Hadith on Children: Righteous parents are rewarded due to their children

March 9, 2014

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, Allah the Exalted will raise the status of his righteous servants in Paradise and they will say: O Lord, what is this? Allah will say: This is due to your child seeking forgiveness for you.

Source: Musnad Aḥmad 10232

Grade: Hasan (fair) according to Al-Albani

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ قَالَ قَالَ رَسُولُ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَزَّ وَجَلَّ لَيَرْفَعُ الدَّرَجَةَ لِلْعَبْدِ الصَّالِحِ فِي الْجَنَّةِ فَيَقُولُ يَا رَبِّ أَنَّى لِي هَذِهِ فَيَقُولُ بِاسْتِغْفَارِ وَلَدِكَ لَكَ

10232 مسند أحمد باقي مسند المكثرين

2293 المحدث الألباني خلاصة حكم المحدث إسناده حسن في تخريج مشكاة المصابيح