Five Great Benefits of Reciting the Quran

Five Great Benefits of Reciting the Quran


The Book of Allah is not a book like any other- it is the Speech of Allah, our creator. It deserves careful study and intense pondering over its meanings. Reciting and pondering over the Book of Allah has tremendous benefits and it would be an unfortunate person who does not avail these benefits in his lifetime.

1 – The Qur’an will intercede for you on the Day of Judgment

The Prophet (sa) said: “Read the Qur’an, for verily it will come on the Day of Standing as an intercessor for its companions.” [Muslim] On the Day of Reckoning, nothing will be as valuable as intercession allowed by Allah in our favor. Attach yourself to the Quran in this life so that you are saved on the Last Day.

2- You will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels.

‘Aa’ishah (ra) relates that the Prophet (sa) said: “Verily the one who recites the Qur’an beautifully, smoothly, and precisely, he will be in the company of the noble and obedient angels. And as for the one who recites with difficulty, stammering or stumbling through its verses, then he will have twice that reward.” [Al-Bukhari and Muslim]

3-You will be ranked amongst the best of the people.

The Prophet (sa) said: “The best of you are the ones who learn the Qur’an and teach it to others” [Al-Bukhari]

4- It will determine the level of Jannah you will get

‘Abdullah ibn ‘Amr ibn Al-’Aas heard the Prophet (sa) saying: “It will be said to the companion of the Qur’an: Read and elevate (through the levels of the Paradise) and beautify your voice as you used to do when you were in the Dunya! For verily, your position in the Paradise will be at the last verse you recite!” [Abu Dawood and At-Tirmidhi, Sahih]

5- Your status in this life depends on the Quran

They remarked, “You left a freed slave in charge of the people of the Valley (the noble tribes of the Quraysh)!?!?” So he answered them, “Verily he is a reader of the Book of Allah and is knowledgeable about the obligations of the Muslims. Haven’t you heard the statement of your Messenger: “Verily Allah raises some people by this Book and lowers others by it.