Anyone who memorizes the first ten Ayahs (Qur'anic verses) of Surah Al-Kahf will be protected (Part No. 3; Page No. 139) from the trials of the Dajjal (the Antichrist).
Anyone who recites the last ten Ayahs of Surah Al-Kahf will be protected from the trials of the Dajjal.
Another Hadith was reported by
which he ranked as Sahih (authentic) on the authority of
that the Prophet (peace be upon him) said:
Anyone who recites Surah Al-Kahf on Friday, there will be light for him between this Friday and the next one.
What is the degree of authenticity of these Hadiths?
The well-known narration is "Anyone who memorizes the first ten Ayahs of Surah Al-Kahf." As for the other narration about the last ten Ayahs of Surah Al-Kahf, it is Shadh (a Hadith narrated by a trustworthy narrator, not in line with the narration of other trustworthy narrators in terms of wording, chain of narrators, or both).As for the Hadith of
Abu Sa`id (may Allah be pleased with him), it is Hadith Hasan (a Hadith whose chain of narration contains a narrator with weak exactitude, but is free from eccentricity or blemish)
and ranked as Sahih by