Walamma barazoo lijalootawajunoodihi qaloo rabbana afrigh AAalayna sabranwathabbit aqdamana wansurnaAAala alqawmi alkafireen
And when they went forth to [face] Goliath and his soldiers, they said, “Our Lord, pour upon us patience and plant firmly our feet and give us victory over the disbelieving people.”
(Surat Al Baqarah 2: Verse 250)
This dua is verse number 250 of Surat Baqarah. A brief introduction for Surat Baqarah has been included with the first Rabbana Dua.
‘Sabr’ is an Arabic word which comes from a root meaning to detain, refrain and stop. Imâm Ahmad said, “Allâh has mentioned patience in the Qur’ân in ninety places.” Ibn Qayyim mentions in his book a scholar who defined patience as, “To have patience means that one’s common sense and religious motives are stronger than one’s whims and desires.”
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