7 Powerful Dua for Protection (From Hellfire, Shirk, Evil and Enemy)

Have you ever wondered what kind of Duas to protect yourself from hell that you can recite from the Quran? As a Muslim, you must believe that there is a life after death in the hereafter that exists between heaven and hell.

Indeed, as a Muslim, you must believe that some Duas can protect you from hell. You can apply them to seek Allah’s blessing and mercy. Even so, you may be wondering what kind of Duas you should praise.

If you are keen to recite the Quran daily, you may learn some Duas from the Quran to protect yourself from hell. Here we have some of them on the list below.

Let’s check them out!

The Quran Surah Al Baqarah Verse 201

The Quran surah Al Baqarah verse 201 is one of the most popular Duas to protect yourself from hell. As a Muslim, you may be familiar with this verse. Many Muslims recite this verse as their Dua to protect themselves from hell.

As a Muslim, you may be more aware that making supplication to get protected by Allah from hell is better to do. Instead of doubting Allah, putting your trust in Allah will help you the most.

وَمِنْهُمْ مَّنْ يَّقُوْلُ رَبَّنَآ اٰتِنَا فِى الدُّنْيَا حَسَنَةً وَّفِى الْاٰخِرَةِ حَسَنَةً وَّقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ ٢٠١

“Among them, there are also those who pray, “Our Lord, grant us good in this world and good in the hereafter and protect us from the punishment of hell.” (QS 2:201)

The Quran Surah Ali Imran Verse 16

The Quran surah Ali Imran verse 16 is one of the popular Duas to protect yourself from hell. You better recite this verse because it has a deep meaning inside that is capable to protect you from hell.

Most Muslims believe that a hell is a terrible place for those who sinned. Muslims also wonder why their Dua is not answered. It may be because they are not doing it.

That is why as a Muslim, you better make supplication by praising a Dua that you can recite from the Quran surah Ali Imran verse 16.

اَلَّذِيْنَ يَقُوْلُوْنَ رَبَّنَآ اِنَّنَآ اٰمَنَّا فَاغْفِرْ لَنَا ذُنُوْبَنَا وَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِۚ ١٦

“(That is) those who pray, “O our Lord, indeed we have believed. So forgive us our sins and save us from the punishment of hell.”

The Quran Surah Ali Imran Verse 191

The Quran surah Ali Imran verse 191 is one of the Duas to protect yourself from hell that you can recite daily. You can recite this verse after reciting the Quran surah Ali Imran verse 16, so it can be a perfect Dua combination.

The Quran surah Ali Imran verse 191 describes how Muslims should supplicate to Allah. If you read the Quran every day with a solemn heart, Allah may bless you.

الَّذِيْنَ يَذْكُرُوْنَ اللّٰهَ قِيَامًا وَّقُعُوْدًا وَّعَلٰى جُنُوْبِهِمْ وَيَتَفَكَّرُوْنَ فِيْ خَلْقِ السَّمٰوٰتِ وَالْاَرْضِۚ رَبَّنَا مَا خَلَقْتَ هٰذَا بَاطِلًاۚ سُبْحٰنَكَ فَقِنَا عَذَابَ النَّارِ ١٩١

“(i.e.) those who remember Allah while standing, sitting, or lying down, and think about the creation of the heavens and the earth (saying), “Our Lord, You did not create all this in vain. Glory to You. Protect us from the punishment of hell.” (QS 3:191)

The Quran Surah Al Furqan Verse 65

The Quran surah Al Furqan verse 65 is one of the Duas to protect yourself from hell that you can recite. It has the deepest meaning of describing hell as a real torment that is difficult to handle by most Muslims.

That is why it is better to recite the Quran surah Al Furqan verse 65 daily so that you can avoid hell. You may get some of Allah’s blessing by doing it.

وَالَّذِيْنَ يَقُوْلُوْنَ رَبَّنَا اصْرِفْ عَنَّا عَذَابَ جَهَنَّمَۖ اِنَّ عَذَابَهَا كَانَ غَرَامًا ۖ ٦٥

And, those who say, “O our Lord, keep the punishment of Hell away from us (because) its punishment is eternal.” (QS 25:65)

The Quran Surah Ghafir Verse 7

The Quran surah Ghafir verse 7 is one of the most popular Duas to protect yourself from hell based on the Quran. You better recite this verse so that may Allah will give you some of His blessing and mercy.

The Quran surah Ghafir verse 7 describes the way Muslims repent for their sin. They do this to avoid the torment of hell. Most Muslims believe that reciting this verse as a Dua will bring so much good luck.

اَلَّذِيْنَ يَحْمِلُوْنَ الْعَرْشَ وَمَنْ حَوْلَهٗ يُسَبِّحُوْنَ بِحَمْدِ رَبِّهِمْ وَيُؤْمِنُوْنَ بِهٖ وَيَسْتَغْفِرُوْنَ لِلَّذِيْنَ اٰمَنُوْاۚ رَبَّنَا وَسِعْتَ كُلَّ شَيْءٍ رَّحْمَةً وَّعِلْمًا فَاغْفِرْ لِلَّذِيْنَ تَابُوْا وَاتَّبَعُوْا سَبِيْلَكَ وَقِهِمْ عَذَابَ الْجَحِيْمِ ٧

“(The angels) who carry the Throne and those around him always glorify by praising their Lord, believing in Him, and asking forgiveness for those who believe. (They said,) “O our Lord, Your mercy and knowledge cover all things. So, forgive those who repent and follow Your path and protect them from the punishment (hell) of Jahim.” (QS 40:7)

The Quran Surar Ar-Ra’d Verse 28

The Quran Surar Ar-Ra’d Verse 28 is one of the most popular Duas to protect yourself from hell and EVIL.

لاَ إِلَهَ إِلاَّ اللَّهُ وَحْدَهُ لاَ شَرِيكَ لَهُ، لَهُ الْمُلْكُ، وَلَهُ الْحَمْدُ، وَهُوَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَىْءٍ قَدِيرٌ‏

“Such are the ones who believe (in the message of the Prophet) and whose hearts find rest in the remembrance of Allah. Surely in Allah’s remembrance do hearts find rest.” Surar Ar-Ra’d Verse 28

The Quran Surah Al-Mu’minun – 97-98

Reading this Dua shows you are remembering Allah before beginning any task. It provides safety and wards off the Shaytan at the times of eating, intercourse, slaughtering animals for food etc.

وَقُل رَّبِّ أَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ هَمَزَٰتِ ٱلشَّيَـٰطِينِ

And say, “My Lord! I seek refuge in You from the temptations of the devils. Surah Al-Mu’minun – 97-98

So, there are some of the Duas to protect yourself from hell based on the Quran. Most of them can be recited easily from the Quran so that you can apply them to your supplications regularly.

Have you ever tried to practice reciting those verses to your supplications? Is there any one of those verses that become your favorite? Share with us which one of them.

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