Dua Of Musa
Dua of Musa

6 Dua Of Musa In Arabic, Meaning And Benefits

In Islam, Musa ibn ʿImran (Moses), is an important prophet and messenger of Allah and is the most frequently mentioned individual in the Quran, with his name being mentioned 136 times and his life being narrated and recounted more than that of any other prophet.


If you are looking for the Dua of Musa for clear speech, against Pharaoh and many others, then this article will be looking at the Arabic text of the Duas, transliteration as well as the meanings.

1. Dua Of Musa For Speech In Arabic

One of the well-known Dua of Musa is the Dua for clear speech and making things easy. The Arabic text is written below:

  • قَالَ رَبِّ اشْرَحْ لِي صَدْرِي
  • * وَيَسِّرْ لِي أَمْرِي
  • * وَاحْلُلْ عُقْدَةً مِّن لِّسَانِي
  • * يَفْقَهُوا قَوْلِي
  • * وَاجْعَل لِّي وَزِيرًا مِّنْ أَهْلِي
  • هَارُونَ أَخِي
  • * اشْدُدْ بِهِ أَزْرِي
  • * وَأَشْرِكْهُ فِي أَمْرِي *
  • كَيْ نُسَبِّحَكَ كَثِيرًا *
  • وَنَذْكُرَكَ كَثِيرًا *
  • إِنَّكَ كُنتَ بِنَا بَصِيرًا


  • Qaala Rabbish rah lee sadree
  • Wa yassir leee amree
  • Wahlul ‘uqdatan milli saanee
  • Yafqahoo qawlee
  • Waj’al lee wazeeran min ahlee
  • Haaroona akhee
  • Ushdud biheee azree
  • Wa ashrik hu feee amree
  • Kai nusabbihaka kaseeraa
  • Wa nazkuraka kaseeraa
  • Innaka kunta binaa baseeraa

Meaning in English

  • (Musa) said: “O my Lord! expand me my breast;
  • Ease my task for me;
  • And remove the impediment from my speech,
  • So they may understand what I say:
  • And give me a Minister from my family,
  • Aaron, my brother;
  • Add to my strength through him,
  • And make him share my task:
  • That we may celebrate Thy praise without stint,
  • And remember Thee without stint:
  • For Thou art He that (ever) regardeth us.”

After reminding and fortifying Musa (AS) for the impending task, Allah gave the order:

“Go to Pharaoh. Indeed, he has transgressed.”

Surah Taha

It was then that Musa (AS) made the dua recited by scholars and speakers before giving a speech.


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2. Dua of Musa Surah Qasas

There are some Duas made by prophet Musa AS in surah Qasas, the Duas are mentioned in different verses.

1. Surah Qasas verse 21

رَبِّ نَجِّنِي مِنَ الْقَوْمِ الظَّالِمِينَ


My Lord! Save me from the people who are wrongdoers!

According to Imam IBN Kathir, this means, from Fir`awn and his chiefs.

It was mentioned that Allah sent to him an angel riding a horse, who showed him the way. And Allah knows best.


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2. Surah Qasas verse 16

قَالَ رَبِّ إِنِّى ظَلَمۡتُ نَفۡسِى فَٱغۡفِرۡ لِى فَغَفَرَ لَهُۥٓۚ إِنَّهُۥ هُوَ ٱلۡغَفُورُ ٱلرَّحِيمُ


Qala rabbi innee thalamtu nafsee faghfir lee faghafara lahu innahu huwaal ghafooruarraheem.

Meaning in English

He said: “My Lord! Verily, I have wronged myself, so forgive me.” Then He forgave him. Verily, He is the Oft-Forgiving, the Most Merciful.


This is supplication When prophet Musa Killed a Man by Mistake.

Prophet Musa made this very simple dua from the heart, which Allah (swt) accepted.

Allah accepted his dua, its evidence being the statement of Allah in the latter half of the same ayah:

“…and He forgave him. Indeed, He is the Forgiving, the Merciful.”

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3. Surah Qasas Ayat 17

قَالَ رَبِّ بِمَآ أَنۡعَمۡتَ عَلَىَّ فَلَنۡ أَكُونَ ظَهِيرًا لِّلۡمُجۡرِمِينَ


Qala rabbi bima an amta alayya falan akoona thaheeran lilmujrimeen.

He said: “My Lord! For that with which You have favoured me, I will never more be a helper of the Mujrimûn (criminals, disbelievers, polytheists, sinners)!”

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3. Dua of Musa Rabbi inni lima anzalta

Rabbi inni lima anzalta is a Dua made by prophet Musa and is mentioned in surah Qasas verse 24.

رَبِّ إِنِّى لِمَآ أَنزَلۡتَ إِلَىَّ مِنۡ خَيۡرٍ فَقِيرٌ


Rabbiinnee lima anzalta ilayya min khayrin faqeer.


My Lord! truly, I am in need of whatever good that You bestow on me!”

4. Dua of Musa Against Pharaoh

وَقَالَ مُوسَىٰ رَبَّنَآ إِنَّكَ ءَاتَيۡتَ فِرۡعَوۡنَ وَمَلَأَهُۥ زِينَةً وَأَمۡوَٰلًا فِى ٱلۡحَيَوٰةِ ٱلدُّنۡيَا رَبَّنَا لِيُضِلُّواْ عَن سَبِيلِكَۖ رَبَّنَا ٱطۡمِسۡ عَلَىٰٓ أَمۡوَٰلِهِمۡ وَٱشۡدُدۡ عَلَىٰ قُلُوبِهِمۡ فَلَا يُؤۡمِنُواْ حَتَّىٰ يَرَوُاْ ٱلۡعَذَابَ ٱلۡأَلِيمَ

And Mûsâ (Moses) said: “Our Lord! You have indeed bestowed on Fir‘aun (Pharaoh) and his chiefs splendour and wealth in the life of this world, our Lord! that they may lead men astray from Your Path. Our Lord! Destroy their wealth, and harden their hearts, so that they will not believe until they see the painful torment.”

Dua Of Musa against Pharaoh

Surah Yunus verse 88

Musa supplicated against Fir`awn and His Chiefs

This prayer was from Musa because he was angry for the sake of Allah and His religion. He prayed against Fir`awn and his chiefs when he was certain that there was no good in them.

Allah mentioned what Musa said when he prayed against Fir`awn and his chiefs after they refused to accept the truth. They continued to go astray and be haughty and arrogant.

And Musa said:”Our Lord! You have indeed bestowed on Fir`awn and his chiefs splendor (and pleasure of this worldly life).


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