What to say when surprised or startled

 

240. Subhaanallaah!

(Glory is to Allah).

Reference: Al-Bukhari, cf. Al-Asqalani, Fathul-Bari 1/210, 390, 414 and Muslim 4/1857.

241. Allaahu 'Akbar!

(Allah is the Most Great)

Reference: Al-Bukhari, cf. Al-Asqalani, Fathul-Bari 8/441. See also Al-Albani, Sahih At-Tirmithi 2/103, 235, Ahmad 5/218.