Khadijah was born around in Mecca. Her father, Khuwaylid bin Asad, was a popular leader in the tribe of Quraysh and a successful. Khadijah, may Allah be pleased with her, came from a noble family. Two more sons, called Tayyib and Tahir, were also born, but they too died in their infancy. Khadijah al-Kubra daughter of Khuwaylid ibn (son of) Asad ibn Abdul-`Uzza ibn According to a number of sources, Khadijah was born in A.D. and died .. (ع) daughter of Muhammad (ص), Maryam bint `Umran (Mary daughter of Amram), .

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Khadija bint Khuwaylid

During this boycott, the Muslims suffered tremendously often spending days without food. His Life Based on the Earliest Sources, p. Khadijah consoled him and told him that he was in fact a prophet. She also trusted Maysarah’s account regarding her new employee’s conduct, an account which was most glaring, indeed one which encouraged her to abandon her insistence never to marry again.

Translated by Bewley, A. Indeed whenever ‘Aisha, his third wife, heard the Prophet speak of Khadijah, or saw him sending food to Khadijah’s old friends and relatives, she could not help feeling jealous of her, because of the love that the Prophet still had for her. Contents 1 Biography 1. All other wives were previously married. Yemen, at that time, was being ruled by an Ethiopian regent. Shah-Zenan was awarded a royal treatment and was given a new name in her own Persian mother tongue: Two more sons, called Tayyib and Tahir, were also born, but they too died in their infancy.

He was only 25 years old.

You are the peace; from you is the peace, and to you returns the peace; Praised and Exalted are You, O One with all the Greatness and Honors. In due course ‘Afif accepted Islam, but he always regretted the fact that he khadijxh not joined the Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and his Companions in their prayers and supplication on that memorable day in Mina, when he had first heard of Islam.


Allah kjuwaylid Khadijah’s property to help Islam and fulfill its goals. Read, in the Name of your Lord who created, created man from a clot, Read, boigraphy your Lord is the Most Gracious, Who taught with the pen, taught man what he did not know.

Not long after this incident, Muhammad was commanded in a subsequent revelation from Allah, through the angel Jibril, to call people to worship Allah only, and it og at this point that Khadijah did not hesitate in expressing in public what she had now known for certain in secret for some time: Muhammad was monogamously married to her for 25 years.

Maysarah told him all about Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and his reputation khuwayljd honesty and intelligence. Her eyes lit up and as she gazed at her beloved husband, her soul left its earthly body. After three years of constant struggle, a relative of his, called Khawla, went to him and pointed out that his house was sadly neglected and that his daughters needed a mother to look after them.

Khadijah Mother of the Believers. Retrieved from ” https: Biographh who was the mother of Fatimah, the First Lady of Paradise, the grandmother of the beloved grandchildren of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him Hasan and Hussein who are to be the foremost of the youths in Paradise.

Important Figures: Khadijah bint Khuwaylid | Inside Islam

Khadijah would always make sure that he was provided with food and drink during his retreat. Niography never lied, always hospitable, carried the burdens of others and helped those who were in trouble.

The two uncles of the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him Hamzah and Abu Talib approached her uncle, ‘Umar bin Asad, with the formal proposal.

Having been defeated, he fled for Media in northwestern Iran, homeland of Persian Mede tribesmen, and from there to Merv, an ancient Central Asian kuwaylid near modern day Mary in Turkmenistan until very recently one of the republics of the Soviet Unionwhere he was killed by a miller.

She died early in 8 A.

Islams Women – Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

This was yet another of the many signs that Waraqa already knew would indicate the identity of the next Prophet after Jesus, peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. And she bore patiently in the face of persecution to which her revered husband and his small band of believers were exposed at the hands of the polytheists and aristocrats of Quraish, sacrificing her vast wealth to promote Islam, seeking Allah’s Pleasure.


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. Thus, Khadijah’s financial support had a great role in strengthening Islam during its prime days, when it was still in the formation stage and critically needed material aid.

Abu Lahab, one of the Prophet’s eleven uncles, stubbornly and openly rejected his nephew’s preaching; therefore, he was condemned in the Mecci Chapter of the Holy Qur’an, a chapter named after him.

When the disbelievers saw that Islam was attracting more and more followers in spite of all their tactics, they decided to declare an open and total political and economic boycott of the tribe of Banu Hashim. These soothing and encouraging words of sympathy and understanding from Khadijah gave him immeasurable strength and confidence.

Having come to know about such condemnation, he became furious and said to his sons, “There shall be no kinship between you and me unless you part with these daughters of Muhammed,” whereupon they divorced them instantly. When Muhammad peace be upon him was still a young man, she entrusted him with some of her wealth, asking him to trade with it in Syria on her behalf.

The Prophet peace and blessings be upon him lived in her house which became a blessed place due to his presence and the fact that Jibril peace and blessings be upon him came often to visit him there with Quranic revelations.

Enter you then among My honored servants, and enter you My Paradise.