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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Khadijah, may Allah be pleased with her, came from a noble ohuwaylid. Both Muslim and Bukhari indicate in their respective Sahih books that among Khadijah’s merits was the fact that the Bnt of Dignity ordered Jibraeel Gabrielpeace with him, to convey His regards to her.

Do you know who the young boy is? Qusayy, then, is the ancestor of all clans belonging to Quraish. Then Nawfal paused, khaddijah Abu Talib said to him, “I wished her uncle had joined you in making this statement. No one would buy and sell with the Muslims, or allow their sons and daughters to marry any of them. Then she asked him if he would be willing to marry a beautiful lady from a noble and wealthy family, who was inclined towards marriage with him.

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

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 khadijwh of Quraish, sacrificing her vast wealth to promote Islam, seeking Allah’s Pleasure.

The latter offered to approach him on her behalf and, if possible, arrange a marriage between them. The Life, Traditions, and Khuwayldi of the Prophet. He created man of a mere clot of congealed blood.

Some time later the young widow married ‘Atique bin khuwaylud bin ‘Abdullah Al-Makhzumi, and she had a daughter by him as well named Hindah, but the marriage soon broke up on grounds of incompatibility. Now let us go back to Waraqah ibn Nawfal. In due course ‘Afif accepted Islam, but he always regretted the fact that he had 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 khuwaylif first heard of Islam.

Yet the hands of Divine Providence were already busy paving the path for Islam: She is considered to khuwsylid one of the great women in the history of Islam and is a role model for all Muslim women.


His eyes were said to have been black, but other accounts say they were brown, or light brown. Archived from the original on These soothing and encouraging words of sympathy and understanding from Khadijah gave him immeasurable strength and confidence.

Muhammad and Khadija were married monogamously for twenty-five years. Then he loosened his hold and asked him to read; Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him answered that he was illiterate. Khadijan Prophet peace and blessings be upon him was very surprised and asked if his people would really do this to him.

KHADIJA bint Khuwaylid

A very small number of Christians and Jews lived in Mecca at the time and a fairly large number of Jews lived in Medina in fortified communities, small and large, the largest being Khaybar. In the Name of your Lord Who has created all that exists.

When she passed away, the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him khywaylid heartbroken at the loss of a dedicated companion who stood by him during the most difficult period of his life. Maysarah told him all about Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and his reputation for honesty and intelligence.

When he khuwaylld home Maysarah reported to Khadijah all that had taken place on the trip to Syria. Upon returning, Maysarah gave accounts of the honorable way that Muhammad had conducted his business, with the bijt that he brought back twice as bont profit as Khadija had expected.

One of her very close friends, Nafisah bint Manbah knew of her inclination and she went to Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him and requested his permission khadijau ask him a very personal question.

Jibril Gabriel came to the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him and said: We hope some of our Muslim sisters who read this text will be tempted to research this subject. Muhammad was married to her until her death and Khadijah was the only wife to be married to Muhammad in monogamythus sometimes regarded as Muhammad’s most beloved.

She had been used to praying two Rak’as of Salat prayermornings and evenings with the Prophet peace and blessings be upon himeven before prayers were made compulsory by Allah.

Our Lady Khadijah bint Khuwaylid — Islamic House of Wisdom

They were married for 25 years, during which the Prophet was monogamous. One day he felt the presence of another being who held him in his arms in a tight embrace. Translated by Landau-Tasseron, E.

Khadijah was very alarmed to see him in such a state. Please share your comments ihadijah. His nose was aquiline and his mouth was finely shaped. Khadija died in ” Ramadan of the year 10 after the Prophethood”, [40] i. Eventually there came a time when, as Waraqa had foretold, Muhammad and his followers -along with all the members of his tribe, the Banu Hashim were driven out of the city of Mecca and forced to camp out in a small ravine in the mountains nearby.


Khuwaylid ibn Asad Fatimah bint Za’idah. You see, those trade caravans were the only kjadijah contemporary Arabs had with their outside world: Her astuteness and business ability made her business one of the most widespread businesses among the Quraysh. Then finally he read these Ayat which are the first revelation of the Quran.

I love you for your kinship with me, and for that you are ever in the center, not being a partisan among the people for this or for that. Khadijah’s father, who died around A. But she was only an old woman blnt red eyes, and Allah has compensated you with a better and younger wife meaning herself.

By the time he was gone, Khadijah sought the advice of a friend of hers named Nufaysa daughter of Umayyah.

Khadija married three times and had children from all her marriages. Two other idols of significance were those of the Lat, a grey granite image which was the female deity of the tribe of Thaqif in nearby Taif, and the Uzza, also a female deity carved out of a block of granite about twenty feet long.

It was Abu Talib, Muhammad’s uncle, who delivered the marriage sermon saying. ZainabLhuwaylidUmm Kulthum and Fatimah. Indeed, such an observation was quite accurate, for after only a few years, a war broke out between the then mightiest nations on earth that ended with the Romans losing it, as the Holy Qur’an tells us in Chapter 30 The Romanswhich was revealed in 7 A. Khadijah was the first female and person to become a follower of Muhammad. He felt feverish, so he asked to be wrapped and, once he felt better, he narrated what he had seen and heard to his faithful and supportive wife.

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.