The shahada   (, "to witness" or "to testify"), or Kalimat ash-Shahādah ( is an Islamic creed which declares belief in the oneness of God and acceptance of Muhammad as God's prophet. The declaration in its shortest form reads:

There is no god but God, Muhammad is the messenger of God. (in English)

"I bear witness that there is no deity (none truly to be worshipped) but, Allah, and I bear witness that Mohammad is his slave and messenger"

Shahadah (testimony of faith) in Arabic

Shahadah (testimony of faith) in English

Shahadah (testimony of faith) word by word translation