[46:15] – Gratitude For Allah’s Favors Upon Us and Our Parents, And Enable Us To Do Righteous Deeds, Make Our Children Righteous And Accept Our Repentance

رَبِّ أَوْزِعْنِي أَنْ أَشْكُرَ نِعْمَتَكَ الَّتِي أَنْعَمْتَ عَلَيَّ وَعَلَىٰ وَالِدَيَّ وَأَنْ أَعْمَلَ صَالِحًا تَرْضَاهُ وَأَصْلِحْ لِي فِي ذُرِّيَّتِي ۖ إِنِّي تُبْتُ إِلَيْكَ وَإِنِّي مِنَ الْمُسْلِمِينَ.

My Lord, enable me to be grateful for Your favor which You have bestowed upon me and upon my parents and to work righteousness of which You will approve and make righteous for me my offspring. Indeed, I have repented to You, and indeed, I am of the Muslims.

Rabbi awzini an ashkura nimatakallati anamta alayya wa ala walidayya wa an amala ṣalihan tarḍah, wa aṣlih li fi dhuriyyati, inni tubtu ilayka wa inni minalmuslimin.

Scholars mention various reasons why this Ayah was revealed, and some of them contend that it is about Abu Bakr As-Siddeeq. Both Abu Bakr’s parents and all of his children accepted Islam, and no one was more active in doing righteous deeds than he was. Righteous offspring are a beautiful blessing to their parents and the wording, “make righteous for me my offspring” suggests that the benefit of raising righteous children bears fruit for the parents as well as the children. -Tafseer As-Sa’di, Al-Baghawi and others.