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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He said he would. During this boycott, the Muslims suffered tremendously often spending days without food. Muhammad Ali Fatimah Hasan Hussein. She, unlike her people, never believed in nor worshipped idols. Then he loosened his hold and asked him to read; Muhammad peace and blessings be upon him answered that he was illiterate. He has created man from a clot. 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.

She died at the age of sixty-five, having given almost twenty-five years to Muhammad and the cause of Islam. However, while the Prophet Muhammad peace and blessings of Allah be upon him was now fifty-three years old, Aisha as only a little girl of seven.

They had shared twenty-five years of marriage together and she had given birth to five of his children. The uncles agreed to the marriage, and Muhammad’s uncles accompanied him to make a formal proposal to Khadija.

Khadija bint Khuwaylid

She was impressed by his character and his honesty in dealing with her business. Khadija entrusted a friend named Bing to approach Muhammad and ask if he would consider marrying.

These were regarded as the wives of the Almighty When he khhwaylid calmed down to some extent, he told his wife that he feared for his life, and narrated the whole incident to her. She had faith in me when everyone, even members of my own family and tribe did not believe me, and accepted that I was truly a Prophet and a Messenger of Allah. Khuwaylid ibn Asad Fatimah bint Za’idah. She was a woman of great wealth and virtue, and an ideal wife and mother.


Our Lady Khadijah bint Khuwaylid — Islamic House of Wisdom

When he heard her dream, he gave a serene smile, and told her not to worry, as this was a very promising dream. Here is a brief account of Khadijah’s daughters:.

Muhammad and Khadija had six children. Khadijah was the closest to Muhammad and he confided in her the most out of all his following wives. He created man of a mere clot of congealed blood. By the morning hours, and by the night kyadijah it is stillest, Your Lord has not forsake you nor does He hate you, And truly what comes after will be better for you than what has come before, And truly your Lord will give to you so that you will be content.

Then the being disappeared. Their first child, a son whom they named Qasim, died when he was only two years old. But unfortunately he passed away.

If you compare his wealth with that of others, you will lhadijah find him a man of wealth, for wealth is a vanishing shadow and a fickle thing. Khadijah is respected by all Muslims for her conviction, her love for the Prophet, and her willingness to sacrifice for the faith.

Important Figures: Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

So do not oppress the orphan, And do not drive the beggar away, And speak about the blessings of Your Lord. These daughters, chronologically arranged, are: The more Khadijah came to know about her husband, the more she loved and respected 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.

When she passed away, the Prophet peace and blessings be upon him was heartbroken at the loss of a dedicated companion who stood by him during the most difficult period of his life. However, after she hired the Prophet Muhammad to take her trading caravans to Syria, she revisited the idea of marriage.

It was only human and natural that he should feel her loss as she was there for him during his most difficult times. Ibn Sa’d’s Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir, vol. Muhammad later called this tenth year “the Year of Sorrow “, as his uncle and protector Abu Talib also died at this time. Translated by Haq, S. This happened long after Waraqa had died, and about seven years after that extraordinary night of power in which Muhammad peace and blessings of Allah be upon him had received the first revelation of Quran through the angel Jibril.


His eyes were said to have been black, but other accounts say they were brown, or light brown. She, unlike her people, never believed in nor worshipped idols. His hair reached midway between the lobes of his ears and shoulders, and his beard was of a length to match. Muhammad was monogamously married to her for 25 years.

He told her how a being whom he had never seen before – in fact it was the angel Jibril – had suddenly appeared to him while he was asleep and had said, “Read!

All praise is due to Allah Who has made us just as you have mentioned and preferred us over those whom you have indicated, for we, indeed, are the masters of Arabs and their leaders, and you all are worthy of this bond of marriage.

She then took him to meet her cousin, Waraqah bin Nawfal, who immediately guessed the identity of the being in the Cave of Hira as the Angel Jibril the Messenger of Allah who had visited Moses bnit well. Khadijah passed away just khadijxh years before the Hijrah, or the Prophet’s peace and blessings be upon him migration to Al-Madinah. It is said that when Quraish’s trade caravans gathered to embark upon their lengthy and arduous journey either to Syria during the summer or to Yemen during the winter, Khadijah’s caravan equaled the caravans of all other traders of Quraish put together.

And we, furthermore, wish to be joined to your rope; so, bear witness to my words, O people of Quraish!