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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The uncles agreed to the marriage, and Muhammad’s uncles accompanied him to make a formal proposal to Khadija.

Login Request Help Help Docs. In spite if the difficulty he first encountered when preaching the revelations he received, Khadijah khuwylid at Muhammad’s side and supported him throughout his mission to spread Islam.

This scholar reportedly had translated the Bible from Hebrew into Arabic. 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: Ali Shariati’s Fatima is Fatima. His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. 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.

Although Muhammad peace and blessings of Allah be upon him did not fully realize it at the time, this was the beginning of the revelation of the Qur’an; but in that first encounter with the angel Jibril, Muhammad was very frightened, for he did not know who the angel Jibril was or what was happening.

It was boycotted by a number of Christian sects which did not endorse its resolutions. O son of my uncle!

These Muslims are reminded that the Prophet married only one single virgin wife: Even when he journeyed khuwayld Ta’if, a small city up in the mountains outside Mecca, to call its people to worship Allah, he was rejected and stoned by them. Khadija married three times and had children from all her marriages. He was already well known for his honesty, truthfulness and trustworthiness.

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The experience that Muhammad held working with caravans in his uncle Abu Talib’s family business had earned him the honorific titles Al-Sadiq “the Truthful” and Al-Amin “the Trustworthy” or “Honest”. 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: She also narrates that whenever Muhammad spoke of her he would talk at great length and praise her qualities, and pray for her forgiveness. Khadija was supportive of Muhammad’s prophetic mission, always helping in his work, proclaiming his message and khadijha any opposition to his prophecies.

It was so severe that innocent children faced starvation and hunger, and adults survived eating the leaves of trees.

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

The Succession to Muhammad. Uthman then wed her sister Umm Khulthum, who passed away in about C. Khadijah passed away just three years before the Hijrah, or the Prophet’s peace and blessings be upon him migration to Al-Madinah. Translated by Landau-Tasseron, E. She already rejected several proposals of marriage from men belonging to some of the noblest families of the Quraysh. This year was called the year of sadness because it was a big loss for the Prophet Muhammad.

I have given Khadijah daughter of Khuwaylid in marriage to Muhammadibn Abdullah for the dower of four hundred dinars. A Companion of the Prophet narrates that whenever any gift was brought to him he would immediately send it to some lady who had been a friend of Khadijah. Certain Shi’a historians argue that some of her daughters were from her previous marriage, while Sunnis insist that all her children were by Muhammad. When she comes to you, give her greetings of peace from her Lord and from me, and give her the good news of a palace of jewels in the Garden, where there will be neither any noise nor any tiredness.


Two more sons, called Tayyib and Tahir, were also born, but they too died in their infancy. All her wealth was spent in the way of Allah, helping to spread the message of her husband, helping to free slaves who had embraced Islam, and helping to feed and shelter the community of Muslims that slowly but surely began to grow in numbers and strength.

Khadijah, Daughter of Khuwaylid, Wife of Prophet Muhammad

For almost four hundred years, not many people among the Khuwahlid had even heard of the Trinity. Zayd was a slave in Khadija’s household for several years, until his father came to Mecca to bring him home.

By the time he was gone, Khadijah sought the advice of a friend of hers named Nufaysa daughter of Umayyah. Yet the firm followers of Muhammad did not turn away from their true religion and they came out of the ordeal stronger and purer than before. These were regarded as the wives of the Almighty Khadijah would always make sure that he was provided with food and drink during his retreat.

KHADIJA bint Khuwaylid

Fortunately those who secretly sympathized with the Muslims would send what food they could to them whenever the chance arose, sometimes by loading provisions onto a camel or a horse and then sending it off at a gallop in the direction of the camp, hoping that the animal would not stop or get lost before it reached its intended destination. She is regarded as one of the most important women in Islam, and in terms of the progression of Islam, the most important out of all of Muhammad’s wives.

Some restrictions jhadijah apply to use of individual images which are separately licensed. With the passage of time, Khadijah’s admiration for Muhammad developed into a deeper affection.