The meaning of the Arabic phrase Allah Yashfeek is “May Allah cure you.”

In Arabic this is written:

 الله يشافك

Time and Place When To Say Allah Yashfeek:

To ask for Allah’s help to cure someone with an sickness / disease / illness.

There is also a hadith which says this phrase, it’s for visiting the sick:

Ibn ‘Abbas narrated that the Prophet (S.A.W) said:

“There is no Muslim worshiper who visits one who is ill – other than at the time of death – and he says seven times: As’alullah Al-Azeem Rabbal Arshil Azeem an yashfik (‘I ask Allah the Magnificent, Lord of the Magnificent Throne to cure you’) except when he will be cured.”

Grade: Sahih (Darussalam) English reference: Vol. 4, Book 2, Hadith 2083
Arabic reference: Book 28, Hadith 2227

This is a very powerful word, in another hadith it conveys the benefit to those who wish his sick brothers:

“If a man calls on his sick Muslim brother, it is as if he walks reaping the fruits of Paradise until he sits, and when he sits he is showered in mercy, and if this was in the morning, seventy thousand angles send prayers upon him until the evening, and if this was in the evening, seventy thousand angles send prayers upon him until the morning.”

From Hisnul Muslim Book

Allah Yashfeek Used in A Sentence:

Here are some social media posts from Twitter and Facebook where users naturally used Allah Yashfeek in a sentence:

Friendly banter/insult:
“You’re hallucinating! Allah Yashfeek bro”

Asking for help:
My friend’s dad has cancer and he doesn’t have long left to live. Keep him in your dua’s. Allah yashfeek

Making dua / sending blessing to the sick:
Allah Yashfeek Big Bro. Your Gonna Make It Through Inshallah.

 

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