Invocations for when you meet an adversary or a powerful ruler


126. Allaahumma 'innaa naj'aluka fee nuhoorihim wa na'oothu bika min shuroorihim.

O Allah , we ask You to restrain them by their necks and we seek refuge in You from their evil.

Reference: Abu Dawud 2/89, and Al-Hakim graded it authentic and Ath-Thahabi agreed 2/142. 

127. Allaahumma 'Anta 'adhudee, wa 'Anta naseeree, bika 'ajoolu, wa bika 'asoolu, wa bika 'uqaatilu.

O Allah, You are my strength and You are my support. For Your sake I go forth and for Your sake I advance and for Your sake I fight.

Reference: Abu Dawud 3/42, At-Tirmithi 5/572. See also Al-Albani, Sahih At-Tirmithi 3/183. 

128. Hasbunallaahu wa ni'amal-wakeel.

Allah is sufficient for us and the best of those on whom to depend.

Reference: Al-Bukhari, 5/172.