Will you give information about the virtue of reciting surah al-Kahf on Friday?

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Will you give information about the virtue of reciting surah al-Kahf on Friday?

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There are hadiths related to the virtues of reading the chapter of al-Kahf on Friday night and during the day. One of them is as follows:  

"A person who reads the chapter of al-Kahf on Friday night is illuminated by a light from the earth to the sky on the Day of Judgment. The minor sins he commits between two Firdays are forgiven." (For different narrations, see at-Targhib wa't-Tarhib, Kitabu'l-Juma,  1/512-513)

However, while considering these narrations, which are made to encourage people, it is necessary to be careful about some points.

Two other hadiths narrated about the chapter of al-Kahf are as follows:

"Usayd b. Khudayr, one of the Companions, was reciting the chapter of al-Kahf. He had a horse in his house. The horse started to shy and jump. Thereupon, Usayd said, 'O Lord! Save me from misfortunes.' Something like smoke or cloud covered that place. Then, Usayd told the Prophet (pbuh) about the incident. The Messenger of Allah (pbuh) said, "Recite! O Usayd! For, what seemed like cloud was Sakina (angels). They came down to listen to the Quran or to exalt it." (Bukhari, Manaqib, 25; Bukhari, Fadailu'l-Qur'an, 11; Tirmidhi, Fadailu'l-Qur'an, 6)

Hz. Prophet stated the following:

"A person who memorizes the first ten (in another narration, the last ten) verses of the chapter of al-Kahf, he will be protected from Dajjal." (Muslim, Musafirun, 257; Abu Dawud, Malahim, 14; Tirmidhi, Fitan, 59; Ibn Majah, Fitan, 33).

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