[Protection From] Whoever Wishes Evil To Others

Sa’d b. Muhammad b. Sa’id narrated from Musa b. Qays al-Hannat from Muhammad b. Sa’id - he was the father of Sa’id b. Muhammad - from al-Sha’iri from Ja’far b. Muhammad al-Sadiq, peace be upon him, who said: The Messenger of Allah, blessings of Allah on him and his family, said: ‘Whoever wishes a person evil and that person wishes Allah to make a barrier between the two of them, let him say when he sees him:

“I take refuge in the Might of Allah and His Strength, from the Might of His creation and its strength. I take refuge with the Lord of the Daybreak, from the evil of what He created (113:1-2).”’

Then say what Allah, the Mighty and Sublime, said to His Prophet: So, if they turn their backs, say: God is enough for me. There is no god but He. In Him I have put tny trust. He is the Lord of the Mighty Throne (9:129).

Allah will turn away from him the plot of every plotter, the deception of every cunning person and the envy of every envier. Do not say these words except to his face and Allah will protect him by His Might.