Have you ever prayed for someone’s complete to ruin? That God would destroy them and wipe them off the face of the earth.
It doesn’t seem very Christian does it?
Nevertheless these kinds of prayers are recorded in the Bible and especially in the Book of Psalms.
Prayers that call for the death and destruction of others are called imprecatory prayers. You may not have given much thought to this kind of prayer before, and I hope that you never need to.
Before the war started in Ukraine I also had not thought very much about the place of imprecatory prayers in my own life and in my theology. War, however, has a way of shaping your thinking and calling into question certain ideas.
War or not, if you read your Bible seriously you can’t ignore the passionate plea for the violent destruction of enemies. Check out a few of them for yourself in the following Psalms: 5, 10, 17, 35, 58, 59, 69, 70, 79, 83, 109, 129, 137, 139, 140.
They Are Inspired
We can’t just write these Psalms out of our Bible, Jesus himself considered them inspired and he never apologized for them, corrected them, or indicated that they do not teach truth.
Jesus quoted from at least two imprecatory psalms; Psa 35 and 69 (Joh 2:17 and 15:25). The Apostle Paul and Peter also quoted from Psalm 69 (Acts 1:20 and Rom 11:9).
For a good example of what an imprecatory prayer looks like let’s look at Psalm 69.
(22) Let their own table before them become a snare; and when they are at peace, let it become a trap.
(23) Let their eyes be darkened, so that they cannot see, and make their loins tremble continually.
(24) Pour out your indignation upon them, and let your burning anger overtake them.
(25) May their camp be a desolation; let no one dwell in their tents.
(26) For they persecute him whom you have struck down, and they recount the pain of those you have wounded.
(27) Add to them punishment upon punishment; may they have no acquittal from you.
(28) Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; let them not be enrolled among the righteous.
There are many texts in the Bible that talk about God’s judgment but an imprecatory prayer does more than just talk about God’s judgment it calls for God to bring judgement on someone.
But Jesus Said Love Your Enemies
One of the biggest problems Christians have with imprecatory prayers is that Jesus’ words seem to contradict the idea of praying for the destruction of your enemy.
You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Some claim that imprecatory prayers represent David’s sinful desire for revenge and thus we should not copy him. Others claim that Jesus revoked this type of prayer when he told us to love our enemies in Matthew chapter 5.
I don’t believe that either of these solutions work well. Neither Jesus nor any of the other New Testament writers specifically correct the imprecatory prayers of the Old Testament. In fact there are some New Testament texts that also seem to be imprecatory in nature.
For instance, in the book of Revelation, those martyred cry out to God and say,
“They cried out with a loud voice, “O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, how long before you will judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?”
It’s important to understand the difference in context between the imprecatory prayers of the Psalms and Jesus Sermon on the Mount. It’s clear from the context, Jesus is speaking about personal relationships what he asks us to love our enemies and pray for those who persecute us or to go the extra mile.
Jesus is not talking about mass genocide or a full military invasion of another country, he is talking about personal offenses and that’s exactly why he uses the example of turning the other cheek (Mat 5:39) there’s nothing inherently dangerous about receiving a slap on the cheek but it is humiliating personally.
On the other hand if we look carefully at the imprecatory Psalms we find a much different situation. They were written by a king, the leader of a nation, a general of an army. Although, sometimes his prayers may look very personal, they are personal in the sense that he represents God’s people, thus an attack on him was an attack on God’s people.
The imprecatory prayers also focus their attention on how evil men have offended a holy God. Thus they call for judgment not simply because these men have killed the innocent but because they have offended the Holy. In this way the imprecatory prayers are also prophetic as they look forward to God’s just punishment on wicked men who will not repent of their evil deeds.
Where Does that Leave Us?
We know we are supposed to love our personal enemies and pray for them as Jesus commands us, but what if we find ourselves in a different context, one that looks more like David’s context?
Can or can’t we pray like David did against our enemies?
Here are some principles that I see in the imprecatory prayers that may help you decide if you should pray for the destruction of your enemies or not.
1. It should not be about personal revenge.
In every instance of an imprecatory prayer in the Bible it’s clear that it’s not simply personal revenge and pride on the line. While the offence takes on a personal nature this is simply because the author is the representative of an entire nation.
You, LORD God of hosts, are God of Israel. Rouse yourself to punish all the nations; spare none of those who treacherously plot evil. Selah.
Imprecatory prayers are never against the neighbor down the street who doesn’t like you and has called you a few bad names. Instead of personal revenge imprecatory prayers are about just retribution against an evil enemy who has come against another nation and against God.
2. It’s about stopping evil.
A common theme you can see in the imprecatory prayers is that of stopping evil short so that it can not continue destroying the lives of the innocent. These prayers are directed at evil men who have the power to take thousands or even millions of lives.
Here’s and example from Psalm 109
May the iniquity of his fathers be remembered before the LORD, and let not the sin of his mother be blotted out! Let them be before the LORD continually, that he may cut off the memory of them from the earth! For he did not remember to show kindness, but pursued the poor and needy and the brokenhearted, to put them to death.
Let’s face it, war is the handy-work of Satan and he enjoys the death and suffering that it brings. Unfortunately no one suffers more in war than the innocent. Often the quickest and most effective way to end the killing of innocents is by taking out the evil man/men who are in charge.
That’s what an imprecatory prayer is about!
3. It’s about honoring God.
Above all the imprecatory prayers show a desire to see God honored and glorified. God is called upon to bring justice against men who do not honor him or worship Him. The psalmists call upon God to restore his fame, to defend his name, their deepest desire is not for revenge but for God’s glory and honor.
Help us, O God of our salvation, for the glory of your name; deliver us, and atone for our sins, for your name’s sake!
Reminders for Us
I believe the imprecatory prayers were the right thing at that time in that situation for those who prayed them, thus they are righteous and inspired prayers. On the other hand I cannot tell you whether or not you should ever pray an imprecatory prayer. My suspicion is that few of us will have the exact circumstances that David had when he prayed these prayers. Nevertheless, imprecatory prayers serve to remind us of two things.
1. Sin is worse that we thought.
First they remind us of the awfulness and terribleness of sin. The reminder us that sin always brings destruction and death, that sin always against God, and that it is often the innocent who suffer because of sin. They remind us that sin causes all of war.
We underestimate sin, we underestimate the consequences of evil, we underestimate its power to destroy, and we underestimate how much is offends our holy God!
2. We aren’t concerned enough about God’s honor.
Second he reminds us of our responsibility to honor God in all circumstances. In individualistic Western cultures is easy to focus only on your personal responsibility to honor God, yet we all live in nations cities societies families who are also called to honor God. Our desire to bring God glory should be set so deep within our hearts that when we see that someone not honoring God it bothers us!
Question: How do you understand the imprecatory prayers? Have you ever prayed one? Would you ever pray one?
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Table of contents
- 1 Prayer for enemies to leave me alone:
- 2 Enemy:
- 3 Prayer for the enemy:
- 4 Islamic prayer for my enemies:
- 5 Prayer for enemies to stay away:
- 6 Prayer for enemies to leave me alone:
- 7 English translation of Surah Feel for enemies defeat:
- 8 Short Quranic Prayer for Enemies To Leave Me Alone:
- 9 Quranic dua for enemies to leave me alone :
- 10 Method of Prayer for enemies to leave me alone:
- 11 DUSHMAN KE LIYE WAZIFA | DUA FOR DUSHMAN
- 12 NOTE:- 1) Yeh amal tab hi asar dikhayega jab keh:
Prayer for enemies to leave me alone:
Overview: Prayer for the enemy,Prayer for enemies to leave me alone,How to make your enemy leave you alone in islamic ways?Most powerful wazifa,dua & prayer spells to get rid of enemy. Dushman ke liye wazifa aur dua apne dushman ko zer karne ke liye.
Enemy is the word that is derived from a latin word. It’s meaning is “bad friend”. As a friend tries to benefit you in all the possible ways he can, an enemy tries to injure you in all possible ways that he can. Emotions associated with a friend include love, compassion, kindness, sympathy, satisfaction, respect, sacrifice for your well being etc,. On contrary the feelings connected with the enemy are anger, hatred, jealousy, insult, discomfort, frustration, revenge etc,.
Prayer for the enemy:
It is not a strange fact that an enemy can turn into your best friend and your close friend might turn into your big enemy. Few people express their enmity openly while few hide within their hearts. The enemy who acts as your friend physically but keeps internal envy, hatred & revenge for you is most dangerous. Because you will not be knowing about his feelings for you. But Allah knows everyone, so we should make supplication to Allah for our protection. We should recite Islamic prayers for our enemies so that our enemies might not harm us.
Islamic prayer for my enemies:
If your enemies are among your relations, friends, neighbors or colleages at workplace it is a difficult situation. They may try to hurt you secretly. When you achieve success and gain more status, money or education your enemies number will also increase. The ratio of number of enemies to your success is directly proportional. More the dignities and favors you achieve in life more will your enemies be. You can even notice a competition between each other in your relatives & friends. They make efforts to become the best and make you down.
Prayer for enemies to stay away:
You should not worry. Keep your intentions pure and make efforts for your progress without desiring for other muslims to lag behind you. And also you must take refugee in Almighty ALLAH from your enemies. .The islamic prayer for enemies to leave me alone spells will create a protection shield around you. After this your enemy will not be able to hurt you anymore.
Prayer for enemies to leave me alone:
If some enemy is constantly and unnecessarily troubling You , then perform this powerful Prayer for the enemy to get rid of your enemy. The method to carry out the “prayer for enemies to leave me alone” is as follows:
- To get rid of your enemy get a hand full of dust from the place where four ways meet together.
- Recite Surah Feel 71 times for 71 days.
- During enchanting burn black pepper and keep something sour such as neem leaves in your mouth.
- After completing this practice throw the dust in the house of Your enemy. In sha ALLAH he will stop troubling You.
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Surah Feel for enemies to leave you alone:
بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ
1. أَلَمْ تَرَ كَيْفَ فَعَلَ رَبُّكَ بِأَصْحَٰبِ ٱلْفِيلِ
2. أَلَمْ يَجْعَلْ كَيْدَهُمْ فِى تَضْلِيلٍ3. وَأَرْسَلَ عَلَيْهِمْ طَيْرًا أَبَابِيلَ4. تَرْمِيهِم بِحِجَارَةٍ مِّن سِجِّيلٍ5. فَجَعَلَهُمْ كَعَصْفٍ مَّأْكُولٍۭ
English translation of Surah Feel for enemies defeat:
Seest thou not how thy Lord dealt with the Companions of the Elephant?
Did He not make their treacherous plan go astray?
And He sent against them Flights of Birds,
Striking them with stones of baked clay.
Then did He make them like an empty field of stalks and straw, (of which the corn) has been eaten up.
Short Quranic Prayer for Enemies To Leave Me Alone:
Al-Mu’awwidhatain (The verses of seeking regufee): The last two chapters of the Holy Quran namely Surah Falaq and Surah Naas are referred to as Al-Mu’awwaidhatain. These are short chapters that contains the verses of seeking refugee from Almighty Allah. Although these are two separate chapters but they occur consecutively. These two chapters have a special healing power in them. The significance of these chapters is clear from many famous Hadiths.
It is narrated in Bukhari Shareef and Tirmizi Shareef that it was the routine of the Prophet (peace be upon him) to recite these verses every night before sleeping, blow over his blessed palms and rub over all the reachable parts of his body.
Even we should take the healing benefits from these powerful chapters of the Holy Quran. The method to perform the Quranic dua for enemies to leave me alone is given below.
Quranic dua for enemies to leave me alone :
Al-Falaq | Verses | Sura # 113
بِسْمِ اللہِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّ حِیْمِ
قُلْ أَعُوذُ بِرَبِّ الْفَلَقِ ﴿١﴾ مِن شَرِّ مَا خَلَقَ ﴿٢﴾ وَمِن شَرِّ غَاسِقٍ إِذَا وَقَبَ ﴿٣﴾ وَمِن شَرِّ النَّفَّاثَاتِ فِي الْعُقَدِ ﴿٤﴾ وَمِن شَرِّ حَاسِدٍ إِذَا حَسَدَ ﴿٥﴾
English Translation of Surah Al Falaq:
“Say you, ‘I take refuge with the Lord of Daybreak.
From the evil of all creatures;
And from the evil of the darkening one when it sets.
From the evil of those women who blow in the knots.
And from the evil of the envier when he envies me.”
An-Naas | Verses | Sura # 114
بِسمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحمٰنِ الرَّحيمِ
1| قُل أَعوذُ بِرَبِّ النّاسِ
2|مَلِكِ النّاسِ3|إِلٰهِ النّاسِ4|مِن شَرِّ الوَسواسِ الخَنّاسِ5|الَّذى يُوَسوِسُ فى صُدورِ النّاسِ6|مِنَ الجِنَّةِ وَالنّاسِ
English Translation of Surah An Naas:
“Say you, I came in the refuge of the Lord of all mankind;
King of all,
God of all,
From the evil of him who whispers evil designs in the heart and slinks away.
Those who whisper in the hearts of mankind.
Jinn and men.”
Method of Prayer for enemies to leave me alone:
The method to perform the Quranic wazifa for enemies to leave me alone is:
- Recite Durood-e-Shareef 11 times.
- Read Surah Falaq 21 times.
- Recite Surah Naas 21 times.
- Once again recite Durood-e-Shareef 11 times.
- Blow it on your palms.
- Rub them all over your body.
- You should perform this amal after your Fajr and Isha salah daily.
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Females should not do this wazifa during their mensus/periods. Do this wazifa in the state of ablution at a clean place & do not make fun of wazeefa/dua else you will suffer.
DUSHMAN KE LIYE WAZIFA | DUA FOR DUSHMAN
Agar koi dushman musalsal nuqsan pohuncha raha hai toh usse nijaat paane ke liye “Dushman ke liye wazifa | Dua for dushman” ka yeh amal karein:
- Jahan charon raaste milte hain wahan ki kuch mitti lein
- Phir Surah Feel 71 martaba padhein 71 dinon tak.
- Is amal ke dauran kali mirchi jalayein aur apne muh mein neem ka patta ya koi khatti cheez rakhlein.
- Yeh amal poora hone ke baad us mitthi ko apne dushman ke ghar mein phaink dein. In sha ALLAH wo baaz aajayega.
APNE MASAIL KE JALDI HAL (AUR QURANI ILAJ) KE LIYE RABTA KAREIN
Khwateen makhsoos ayyam mein is wazife ko na karein. Wazife ko wuzu ki halat mein paak saaf jagah par baithkar padhein. Aur wazife/dua ka mazaq na udhayein warna nuqsan hoga.
1) This prayer for enemies to leave me alone will be effective only when:
The Quranic verses, duas and wazaif are read with correct pronounciation in accordance with arabic rules of reciting Quran.
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NOTE:- 1) Yeh amal tab hi asar dikhayega jab keh:
Qurani ayaat/ duayein aur wazaif ko durust makharij ke saath arabi qawaneen ke mutabik padha jaye.
ALLAH tala par mukammal yaqeen aur bharose ke saath kiya jaye.Jinhe Quran/duayein sahi makharij se padhni nahi aati wo kisi muallim/muallima se hidayat lein. Online Quran Nazara Tarjuma ke liye is number par rabta karein.
http://islamicourses.com/child_qaida.php Is wazife ke mahir banna chahte hain wo humse rabta karein.
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In Sha ALLAH A’zzawajal taweez/naqsh ke zariye se mushkilaat jald hal hojayengi.
Yeh taweez/naqsh Quran-O-Hadith ke ain mutabik honge.
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# Most Powerful Prayer for the enemy | Prayer for enemies to leave me alone- Dushman ke liye wazifa | Dua for dushman #
By Kim Butts
“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be sons of your Father in heaven” (Matthew 5:43-45a).
“But I tell you who hear Me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you” (Luke 6:27-28).
Choosing to love and pray for those who persecute or mistreat us mystifies unbelievers, and yet this is the lifestyle to which we are called by God. We are to love all people regardless of how they treat us. Although some may set themselves up as enemies against us, they are people in need of a saving relationship with Jesus and an understanding of His Lordship in their lives. The Word of God instructs us to love them, praying that they might enter into His kingdom! Before reading any further, bring someone to mind whom you would consider to be your enemy. Read, study, apply and pray the truths from God’s Word that your enemies might be drawn to Jesus’ kingdom.
Here is a free PDF of all the Scriptures in this article. They can help you stay on track in your prayers for your enemies.
Knowing Your True Enemy
Scripture states that our chief enemy is Satan. “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms” (Ephesians 6:12). Therefore, we should recognize that behind our flesh and blood enemies ultimately Satan is at work.
The Apostle Paul probably understood this concept more fully than any of the disciples or other believers. At one time, he persecuted the followers of Jesus, even casting his vote to have many put to death while he watched in approval. A case could certainly be made that Paul considered all believers to be his enemies and vice versa. But when God got Paul’s attention on the road to Damascus, which ultimately led to his salvation through Jesus, he grasped for the first time, the mercy of the Lord. He understood that the followers of Jesus were not his enemies, as God gave him tremendous insight about his real enemy–Satan.
Paul went from being an enemy of God to a child of God through a personal encounter with Jesus. He described the difference, from personal experience, to the Philippian church: “For, as I have often told you before and now say again even with tears, many live as enemies of the cross of Christ. Their destiny is destruction, their god is their stomach, and their glory is in their shame. Their mind is on earthly things. But our citizenship is in heaven” (Philippians 3:18-20a).
It is also important to remember that, like Paul, each of us was at one time an enemy of God: “Since we now have been justified by His blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through Him! For if, when we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to Him through the death of His Son, how much more, having been reconciled shall we be saved through His life? Not only is this so, but we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation” (Romans 5:9-11). Because we have experienced the mercy of God, should we not also extend it to others?
- Examine your heart to be sure that you are not allowing the devil to have a foothold in your life where you have acted against others in a manner unworthy of Christ. With repentance and godly sorrow, ask for His forgiveness and seek the forgiveness of those you may have damaged by your words or actions. We are either serving the cause of Christ, or doing the work of the enemy of our souls.
- Perhaps there are people who have hurt or persecuted you or your family in some way. If so, God calls you to forgive them. Pray that the Father will help you to see these enemies through His eyes. Ask Him to give you a forgiving heart. It may mean that you will need to go to someone to extend forgiveness so that your relationship may be healed and restored.
Jesus Prayed for His Enemies
Jesus had enemies . . . and they crucified Him. Yet, as we know, He had the ultimate victory in the end. But because God loved the world so much that He sent Jesus to die, His Son did not leave the earth without praying for those who were responsible for His death. Jesus, who told us to love and pray for our enemies, demonstrated the ultimate gift of love while hanging on the cross: “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34a). Jesus prayed for His enemies . . . how can we do less?
One of the most amazing commands of Christ is to love our enemies. In our flesh, we naturally want to retaliate or fight back when we are treated unkindly or persecuted. Jesus preached forgiveness and mercy: “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful” (Luke 6:36). His lifestyle demonstrated grace, that ours might also. He took His command one step further, adding another level of difficulty: “Pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:44b).
May this article give you a firm foundation upon which to train your children to love their enemies so that they might be determined to pray for them to know Jesus as Savior and Lord. Jude also spoke about the importance of mercy: “Be merciful to those who doubt; snatch others from the fire and save them” (Jude 1:22). Because of God’s mercy, we were saved. We must extend His mercy to those who are still enemies of God, so that they might also receive what we have been given.
Overcome Evil with Good
“Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everybody. If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone. Do not take revenge, my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath, for it is written: ‘It is Mine to avenge; I will repay,’ says the Lord. On the contrary: ‘If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head.’ Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good” (Romans 12:17-21). How will the unsaved most likely come into God’s kingdom–through your revenge, or by your loving acts and your prayer for them? This is an extremely important concept to teach children, as their first response is often to hit back, think up revenge, cease friendship, etc., rather than praying, continuing to be kind, etc.
Sometimes I say unkind things to my husband that I would normally not say to him. Precious man that he is, he always responds kindly to me and is never harsh. He doesn’t try to get back at me or say something hurtful in response. What does this do in me? It drives me to God in repentance and then to my husband to apologize! How many arguments or hurtful situations in our families could be avoided by simply responding kindly instead of fighting back–submitting to God instead of to our natural human sinful flesh! It really works! I feel terrible for hurting my husband’s feelings or lashing out at him because he is kind! If he responded back to me in anger, I doubt I would feel very repentant. But because he responds in love, it brings me back into right relationship with him, and with God.
How to Pray for Your Enemies
Our Lord is the “God who gives life to the dead and calls things that are not as though they were” (Romans 4:17b). Sometimes it is hard to imagine that our enemies could ever turn away from evil and come to Christ, but He has called us to pray for them. What seems impossible to us is possible with God (Mark 10:27). What greater love could there be than to pray for God to draw them into His kingdom? Remember the people you and each family member considered as enemies? Here are some passages from Colossians that you can pray on their behalf:
- Pray that God will rescue them from the dominion of darkness and bring them “into the kingdom of the Son He loves, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins” (Colossians 1:13-14).
- Pray God will make known to them His glorious riches through the mystery of Christ (Colossians 1:27). Pray that they may “know the mystery of God, namely Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge” (Colossians 2:2-3).
- Pray that they will “put to death whatever belongs to earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry” (Colossians 3:5).
- Pray that they will rid themselves of “anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from lips” (Colossians 3:8).
- Pray that they will become one of God’s children, holy and dearly loved, clothed with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience (Colossians 3:12).
- Pray they will come to know and possess the love of the Lord (Colossians 3:14).
- Pray that they will come to know the peace of Christ and that it will rule in their hearts (Colossians 3:15).
–Kim Butts is the co-founder of Harvest Prayer Ministries.
Here is a free PDF of all the Scriptures in this article. They can help you stay on track in your prayers for your enemies.