Innallaha Ma Sabireen in Arabic & Meaning

Innallaha Ma Sabireen is a beautiful phrase that emphasizes the Islamic concept of patience (Sabr) which is mentioned in many places in the Quran and Sunnah. It serves as a reminder that, with patience and trust in Allah, one can overcome any obstacle.

As well as a person can find solace in the knowledge that Allah is always there to provide support and guidance. We will discuss in detail how it is written in Arabic, its Meaning, and examples of it in The Quran


The following video we have made will help you learn the proper pronunciation of the phrase word by word:

Innallaha Ma Sabireen in Arabic

The phrase consists of 4 words that are written in Arabic with Diacritical as

إِنَّ اللّهَ مَعَ الصَّابِرِينَ

and Without the Diacritical:

إن الله مع الصابرين

And they are broken down as the following table:

allahaاللّهَ Good
Maمَعَ with
as-SabireenالصَّابِرِينَThe patients

Common Spelling

  • Inn allaha Ma Sabireen
  • Inna Allaha Ma As Sabireen
  • Innallaha Ma As Sabireen

Innallaha Ma Sabireen Meaning

The wholes sentence means “Indeed, The God (Allah) is with the people who have patience” which is explained as follows:

The word “Inna” is used in Arabic to affirm the sentence as if it means indeed or Surely. “Allaha Ma” means ‘Allah with’. and the last word ‘Sabireen’ is a plural form of ‘The Classical Arabic word ‘Sabir’ which literally means “The one who has patience” so it means “people who have patience”.

When to say it with Example

The most common usage of the phrase is when you want to remind yourself or someone else to be patient over the hardship as Allah will be with the one who is patient. It is used to offer comfort and encouragement to those who are facing challenges or difficulties:

  • “Don’t lose hope, my friend, be patient. innal laaha ma’as saabireen
  • When I’m on the verge of giving up, I remember that Allah (SWT) said Innallaha Ma Sabireen so I hold strong.

Phrase Origin In The Quran

Patience is mentioned in many places in the Quran and Sunnah of the beloved Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ), which shows the virtues and greatness of Patience for example in the Quran:

“Wa atee’ul laaha wa Rasoolahoo wa laa tanaaza’oo fatafshaloo wa tazhaba reehukum wasbiroo; innal laaha ma’as saabireen
“And obey Allāh and His Messenger, and do not dispute and [thus] lose courage and [then] your strength would depart; and be patient. Indeed, Allāh is with the patient.

[Quran 8:46]

“Yaaa ayyuhal laazeena aamanus ta’eenoo bissabri was Salaah; innal laaha ma’as-saabireen
“O you who have believed, seek help through patience and prayer. Indeed, Allah is with the patient.

[Quran 2:154]

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