Duas of Prophets in the Quran (In Arabic with Translation)

Dua is the essence of worship and being the true guidance, the Quran informs us of the words to use when making dua.  The following duas came from the tongues of the best of people, the Prophets to show us what to ask Allah for.

Not all duas mentioned by the Prophets in the Quran have been included below.

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Duas of the Prophets in the Quran

Dua of Adam (AS)

Dua of Prophet Adam

“Our Lord, we have wronged ourselves, and if You do not forgive us and have mercy upon us, we will surely be among the losers.” Surah Al A’raf (7:23)

Duas of Nuh (AS)

Prophet Nuh dua

“My Lord, forgive me and my parents and whoever enters my house a believer and the believing men and believing women. And do not increase the wrongdoers except in destruction.”  Surah Nuh (71:28)

Prophet Nuh dua

‘My Lord, let me land at a blessed landing place, and You are the best to accommodate [us].'” Surah Al Muminun (23:29)

Prophet Nuh dua

“My Lord, I seek refuge in You from asking that of which I have no knowledge. And unless You forgive me and have mercy upon me, I will be among the losers.”  Surah Hud (11:47)

Duas of Ibrahim (AS)

Prophet Ibrahim dua

“Our Lord, accept [this] from us. Indeed, You are the Hearing, the Knowing. Surah Al Baqarah (2:127)

Prophet ibrahim dua

“Our Lord, and make us Muslims [in submission] to You and from our descendants a Muslim nation [in submission] to You. And show us our rites [of worship] and accept our repentance. Indeed, You are the Accepting of Repentance, the Merciful.”  Surah Al Baqarah (2:128)

Prophet ibrahim dua

“Our Lord, forgive me and my parents and the believers the Day the account is established.”  Surah Ibrahim (14:41)

[And he said], “My Lord, grant me authority and join me with the righteous.”  Surah Ash-Shu’ara (26:83)

“My Lord, make me an establisher of prayer, and [many] from my descendants. Our Lord, and accept my supplication.”  Surah Ibrahim (14:40) 

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Dua of Lut (AS)

Prophet Lut dua

He said, “My Lord, support me against the corrupting people.”  Surah Al Ankabut (29:30)

Dua of Yusuf (AS)

Prophet Yusuf dua

“Creator of the heavens and earth, You are my protector in this world and the Hereafter. Cause me to die a Muslim and join me with the righteous.”  Surah Yusuf (12:101)

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Dua of Shuaib (AS)

Prpophet Shuaib dua

“…Our Lord, decide between us and our people in truth, and You are the best of those who give decision.”  Surah Al A’raf (7:89)

Dua of Ayub (AS)

Prophet Ayub dua

“Indeed, adversity has touched me, and You are the most merciful of the merciful.” Surah Al Anbiya (21:83)

Duas of Musa (AS)

Prophet Musa dua

 “…My Lord, indeed I have wronged myself, so forgive me,” and He forgave him. Indeed, He is the Forgiving, the Merciful.”  Surah Al Qasas (28:16)

Prophet Musa dua

“…My Lord, expand for me my breast [with assurance], And ease for me my task, And untie the knot from my tongue, That they may understand my speech.”  Surah TaHa (20:25-28)

Prophet Musa dua

“My Lord, indeed I am, for whatever good You would send down to me, in need.”  Surah Al Qasas (28;24)

Dua of Sulaiman (AS)

Prophet Sulaiman dua

“My Lord, enable me1 to be grateful for Your favor which You have bestowed upon me and upon my parents and to do righteousness of which You approve. And admit me by Your mercy into [the ranks of] Your righteous servants.” Surah An Naml (27:19)

Dua of Yunus (AS)

Prophet Yunus dua

“There is no deity except You; exalted are You. Indeed, I have been of the wrongdoers.”  Surah Al Anbiya (21:87)

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Dua of Zakariya (AS)

Prophet Zakariya dua

“My Lord, grant me from Yourself a good offspring. Indeed, You are the Hearer of supplication.” Surah Ale Imraan (3:38)

Dua of Isa (AS)

Prophet Isa dua

“O Allah, our Lord, send down to us a table [spread with food] from the heaven to be for us a festival for the first of us and the last of us and a sign from You. And provide for us, and You are the best of providers.” Surah Al Maidah (5:114)

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