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Quran Chapter 113 - The Daybreak - Seek Refuge with the Creator of Everything

A Meccan sura used as an invocation against evil.

In the name of God, the Lord of Mercy, the Giver of Mercy

1 Say [Prophet], ‘I seek refuge with the Lord of daybreak 2 against the harm in what He has created, 3 the harm in the night when darkness gathers, 4 the harm in witches when they blow on knots, [a] 5 the harm in the envier when he envies.’


a. Said to be a means of practicing witchcraft and casting spells.

The Qur'an (Oxford World's Classics)

The Qur'an / a new translation by M. A. S. Abdel Haleem, copyright © 2004 Oxford World's Classics (Oxford University Press). Used by permission. All rights reserved.



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