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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When Khadkjah peace and blessings be upon him saw her in the throes of death he consoled her saying Allah had so ordained it, and that the thing she was dreading, would prove favorable for her. She also gave him one of her servants, Maysarah, who was young, brilliant, and talented, to assist him and be his bookkeeper.

KHADIJA bint Khuwaylid

Thus the site of the house of Khadijah became a place of prayer and worship for all time. The slain emperor left two daughters who, during their attempt to escape, following the murder of their father, were caught and bing as slaves. It was not uncommon to hire an agent who did not have prior experience; so, Khadijah kuadijah to give Muhammad a chance. And your Lord is the Most Bountiful Who taught the use of the pen, Who taught man that which he knew not Khuwaylid ibn Asad Khadijah’s fatherwho died aroundwas a merchant, a successful businessman whose vast wealth and business talents were inherited by Khadijah and whom the bin succeeded in faring with the family’s vast wealth.

Khadijah, Daughter of Khuwaylid, Wife of Prophet Muhammad

In private his dearest wife was no longer present to share his life; and in public khwaylid insults that he received from the Quraish multiplied, now that he had no longer had the protection of his dead uncle.

She also gave him one of her servants, Maysarah, who was young, brilliant, and talented, to assist him and be his bookkeeper.

And we, furthermore, wish to be joined to your rope; so, bear witness to my words, O people of Quraish! The Prophet peace and blessings be upon him was very surprised and asked if his people would really do this to him.

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Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

Views Read Edit View history. The daughter of a wealthy merchant and later a successful businesswoman in her own right, she and Muhammad shared a monogamous relationship until her death in or accounts differ. He gladly accepted the offer and started working for her. His nose was kahdijah and his mouth was finely shaped. She was a strong Muslim and sacrificed her wealth in the cause of Islam.

Moreover, Muhammad’s and, naturally, Khadijah’s offspring came to marry ladies who were born and raised khuwayljd Persian as well as Roman palaces. When he came, she said to him:. By the time Khadijah got married, she was quite a wealthy lady, so wealthy that she felt no need to keep trading and increasing her wealth; instead, she decided to retire and enjoy a comfortable life with her husband who, on his part, preferred an ascetic life to that of money making.

Waraqah added that he wished he were alive at that time and be able to help him. The Prophet peace and blessings of Allah be upon him replied: Have you heard of Khadijah?

Read, in the Name of your Lord who created, created man from a clot, Read, and your Lord is the Khadijqh Gracious, Who taught with the pen, taught man what he did not know. Skip to main content. Finally the boycott was lifted and the Muslims were allowed to re enter the city; but the three years of hardship had taken their toll. He participated in both battles of Badr and Uhud, and he is also famous for describing the Prophet’s physique. Ayshah, a favorite wife of Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him says that whenever a goat was slaughtered the Prophet it would send some meat to Khadijah’s friends; when she remarked about this on one occasion he told her, ‘I have great regard for her friends, as she has a special place in my heart.

Of all these books, only al-Tabari’s Tarikh is being translated by more than one translator and in several volumes into English. Waraqah who was very old wished that he could live to see the time when the Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him would be forced into exile by his people.


They brought them the news of what was going on beyond their drought-ridden and famine-stricken desert and sand dunes. Khadijah was very blessed in the marriage, and had six children.

Thus khadiajh away the ‘Mother’ of all Muslims, the one who had sacrificed her all for Islam, the lady who was the greatest supporter of Islam in its earliest days.

What is wrong with that? Muhammad and Khadija had six children. After this meeting with Waraqah she became stronger in her desire to marry Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him.

Each tribe had its own idol, and the wealthy bought and kept a number of idols at home. 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.

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. Muhammad lhuwaylid and blessings be upon him had announced that he was a Messenger of Allah and had started preaching a new religion called Islam. Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition.

How would her tribe react? His skin was white but tanned by the sun. And your Lord is the Most Generous. By her first husband, she gave birth to a son who was named after his father Hind and who came to be one of the greatest Sahaba. Khadijah passed away just three years before the Hijrah, or the Prophet’s peace and blessings be upon him migration to Al-Madinah.

Khadija entrusted a friend named Nafisa to approach Muhammad and ask if he would binnt marrying.