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Muhammad Asad
[hence,] O my Sustainer, cause me and [some] of my offspring to remain constant in prayer! "And, O our Sustainer, accept this my prayer
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
My Lord! Make me and those ˹believers˺ of my descendants keep up prayer. Our Lord! Accept my prayers.
Safi Kaskas
Lord, grant that I may perform prayer, and so may my children. "Lord accept my supplication

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Arabic
رَبِّ اجْعَلْنِي مُقِيمَ الصَّلَاةِ وَمِن ذُرِّيَّتِي رَبَّنَا وَتَقَبَّلْ دُعَاء
Transliteration
Rabbi ijAAalnee muqeema alssalati wamin thurriyyatee rabbana wtaqabbal duAAa/-i
Transliteration-2
rabbi ij'ʿalnī muqīma l-ṣalati wamin dhurriyyatī rabbanā wataqabbal duʿā
Word for Word
Dr. Shehnaz Shaikh, Ms. Kauser Katri, and more
My Lord! Make me an establisher (of) the prayer, and from my offsprings. Our Lord! and accept my prayer.

Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad
[hence,] O my Sustainer, cause me and [some] of my offspring to remain constant in prayer! "And, O our Sustainer, accept this my prayer
M. M. Pickthall
My Lord! Make me to establish proper worship, and some of my posterity (also); our Lord! and accept my prayer
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985)
O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer, and also (raise such) among my offspring O our Lord! and accept Thou my Prayer
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab
My Lord! Make me and those ˹believers˺ of my descendants keep up prayer. Our Lord! Accept my prayers.
Safi Kaskas
Lord, grant that I may perform prayer, and so may my children. "Lord accept my supplication
Wahiduddin Khan
Lord, grant that I may keep up the prayer, and so may my offspring. My Lord, accept my prayer
Shakir
My Lord! make me keep up prayer and from my offspring (too), O our Lord, and accept my prayer
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar
My Lord! Make me one who performs the formal prayer and from my offspring also. Our Lord! Receive my supplication.
T.B.Irving
"My Lord, make me keep up prayer, and have my offspring [do so too].
Abdul Hye
O my Lord! Make me one who establishes prayers perfectly, and from my offspring. Our Lord! Accept my prayer.
The Study Quran
My Lord! Make me a performer of prayer, and my progeny. Our Lord! Accept my supplication
Dr. Kamal Omar
My Nourisher-Sustainer! Make me one who establishes Salât and also from my offspring, our Nourisher-Sustainer! And accept my invocation
Farook Malik
O Rabb! Make me and my descendants establish Salah. Our Rabb! Accept my prayer
Talal A. Itani (new translation)
'My Lord, make me one who performs the prayer, and from my offspring. Our Lord, accept my supplication.'
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali
Lord! Make me one who keeps up the prayer and of my offspring (ones who keep up the prayer), our Lord, and graciously accept my invocation
Muhammad Sarwar
Lord, make me and my offspring steadfast in prayer and accept our worship
Muhammad Taqi Usmani
My Lord, make me steadfast in Salah, and my offspring as well. And, Our Lord, grant my prayer
Shabbir Ahmed
"My Lord! Enable me and my children to establish the Divine System. Our Sustainer! And (earnestly do I ask) accept the prayer."
Dr. Munir Munshey
"Oh my Lord, make me and my family firm on ´salat´, and oh my Lord, accept my prayers."
Syed Vickar Ahamed
"O my Lord! Make me one who establishes regular prayer, and (also make me raise such) from my children: O our Lord! And accept my prayer (and pleading)
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International)
My Lord, make me an establisher of prayer, and [many] from my descendants. Our Lord, and accept my supplication
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition)
"My Lord, let me hold the contact-method, and also from my progeny. Our Lord, accept my prayer."
Abdel Haleem
Lord, grant that I and my offspring may keep up the prayer. Our Lord, accept my request
Abdul Majid Daryabadi
My Lord! make me establisher of prayer and also from my progeny, our Lord! and accept Thou my supplication
Ahmed Ali
Grant, O Lord, that I and my offspring may remain constant in devotion. Grant, O Lord, my supplication
Aisha Bewley
My Lord! Make me and my descendants people who establish salat. My Lord! Accept my prayer.
Ali Ünal
"My Lord! Make me one who establishes the Prayer in conformity with its conditions, and (likewise) from my offspring (those who are not wrongdoers), Our Lord, and accept my prayer
Ali Quli Qara'i
My Lord! Make me a maintainer of the prayer, and my descendants [too]. Our Lord, accept my supplication
Hamid S. Aziz
"O my Lord! Make me steadfast in proper worship and of my seed likewise! O our Lord! And accept my prayer
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad
My Master, make me and my descendants performers of the mandatory prayer, and accept my prayer our Master
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018)
“O my Lord, make me one who establishes prayer, and among my offspring, O Our Lord, and accept my prayer
Musharraf Hussain
My Lord, make me and my children steadfast in prayer. Our Lord accept my prayer.
Maududi
My Lord! Enable me and my offspring to establish Prayer, and do accept, our Lord, this prayer of mine
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition)
"MyLord, let me hold the contact prayer, and also from my progeny. Our Lord, and accept my prayer.
Mohammad Shafi
"My Lord! Inspire me to establish regular prayer and inspire those from my offspring too. And, O our Lord, accept my prayer!"

Controversial or status undetermined works
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi)
'O my Lord, keep me as establisher of prayer and some of my children too, O our Lord, and accept my prayer.
Rashad Khalifa
"My Lord, make me one who consistently observes the Contact Prayers (Salat), and also my children. Our Lord, please answer my prayers.
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah
My Lord, make me and my descendants establishers of prayer. Our Lord, accept my prayer
Maulana Muhammad Ali
My Lord, make me keep up prayer and from my offspring (too), our Lord, and accept my prayer
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira
My Lord make me continuing/keeping up the prayers, and from my descendants, our Lord, and accept my call/prayer
Bijan Moeinian
“Lord, bless me and my off springs with the urge to worship you on regular basis. Lord, may you respond to my prayers.&rdquo
Faridul Haque
"O my Lord! Maintain me as one who establishes prayer, and some of my descendants; O our Lord! and accept my prayer."
Sher Ali
`My Lord make me constant in observing Prayer, and my children too. Our Lord ! bestow thy grace on me and accept my prayer
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
O my Lord! Make me and my children the ones who establish Prayer; O my Lord, and grant my prayer
Amatul Rahman Omar
`My Lord! make me a constant and steadfast observer of prayer and my children (as well). Our Lord! (bestow Your Grace on us) and accept my prayer
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali
"O my Lord! Make me one who performs As-Salat (Iqamat-as-Salat), and (also) from my offspring, our Lord! And accept my invocation

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry
My Lord, make me a performer of the prayer, and of my seed. Our Lord, and receive my petition
George Sale
O Lord, grant that I may be an observer of prayer, and a part of my posterity also, O Lord, and receive my supplication
Edward Henry Palmer
'O my Lord! make me steadfast in prayer, and of my seed likewise! O our Lord! and accept my prayer
John Medows Rodwell
Lord! grant that I and my posterity may observe prayer. O our Lord! and grant this my petition
N J Dawood (2014)
Lord, make me and my descendants steadfast in prayer. Lord, accept my prayer

New, Partial, or In Progress Translations
Linda “iLHam” Barto
“O my Lord, make me one who establishes the ritual prayer. Also make my children thus so. O our Lord, accept my prayer.
Sayyid Qutb
My Lord, cause me and [some of] my offspring to establish regular prayers. My Lord, accept my prayer.
Ahmed Hulusi
“My Rabb, make me an establisher of salat (of those who experience the return of introspectively turning to the reality of the Names) and also from my descendants (create establishers of salat)! Our Rabb, fulfill my prayer.” (Note: An individual such as Abraham is requesting the establishment and experience of salat; it is worth contemplating what this may mean.)
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli
My Lord! Make me a performer of the prayer, and of my offspring (too) : Our Lord! and accept my petitio
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim
" O Allah, my Creator, help me express my gratitude to You in the act of worship and make me and those, whom you will, of my progeny devout with prayerful minds and expressive of prayer and grant me O Allah, our Creator, my humble request."
Mir Aneesuddin
My Fosterer ! make me one who establishes worship (salat) and (also) from my offspring. Our Fosterer ! and accept my prayer.

Obsolete and/or older editions
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938)
O my Lord! make me one who establishes regular Prayer, and also (raise such) among my offspring O our Lord! and accept Thou my Prayer
OLD Literal Word for Word
My Lord! Make me an establisher (of) the prayer, and from my offsprings. Our Lord! and accept my prayer