentence. As they become a new married couple, anxiety may come through them.

That is why is it better to recite the Uran surah Ar-Rum verse 21 as the dua for the serenity for the newlywed below. You may be getting some blessings by learning Asmaul Husna.

وَمِنْ اٰيٰتِهٖٓ اَنْ خَلَقَ لَكُمْ مِّنْ اَنْفُسِكُمْ اَزْوَاجًا لِّتَسْكُنُوْٓا اِلَيْهَا وَجَعَلَ بَيْنَكُمْ مَّوَدَّةً وَّرَحْمَةً ۗاِنَّ فِيْ ذٰلِكَ لَاٰيٰتٍ لِّقَوْمٍ يَّتَفَكَّرُوْنَ – ٢١

“And among His great signs, He created pairs for you of your own kind, so that you might be inclined and at ease with him, and He made between you a feeling of love and affection. Indeed, in this, there are really signs (the greatness of Allah) for the people who think.” (QS 30:21)

2. Dua for the Blessing Marriage from Allah

It is important to every Muslim to get some of Allah’s blessings including on their marriage. As the newlywed, they seek Allah’s blessing. They recite Quran’s Al Mumtahanah verse 12 for this purpose.

يٰٓاَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ اِذَا جَاۤءَكَ الْمُؤْمِنٰتُ يُبَايِعْنَكَ عَلٰٓى اَنْ لَّا يُشْرِكْنَ بِاللّٰهِ شَيْـًٔا وَّلَا يَسْرِقْنَ وَلَا يَزْنِيْنَ وَلَا يَقْتُلْنَ اَوْلَادَهُنَّ وَلَا يَأْتِيْنَ بِبُهْتَانٍ يَّفْتَرِيْنَهٗ بَيْنَ اَيْدِيْهِنَّ وَاَرْجُلِهِنَّ وَلَا يَعْصِيْنَكَ فِيْ مَعْرُوْفٍ فَبَايِعْهُنَّ وَاسْتَغْفِرْ لَهُنَّ اللّٰهَ ۗاِنَّ اللّٰهَ غَفُوْرٌ رَّحِيْمٌ – ١٢

“O Prophet! When women who believe come to you to perform Bai’at (faithful pledge), that they will not associate anything with Allah; Will not steal, will not commit adultery, will not kill their children, will not lie that they fabricate between their hands and feet and will not disobey you in good affairs, so accept their pledge of loyalty and ask forgiveness for them from Allah. Truly, Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (QS 60:12)

3. Dua for the Grateful Marriage

Wishing a grateful marriage for a newlywed is a must. They will have many experiences in their marriage. For example, parenting from an Islamic perspective. It is important to seek a grateful marriage towards Allah.

Reciting the Quran surah Al Ahzab verse 37 may help your newlywed’s life becomes more grateful.

وَاِذْ تَقُوْلُ لِلَّذِيْٓ اَنْعَمَ اللّٰهُ عَلَيْهِ وَاَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيْهِ اَمْسِكْ عَلَيْكَ زَوْجَكَ وَاتَّقِ اللّٰهَ وَتُخْفِيْ فِيْ نَفْسِكَ مَا اللّٰهُ مُبْدِيْهِ وَتَخْشَى النَّاسَۚ وَاللّٰهُ اَحَقُّ اَنْ تَخْشٰىهُ ۗ ٣٧

“And (remember), when you (Muhammad) say to the person who has been given a favor by Allah and you (also) have given him a favor, “Keep your wife and fear Allah,” you are hiding in your heart what will be revealed by Allah, and you are afraid of humans, even though Allah has more right for you to fear. “ (QS 33:37)

4. Dua for Establishing a Strong Connection

Making earnest dua (supplication) to Allah to bless their marriage and keep love and tranquility between them is highly stressed in Islam. Allah can change one’s heart and connect it to their spouse.

Reciting the Quran surah Al Furqan verse 25:74 may help your newlywed’s life becomes more grateful.

وَٱلَّذِينَ يَقُولُونَ رَبَّنَا هَبۡ لَنَا مِنۡ أَزۡوَٰجِنَا وَذُرِّيَّـٰتِنَا قُرَّةَ أَعۡيُنٖ وَٱجۡعَلۡنَا لِلۡمُتَّقِينَ إِمَامًا

And those who say, “Our Lord, grant us from among our wives and offspring comfort to our eyes and make us an example for the righteous.” (QS 25:74)

5. Dua for the Safe of Your Spouse

As a newlywed couple, you may experience a new relationship with your spouse. For example, you’ll learn the differences between Hibah and Wasiyat. That makes you realize something may not be as expected in your new life before the marriage happens.

That is why reciting the Quran surah Al Ahzab for your spouse is better to make her safe around you. The dua also can make you and your spouse more comfortable going in your newlywed life.

يٰٓاَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُلْ لِّاَزْوَاجِكَ وَبَنٰتِكَ وَنِسَاۤءِ الْمُؤْمِنِيْنَ يُدْنِيْنَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِنْ جَلَابِيْبِهِنَّۗ ذٰلِكَ اَدْنٰىٓ اَنْ يُّعْرَفْنَ فَلَا يُؤْذَيْنَۗ وَكَانَ اللّٰهُ غَفُوْرًا رَّحِيْمًا – ٥٩

“O Prophet! Say to your wives, daughters, and wives of believers, “Let them cover their veils all over their bodies.” This is so that they are easier to identify so that they are not disturbed. And Allah is Most Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (QS 33:59)

6. Dua for Strengthening the Bond of Marriage

The stronger the marital bond, the happier and longer-lasting a marriage is considered to be in Islam. Hence these teachings to nurture loving companionship.

Surah Al-Baqarah – Ayah 165 below that you can recite for a newlywed couple as the dua for strengthening the bond of Marriage.

وَمِنَ ٱلنَّاسِ مَن يَتَّخِذُ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ أَندَادٗا يُحِبُّونَهُمۡ كَحُبِّ ٱللَّهِۖ وَٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓاْ أَشَدُّ حُبّٗا لِّلَّهِۗ وَلَوۡ يَرَى ٱلَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوٓاْ إِذۡ يَرَوۡنَ ٱلۡعَذَابَ أَنَّ ٱلۡقُوَّةَ لِلَّهِ جَمِيعٗا وَأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ شَدِيدُ ٱلۡعَذَابِ

And [yet], among the people are those who take other than Allah as equals [to Him]. They love them as they [should] love Allah. But those who believe are stronger in love for Allah. And if only they who have wronged would consider [that] when they see the punishment, [they will be certain] that all power belongs to Allah and that Allah is severe in punishment.

7. Dua for Halal Marriage

As the sentence of marriage is said by the couple, both of them become the halal couple under the marriage name. That makes Muslims understand the rule to becomes closer to their spouse only.

As mention in the Quran surah Al Ahzab verse 52 below that you can recite for a newlywed couple as the dua for strengthening marriage. The dua is perfect to avoid some unwanted special relationship with other women or men.

لَا يَحِلُّ لَكَ النِّسَاۤءُ مِنْۢ بَعْدُ وَلَآ اَنْ تَبَدَّلَ بِهِنَّ مِنْ اَزْوَاجٍ وَّلَوْ اَعْجَبَكَ حُسْنُهُنَّ اِلَّا مَا مَلَكَتْ يَمِيْنُكَۗ وَكَانَ اللّٰهُ عَلٰى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ رَّقِيْبًا ࣖ – ٥٢

“It is not lawful for you (Muhammad) to marry (other) women after that, and you must not (also) replace them with (other) wives, even though their beauty attracts your heart except for the women (slave) you have. And Allah is Supervising all things.” (QS 33:52)

So, there are some of the Dua that you can recite for newlyweds in Islam based on the Quran. Recite them regularly and may Allah give some of the blessings to your newlywed’s life.

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My name is Ashraf Ali, and I am a freelance writer and blogger. I have received my education from religious seminaries. I thoroughly enjoy writing on religious topics, and through my articles, I strive to convey the correct Islamic message to people.

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