Dua Qunut in Arabic, English And Transliteration

Duas qunut means a prayer that is said while standing tall in a prayer whose law is sunnah.

Etymologically the word qunut (Arabic: الْقُنُوْتُ, qunut) comes from Arabic which has several meanings, among them standing for a long time, being silent, always obedient, submissive, praying, and solemn. Meanwhile, qunut is a prayer that a Muslim reads in prayer. 

Qunut is a prayer that is commonly read during the dawn prayer service. Qunut prayers have benefits when recited them. 

His readings cover the goodness of the world and the hereafter, bring many blessings, and keep us away from all forms of youth. Moreover, if this prayer is offered regularly during Ramadan when the door of goodness and forgiveness is opened by Allah Ta’ala.

Dua Qunut in Arabic, English And Transliteration

Here is the Arabic, latin Qunut Prayer, and its meaning



للّٰهُمَّ اهْدِنِىْ فِيْمَنْ هَدَيْتَ وَعَافِنِى فِيْمَنْ عَافَيْتَ وَتَوَلَّنِىْ فِيْمَنْ تَوَلَّيْتَ وَبَارِكْ لِىْ فِيْمَا اَعْطَيْتَ وَقِنِيْ شَرَّمَا قَضَيْتَ فَاِنَّكَ تَقْضِىْ وَلاَ يُقْضٰى عَلَيْكَ وَاِ نَّهُ لاَ يَذِلُّ مَنْ وَالَيْتَ وَلاَ يَعِزُّ مَنْ عَادَيْتَ تَبَارَكْتَ رَبَّنَا وَتَعَالَيْتَ فَلَكَ الْحَمْدُ عَلَى مَا قَضَيْتَ وَاَسْتَغْفِرُكَ وَاَتُوْبُ اِلَيْكَ وَصَلَّى اللهُ عَلَى سَيِّدَنَا مُحَمَّدٍ النَّبِيِّ اْلاُمِّيِّ وَعَلَى آلِهِ وَصَحْبِهِ وَسَلَّمَ


Allahummah dinii fii man haadaiit, Wa ‘aafinii fiiman ‘aafait, wa tawallanii fii man tawallaiit, Wa baarik lii fii ma a’thaiit, Wa qinni birohmatika syarra maa qadhaiit, Fa innaka taqdhi wa la yuqdha ‘alaiik, Wa innahu la yazillu man wa lait, Wa la ya’izzu man ‘adait, Tabarakta rabbana wa ta’alait, Fa lakal hamdu a’la ma qadhait, Astagfiruka wa atubu ilaik, Wa shallallahu ‘ala sayyidina muhammadin Nabiyyil ummiyyi Wa ‘ala alihi Wa shahbihi Wa sallam.

English Translation

“O God, give me instructions like those whom thou hast instructed. Give me health as the one whom You have given health. Give blessings to all that You have given me. And preserve me from the evil which thou hast ascertained. Indeed, it will not be despised those whom You have given power. And it will not be glorious that thou hast fought. Blessed are You and You are Most Sublime. Praise be to Thee for what You have ascertained. I beg for mercy and return (Torah) to You. May Allah give mercy, blessings, and greetings to the Prophet Muhammad and his family.”

Benefits and Virtues of Qunut Prayer

In the historical hadith of Al Baihaqi, Anas bin Malik explained the virtues of reading the Arabic short Dawn qunut prayer, namely

“The Messenger of Allah SAW recited the qunut prayer for a month praying ugliness for them. Then left him. Meanwhile, at the Dawn prayer, he continued to recite the qunut prayer until his death.”

Reading the Qunut prayer has several advantages and benefits that can be obtained by the person reading the Qunut prayer. Some of the benefits of reading the Qunut prayer are as follows

1. Qunut Dua Gives His Servant Instructions

The reading “Allahummahdinii fii man hadaiit” means a servant’s request to God to be given instructions. Reading the qunut prayer continuously during the shubuh prayer, God willing, Allah will bestow instructions on his servants.

2. Qunut’s Dua For Protection

By reading the Qunut prayer always in the protection of Allah Almighty both salvation in the world and salvation for the hereafter.

The sentence in Qunut’s prayer ” Wa’aafinii fii man ‘afaiit” means to give the servant of salvation as the other servant of Thy who has been given salvation.

3. Qunut Dua Avoids Disease

Practicing Qunut prayers can be prevented liver disease, as well as being able to make the physique healthy, and not easily affected by the disease.

The phrase “wa’aafini fii man hadaiit” is not only believed to protect the form of salvation. The phrase can also provide salvation for example preventing his servant from every kind of disease. 

4. Qunut Dua Gives Blessings

The phrase “wabaariklii fiimaa a’thoiit” whose meaning bless me what you have loved.

That phrase shows and explains that God always bestows goodness in the form of blessings for each of his servants.

Salat Subuh Dua Without Qunut Is It Okay?

The law of reading the qunut prayer of Subuh is sunnah so that when read it brings reward and if it is not read it does not matter.

This is like launching the book ‘The Mother Book of Prayer and Zikir Translated Kitab al-Adzkar Imam an-Nawai’ published by Mutiara Media, qunut in the Dawn prayer the law is sunnah.

Based on the historical hadith of Ibn Abbas RA, “Indeed, the Messenger of Allah SAW did not perform qunut in the Dawn prayer, unless he was separated from the world.”

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