For the Married Couple #1
بارَكَ اللهُ لَكَ ، وَبَارَكَ عَلَيْكَ ، وَجَمَعَ بَيْنَكُمَا فِيْ خَيْرٍ
Bāraka-llāhu laka, wa bāraka ʿalayka, wa jamaʿa baynakuma fī khayr.
May Allah bless you, shower blessings on you, and may He unite you in goodness.
Abū Hurayrah (raḍiy Allāhu ‘anhu) narrated that when the Prophet ﷺ congratulated a man on his marriage, he said [the above]. (Abū Dāwūd 2130)
For the Married Couple #2
بَارَكَ اللَّهُ لَكَ
May Allah bless you.
Anas bin Mālik (raḍiy Allāhu ‘anhu) narrated that the Prophet ﷺ traces of yellow perfume on ʿAbdur Rahmān bin ʿAwf, and he asked him “What is this?” He said: “O Messenger of Allah, I married a woman for the weight of a stone of gold. He said [the above] and then said: “Give a feast even if it is only with one sheep.” (Ibn Mājah 1907)
For the Married Couple #3
اللَّهُمَّ بَارِكْ فِيْهِمَا ، وَبَارِكْ لَهُمَا فِيْ بِنَائِهِمَا
Allāhumma bārik fīhima, wa bārik lahuma fī binā’ihimā.
O Allah, bless both of them, and bless them in their union.
Buraydah (raḍiy Allāhu ‘anhu) narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said [the above] to ʿAlī the night he married Fātimah. (Nasā’i in Sunan al-Kubrā 8809)
اللَّهُمَّ إِنِّي أَسْأَلُكَ خَيْرَهَا وَخَيْرَ مَا جَبَلْتَهَا عَلَيْهِ ، وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ مِنْ شَرِّهَا وَمِنْ شَرِّ مَا جَبَلْتَهَا عَلَيْهِ
Allāhumma innī as’aluka khayrahā, wa khayra ma jabaltahā ʿalayhi, wa aʿūdhu bika min sharriha, wa min sharri ma jabaltahā ʿalayh.
O Allah, I ask You for the good in her and the good that You have created in her, and I seek Your protection from her evil and the evil that You have created in her.
ʿAmr b. Shuʿayb (raḍiy Allāhu ‘anhu) narrated from his father that his grandfather (ʿAbdullah b. ʿAmr ibn al-ʿAs) narrated the Prophet ﷺ saying: “If one of you marries a woman or buys a slave girl, he should say: [the above]. If he buys a camel, he should take hold of the top of its hump and say the same.” According to another narration he said: “Then he should take hold of her forelock and supplicate for blessing in the woman or the slave girl.” (Abū Dāwūd 2160)
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ ، اللَّهُمَّ جَنِّبْنَا الشَّيْطَانَ ، وَجَنِّبِ الشَّيْطَانَ مَا رَزَقْتَنَا
Bismi-llāh, Allāhumma jannibna-sh-shayṭān, wa jannibi-sh-shayṭān mā razaqtanā.
In the name of Allah. O Allah, protect us from Shaytān and keep Shaytān away from what You have provided us with.
Ibn ʿAbbās (radiy Allāhū ‘anhumā) narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ said: “If any one of you goes to his wife and says [the above]. If a child is decreed for them Shaytān will not harm him.” (Bukhārī 141)
رَبِّ لَا تَذَرْنِي فَرْدًا وَأَنْتَ خَيْرُ الْوَارِثِينَ
Rabbi lā tadharnī farda-w-wa Anta khayrul-wārithīn.
My Lord, do not leave me childless, though You are the best of inheritors. (21:89)
For Pious Children #1
رَبَّنَا هَبْ لَنَا مِنْ أَزْوَاجِنَا وَذُرِّيَّاتِنَا قُرَّةَ أَعْيُنٍ وَاجْعَلْنَا لِلْمُتَّقِينَ إِمَامًا
Rabbanā hab lanā min azwājinā wa dhuriyyātinā qurrata aʿyuni-w-wajʿalnā lil-muttaqīna imāmā.
Our Lord, grant us spouses and offspring who will be a joy to our eyes, and make us leaders of those who have taqwa (piety). (25:74)
For Pious Children #2
رَبِّ اجْعَلْنِي مُقِيمَ الصَّلَاةِ وَمِنْ ذُرِّيَّتِي ۚ رَبَّنَا وَتَقَبَّلْ دُعَاءِ
Rabbij-ʿalnī muqīma-ṣ-ṣalāti wa min dhurriy-yatī Rabbanā wa taqabbal duʿā’.
My Lord, make me steadfast in Salāh, and my offspring as well. Our Lord, accept my prayer. (14:40)
For Pious Children #3
رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ
Rabbi hab lī mina-ṣ-ṣāliḥīn.
My Lord, grant me (offspring) from amongst the righteous. (37:100)
For Pious Children #4
رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنْ لَدُنْكَ ذُرِّيَّةً طَيِّبَةً ۖ إِنَّكَ سَمِيعُ الدُّعَاءِ
Rabbi hab lī mi-l-ladunka dhuriyyatan ṭayyibah, innaka samīʿ-ud-duʿā’.
My Lord, grant me from Yourself pious offspring. Indeed, You hear all prayers. (3:38)
Congratulating the Parent of a Newborn
بَارَكَ اللهُ لَكَ فِيْهِ وَجَعَلَهُ بَرًّا تَقِيًّا
Bārak-Allāhu laka fīhī wa jaʿalahū barran taqiyyā.
May Allah bless him for you and make him righteous and God fearing.
(Musnad al-Bazzār 7310)
Seeking Protection for Children
أُعِيْذُكُمَا (أُعِيْذُكَ) بِكَلِمَاتِ اللّٰهِ التَّامَّةِ ، مِنْ كُلِّ شَيْطَانٍ وَّهَامَّةٍ ، وَمِنْ كُلِّ عَيْنٍ لَّامَّةٍّّ
Uʿīdhukumā (Uʿīdhuka) bi-kalimāti-llāhi-t-tāmmah, min kulli shayṭāniw-wa hāmmah, wa min kulli ʿaynil-lāmmah
I seek protection for you in the perfect words of Allah from every devil and every beast, and from every evil eye.
Ibn ʿAbbās (radiy Allāhū ‘anhumā) narrated that the Messenger of Allah ﷺ used to seek Allah’s protection for Ḥasan and Ḥusayn (radiy Allāhū ʿanhumā) and say: “Your forefather (i.e. Ibrāhīm) used to seek refuge with Allah for Ismaʿīl and Isḥāq by reciting the [the above].” (Bukhārī 3371)