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Khadijah bint Khuwaylid. (d. ca. ). First wife of Muhammad, and his only wife until her death. Mother of Fatimah and other sons and daughters of. A very common name for girls among Muslims is Khadijah. Many choose this name to commemorate the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad. Khadijah bint Khuwaylid was the first wife of Muhammad and the first person to accept Islam. She is revered amongst Muslims as a “mother of.

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Since Khadijah did not travel with her trade caravans, she had kuwaylid had to rely on someone else to act as her agent to trade on khadijh behalf and to receive an agreed upon commission in return. Khadija married three times and had children from all her marriages.

Although he let his beard grow, he khuwaglid allowed the hair of his moustache to protrude over his upper lip. She accepted me when people rejected me; she believed in me when people doubted me; she shared her wealth with me when people deprived me; and Allah granted me children only through her. Quickly she wrapped a blanket around his shoulders and, when he had calmed down, she asked him to describe exactly what had happened.

Yemen, at that time, was being ruled by an Ethiopian regent.

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Zainab, Ruqayya, and Ummu Kulthoom. It was during this period that the Muslims who had sought shelter in Abyssinia returned, only to find the situation even worse than when they had left it. This is not probable considering Khadijah’s advanced age at the time she married Muhammad. In addition to her business savvy, Khadijah was known to have good character, often feeding and clothing the poor and assisting her relatives in need. It was so severe that innocent children faced starvation and hunger, and adults survived eating the leaves of trees.

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Khadijah, Daughter of Khuwaylid, Wife of Prophet Muhammad

Khadijah was the ideal wife and mother. Retrieved 23 August Yemen, at that time, was being ruled by an Ethiopian regent. After the Prophet’s uncle, Abu Talib, had given the proposed marriage his blessing, Muhammad and Khadijah were married. When she woke up she went for the interpretation of this wonderful dream to her cousin, Waraqah bin Nawfal, a blind man noted for his skill in interpreting bit, and for his depth of knowledge, particularly of the Torah and the Injil.


Moreover, Muhammad’s and, naturally, Khadijah’s offspring came to marry ladies who were born and raised at Persian as well as Roman palaces.

Remember, this happened in the fourth century after Christ! It was one of many wars in which those mighty nations were embroiled and which continued for many kyadijah.

Once Aisha, his third wife, asked him if Khadijah had been the only woman khuwzylid of his love. Whenever he was abused by the disbelievers she had provided moral support and unflagging faith. Halimah As-Sa’diyyah who nursed the Prophet in his infancy was specially invited for the wedding and traveled to Makkah from her village.

Then she asked khuwaylod if he would be willing to marry a beautiful lady from a noble and wealthy family, who was inclined towards marriage with him.

When she reaches you, greet her on behalf of her Lord Allah and on my behalf, and give her the glad tidings of having a palace made of Qasab in Paradise, wherein there will be neither any noise nor any toil, fatigue, trouble, etc. Paul originally Saulwhich was not canonized by the Council of Nicaea of A. If you compare khadijaj wealth with that of others, you will khuwaylis find him a man of wealth, for wealth is a vanishing shadow and a fickle thing.

And so it happened. In the years that followed, difficult years in khaeijah the leaders of the Quraish did everything in their power to stop the Prophet spreading his message, Khadijah may Allah be pleased with her was a constant source of help and comfort to Muhammad peace be upon him in the difficulties which he had to face.

Khadija bint Khuwaylid – Wikipedia

When she passed away, the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him was khuwyalid at the loss of a dedicated companion who stood by him during the most difficult period of his life. She died early in khadijha A. Retrieved 25 April When he bowed down, the young boy and the woman bowed, and when he stood up straight, they, too, did likewise. Arab trade caravans used to go there quite often and even beyond it to Damascus and Gaza, and khadijau made it all the way to the Mediterranean shores to unload their precious cargoes of Chinese paper and silk textiles bound for Europe.


Khadijah was by then convinced that she had finally found a man who was worthy of her, so much so that she initiated the marriage proposal herself. It was only human and natural that he should feel her loss as she was there for him during his most difficult times. He then told them that these lines stood for the four foremost ladies of the universe. They respectfully replied that he knew better. According to researchers, children attributed to Khadija both were the children of Hala, Khadija’s sister.

The situation became so bad that the Prophet told some of his followers to go to Abyssinia, where their ruler, the Negus, who was a sincere Christian gave them shelter and protection. Islam, Peace and Social Justice: Volunteer Become a Member.

A Companion of the Prophet narrates that whenever any gift was brought to bimt he would immediately send it to some lady who had been a friend of Khadijah. By the morning hours, and by the night when it is stillest, Your Lord has not forsake you nor does He hate you, And truly what comes after will be better for you kguwaylid what has come before, And truly your Lord will give to you so that you will be content.

She was the first person to have an abiding faith in the utterances of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him hint to accept Islam khuwaylif her religion and her way of life.

Muhammad, who was years younger than Khadija this year age difference is consistent with Khadjia’s year of birth mentioned above as These details khadujah more are recorded in Ibn Hisham’s Seera. She converted to Islam, spent all her wealth and worldly goods to help me spread this faith, and this too at a time when the entire world seemed to have turned against me and persecuted me. Among Khadijah’s merits was her being one of the four most perfect of all women of mankind, the other three being: The marriage was a very happy one, and it produced a lady who was one of the four perfect women in all the history of mankind: