By Shaykh Sālih ibn Uthaymeen (rahimahullāh)
وَبَارِكْ لِي فِيمَا أَعْطَيْتَ
“Bless me in what You have given…”
The Arabic word بَرَكَة (barakah) “blessing” literally means an abundance of anything good that is continuous.
The scholars even trace this word and its meaning back to the word بِرْكَة (birkah) which means a large amount of water or any wide container or gathering of water that is constantly filled with water.
Similarly, the word blessing means a continuously large amount of good. So the meaning of this statement is: Send blessings down upon everything you have given me.
The wording, “…in what you have given…” is comprehensive including anything Allāh has given us of wealth, children, knowledge, and anything else Allāh ( سبحانه وتعالى ) has bestowed upon us. So you ask Allāh to put blessings in all of…