Wives of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW

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1. Khadijah bint Khuwaylid 2. Sawada bint Zam'a 3. A'isha Siddiqa bint Abu Bakr 4.Hafsa bint ' mar !. Zaynab bint Khu"ayma #. mm Salama Hind bint Abi mayya $. Zaynab bint %ahsh &.%uwayriya bint al'Harith (. mm Habiba )amla bint Abi Sufyan 1*. Safiyya bint Huyayy 11. +aymuna bint al'Harith 12. +aria al',ibtiyya -ntr.du/ti.n 0h1 2.siti.n .f 'Aisha 3.n/lusi.n

Introduction

4hat is th1r1 that a w.man may n.t d.5 Sh1 /an d. 161rythin7 18/19t what Allah has f.rbidd1n. 0h1 t1a/hin7s .f -slam t1ll us what th1 limits .f b1ha6i.r ar1. Any.n1 wh. 7.1s b1y.nd th1s1 limits is lik1ly t. m11t tr.ubl1: b.th in this w.rld and in th1 n18t w.rld. 0h1 b1st .f w.m1n ha61 li61d th1ir li61s within th1 limits .f Allah and ha61 a/hi161d 7r1atn1ss: .ft1n thr.u7h a/ti.ns: whi/h 161n th1 b1st .f m1n /.uld n.t ha61 1qual1d. 0h1y ha61 7ain1d th1 l.61 and r1s91/t n.t .nly .f th.s1 wh. kn1w th1m: but als. .f th.s1 wh. /am1 t. h1ar ab.ut th1m l.n7 aft1r th1y ha61 di1d. Am.n7 th1 b1st .f w.m1n w1r1 th1 wi61s .f th1 2r.9h1t +uhammad: ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< f.r h1 was th1 b1st .f /r1ati.n: Al ,uthum: th1 .n1 wh. has all 7..d 6irtu1s and /hara/t1risti/s 7ath1r1d t.71th1r in him: and a//.rdin7ly Allah 7rant1d him th1 b1st .f w.m1n in marria71. 0.day: 161n hundr1ds .f y1ars lat1r: y.un7 7irls still l1arn a littl1 ab.ut th1m and th1n: as th1y 7r.w u9 and b1/.m1 w.m1n: th1y f.ll.w th1ir 18am9l1: s11kin7 th1 9l1asur1 .f Allah. -t has b11n r1lat1d by Anas that th1 2r.9h1t +uhammad ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< said: = >f all th1 w.m1n in all th1 w.rlds: th1s1 ar1 1n.u7h f.r y.u ;m1anin7 that th1y w1r1 th1 b1st .f w.m1n<? +aryam: th1 dau7ht1r .f -mran: ;and th1 m.th1r .f %1sus: 91a/1 b1 u9.n th1m<@ and Khadijah: th1 dau7ht1r .f Khuwaylid ;th1 first wif1 .f +uhammad: 91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n th1m<@ Aatima: th1 dau7ht1r .f +uhammad ;and .f Khadijah: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m<@ and Asiyya: th1 wif1 .f 2hara.h ;wh. r1s/u1d +.s1s fr.m th1 ri61r Bil1 wh1n h1 was a baby and br.u7ht him u9 as h1r s.n: 91a/1 b1 .n th1m<.= Anas als. r1lat1d that th1 +1ss1n71r .f Allah ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< said: =C.61 Allah f.r th1 7ifts that H1 7i61s y.u@ l.61 m1 f.r th1 sak1 .f Allah@ and l.61 th1 21.9l1 .f my H.us1 f.r - l.61 th1m.= The Wives of the Prophet Muhammad Abdullah ibn %afar r19.rt1d that h1 h1ard Sayyiduna Ali say in Kufa that Allah's +1ss1n71r: ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< said: =0h1 b1st .f th1 w.m1n .f h1r tim1 was +aryam: dau7ht1r .f -mran: and th1 b1t .f th1 w.m1n .f h1r tim1 was Khadijah: dau7ht1r .f Khuwaylid.= -s it n.t a 7r1at h.n.r that th1 first 91rs.n t. 1mbra/1 -slam was a w.man5 Sh1 was th1 first t. b1ar

witn1ss that th1r1 is n. 7.d 18/19t Allah and that h1r husband was th1 +1ss1n71r .f Allah. H1r husband was .ur b1l.61d 2r.9h1t +uhammad: ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< and sh1 was /all1d Khadijah: ; may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< Sh1 was als. /all1d 0haira: m1anin7 '9ur1'.

KHADIJA bint Khu a!"id

Khadijah: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: /am1 fr.m a n.bl1 family. H1r fath1r Khuwaylid had b11n .n1 .f th1 m.st h.n.r1d l1ad1rs .f th1ir trib1 until h1 was kill1d in battl1. H1r husband had als. di1d: l1a6in7 h1r a 61ry w1althy w.man. 4h1n +uhammad ;91a/1 b1 u9.n him< was still a y.un7 man: sh1 1ntrust1d him with s.m1 .f h1r w1alth: askin7 him t. trad1 with it in Syria .n h1r b1half. H1 was alr1ady w1ll kn.wn f.r his h.n1sty: truthfuln1ss and trustw.rthin1ss. H1 r1turn1d fr.m Syria aft1r ha6in7 mad1 a lar71 9r.fit f.r Khadijah. Aft1r h1arin7 his a//.unt .f th1 j.urn1y: sh1 d1/id1d that h1 w.uld mak1 th1 b1st .f th1 husbands: 161n th.u7h many .f th1 m.st im9.rtant n.bl1s .f th1 ,uraish had alr1ady 9r.9.s1d t. h1r and had b11n r1fus1d: and in du1 /.urs1 sh1 9r.9.s1d t. him. Aft1r th1 2r.9h1t's un/l1: Abu 0alib: had 7i61n th1 9r.9.s1d marria71 his bl1ssin7: +uhammad and Khadijah w1r1 marri1d. At th1 tim1 .f th1 marria71: th1 2r.9h1t was tw1nty'fi61 y1ars .ld: whil1 Khadijah was f.rty y1ars .ld. A.r th1 n18t fift11n y1ars th1y li61d ha99ily t.71th1r: and Khadijah b.r1 s161ral /hildr1n. 0h1ir first /hild: a s.n wh.m th1y nam1d ,asim: di1d wh1n h1 was .nly tw. y1ars .ld. 0w. m.r1 s.ns: /all1d 0ayyib and 0ahir: w1r1 als. b.rn: but th1y t.. di1d in th1ir infan/y. H.w161r: +uhammad and Khadijah als. had f.ur dau7ht1rs wh. sur6i61d? Zaynab: )uqayya: mm Kulthum and Aatima. B. .n1 18/19t Allah .f /.urs1: kn.ws m.r1 ab.ut a man than his wif1: b.th his 7..d and his bad qualiti1s: his str1n7ths and his w1akn1ss1s. 0h1 m.r1 Khadijah /am1 t. kn.w ab.ut h1r husband: th1 m.r1 sh1 l.61d and r1s91/t1d him. D61ry.n1 in +akka /all1d him 'al'Amin': whi/h m1ans 'th1 trustw.rthy .n1': and sh1: m.r1 than any.n1 1ls1: kn1w h.w fittin7 this nam1 was. -t b1/am1 +uhammad's /ust.m 1a/h y1ar t. s91nd th1 m.nth .f )amadan in s1/lusi.n and r1fl1/ti.n in a /a61 .n th1 m.untain .f Hira: whi/h is .n th1 .utskirts .f +akka. Khadijah w.uld always mak1 sur1 that h1 was 9r.6id1d with f..d and drink durin7 his r1tr1at. 0.wards th1 1nd .f .n1 )amadan: wh1n h1 was f.rty and Khadijah fifty'fi61: +uhammad sudd1nly a991ar1d at th1ir h.us1 in th1 middl1 .f th1 ni7ht: tr1mblin7 with f1ar and sayin7: =3.61r m1 u9: /.61r m1 u9E= Khadijah was 61ry alarm1d t. s11 him in su/h a stat1. ,ui/kly sh1 wra991d a blank1t ar.und his sh.uld1rs and: wh1n h1 had /alm1d d.wn: sh1 ask1d him t. d1s/rib1 18a/tly what had ha991n1d. H1 t.ld h1r h.w a b1in7 wh.m h1 had n161r s11n b1f.r1 ' in fa/t it was th1 an71l %ibril ' had sudd1nly a991ar1d t. him whil1 h1 was asl119 and had said: =)1adE= =But - /ann.t r1ad:= h1 had r19li1d: f.r h1 was unl1tt1r1d and /.uld n1ith1r r1ad .r writ1. =)1adE= th1 an71l had r191at1d: /las9in7 +uhammad /l.s1 t. his /h1st. =- /ann.t r1ad:= h1 had r191at1d. =)1adE= th1 an71l had r191at1d: firmly 1mbra/in7 him y1t a7ain. =4hat shall - r1ad5= h1 had ask1d in d1s91rati.n: and th1 an71l had r19li1d? Read, in the Name of your Lord who created, created man from a clot, Read, and your Lord is the

Most Gracious, Who taught with the pen, taught man what he did not know. (Quran !"#$%& Alth.u7h +uhammad ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< did n.t fully r1ali"1 it at th1 tim1: this was th1 b17innin7 .f th1 r161lati.n .f th1 ,ur'an@ but in that first 1n/.unt1r with th1 an71l %ibril: +uhammad was 61ry fri7ht1n1d: f.r h1 did n.t kn.w wh. th1 an71l %ibril was .r what was ha991nin7. H1 w.k1 u9 and ran .ut .f th1 /a61 .nly t. find %ibril still in fr.nt .f him: and wh1n161r h1 turn1d away fr.m him: th1r1 %ibril was in fr.nt .f him y1t a7ain: fillin7 th1 h.ri".n with his mi7hty y1t b1autiful f.rm. =>h +uhammad:= said %ibril 161ntually: =y.u ar1 th1 +1ss1n71r .f Allah and - am %ibril:= and with th1s1 w.rds h1 disa991ar1d fr.m +uhammad's si7ht. Aft1r th1 an71l had disa991ar1d +uhammad ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< had /lamb1r1d d.wn th1 m.untain as fast as h1 /.uld run: n.t kn.win7 if h1 was 7.in7 mad and ima7inin7 thin7s: .r if h1 had b11n 9.ss1ss1d by .n1 .f th1 jinn. As sh1 list1n1d t. +uhammad's w.rds: Khadijah did n.t shar1 any .f th1s1 f1ars. Sh1 r1ali"1d that s.m1thin7 tr1m1nd.us and aw1'ins9irin7 had ha991n1d t. h1r husband: and sh1 was /1rtain: kn.win7 him as sh1 did: that h1 was n1ith1r mad n.r 9.ss1ss1d. =F. n.t w.rry:= sh1 said: =f.r by Him wh. has d.mini.n .61r Khadijah's s.ul: - h.91 that y.u ar1 th1 2r.9h1t .f this nati.n. Allah w.uld n161r humiliat1 y.u: f.r y.u ar1 7..d t. y.ur r1lati61s: y.u ar1 tru1 t. y.ur w.rd: y.u h1l9 th.s1 wh. ar1 in n11d: y.u su99.rt th1 w1ak: y.u f11d th1 7u1st and y.u answ1r th1 /all .f th.s1 wh. ar1 in distr1ss.= 4h1n +uhammad ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< as a littl1 m.r1 r1la81d: Khadijah t..k him t. s11 h1r /.usin: 4araqa ibn Bawfal: f.r h1 was a man .f kn.wl1d71: and sh1 was sur1 that h1 w.uld b1 abl1 t. 189lain th1 m1anin7 .f what had just ha991n1d t. h1r b1l.61d husband. 4araqa had studi1d th1 b..ks .f b.th th1 %1ws and th1 3hristians 61ry /l.s1ly and h1 had l1arn1d a 7r1at d1al fr.m many .f th1ir wis1st 91.9l1. H1 kn1w that th1 /.min7 .f an.th1r 2r.9h1t had b11n f.r1t.ld by b.th +.s1s and %1sus: 91a/1 b1 .n th1m: anh1 kn1w many .f th1 si7ns that w.uld /.nfirm th1 id1ntity .f this 2r.9h1t wh1n h1 a991ar1d. Aft1r list1nin7 /l.s1ly t. his st.ry: 4araqa: wh. was b.th .ld and blind: 18/laim1d: =0his is th1 sam1 b1in7 wh. br.u7ht th1 r161lati.ns .f Allah t. +.s1s. - wish - was y.un7 and /.uld b1 ali61 why.ur 91.9l1 will dri61 y.u .ut.= =4ill th1y dri61 m1 .ut5= ask1d +uhammad. =G1s:= r19li1d 4araqa. =B. .n1 has /.m1 with what y.u ha61 b11n 7i61n with.ut b1in7 tr1at1d with 1nmity@ and if - w1r1 t. li61 until th1 day wh1n y.u ar1 turn1d .ut: th1n - w.uld su99.rt y.u with all my mi7ht. C1t m1 just f11l y.ur ba/k.= S.: sayin7: 4araqa f1lt b1tw11n th1 2r.9h1t's sh.uld1r'blad1s and f.und what h1 was f11lin7 f.r? a small r.und: sli7htly rais1d irr17ularity in th1 skin: ab.ut th1 si"1 .f a 9i71.n's 177. 0his was y1t an.th1r .f th1 many si7ns that 4araqa alr1ady kn1w w.uld indi/at1 th1 id1ntity .f th1 n18t 2r.9h1t aft1r %1sus: ;91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him<. =0his is th1 S1al .f th1 2r.9h1th..dE= h1 18/laim1d. =B.w - am /1rtain that y.u ar1 ind11d th1 2r.9h1t wh.s1 /.min7 was f.r1t.ld in th1 0.rah that was r161al1d t. +.s1s and in th1 -njil that was r161al1d t. %1sus: ;9but< G.u ar1 ind11d th1 +1ss1n71r .f Allah: and th1 b1in7 wh. a991ar1d t. y.u .n th1 m.untain was ind11d th1 an71l %ibrilE= Khadijah as b.th .61rj.y1d and aw1d t. find that h1r und1rstandin7 .f what had ha991n1d .n th1

/all 91.f Allah.nly: and it was at this 9.w1r t. fill1d with th1 li7ht .u7h f.r/1d t.61 .f Allah b1 u9.r1 it r1a/h1d its int1nd1d d1stinati.n him< as th1 +1ss1n71r .nstant s.ur/1 .win7 th1 truth: and s.n1 .rt t.mmunity li61d a lif1 .n fr. 0h1 situati.f wint1r and th1 fi1ry h.urn1d h1r d119ly.nt. th1m wh1n161r th1 /han/1 ar.ut th1m.th1r /hild: -brahim: and h1: lik1 .nfirm1d.f th1 /ity . >nly .f Allah: and sh1 had n161r st.nths.ll.9h1t +uhammad .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Ainally th1 b.nly t.sur1 t.t /ar1 what th1 .t l.f Allah b1 u9.n 161n w.m1s lay 1m9ty in +1//a: th1 +uslims w1r1 189. 0h1 2r.f th1m.r s.f +1//a and f.untain had b11n /. 0h1y did n. st.9 in th1 dir1/ti. +uhammad . had 1mbra/1d -slam: and h1l9in7 t.f Allah: h1l9in7 t. th1 bitt1rly /. 7r. a//.uld t. Allah and His +1ss1n71r w1r1 1n.t h1sitat1 in 189r1ssin7 in 9ubli/ what sh1 had n.uld buy and s1ll with th1 +uslims: . marry any .9t: w. Abyssinia: th1ir numb1rs sw1ll1d by th.ll. a /am1l .ura71 b.uld s1nd what f..f summ1r: with 61ry littl1 f.ll.f si8ty'fi61: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r.r th1mE -t was durin7 this 91ri.ut su//1ss.w1d: diffi/ult y1ars in whi/h th1 l1ad1rs .r1t. B.991d d.ut in a small ra6in1 in th1 m.9 .r all.u7ht sh1lt1r in Abyssinia r1turn1d: .= -n th1 y1ars that f.m Allah: thr. f11d and sh1lt1r th1 /.in7 all sh1 /.9l1 t.n him< had r1/1i61d th1 first r161lati.m hun71r and thirst: and fr.nths lat1r: durin7 th1 m.ll.asim: was d1stin1d t.6isi.9h1t s9r1adin7 his m1ssa71: Khadijah .b1ar witn1ss that th1r1 is n.ft1n infli/tin7 awful t.s1 wh. /am9 . D61ntually th1r1 /am1 a tim1 wh1n: as 4araqa had f.s1 wh.rtunat1ly th.nth .w kn.ld s. dis/.f th1 .d and sh1lt1r.uraish did 161rythin7 in th1ir 9. di1d: at th1 a71 . Khadijah had b11n th1 first t.rtur1s . h1at and /.m1 tim1? = .t1/ti.. th1m .9in7 that th1 animal w.un7: at th1 a71 .uld n.m th1 2r. B.r thr11 y1ars th1 small +uslim /.91a/1 b1 u9. r1 1nt1r th1 /ity@ but th1 thr11 y1ars .ll. All h1r w1alth was s91nt in th1 way .m1tim1s by l.ll.th him and his f.f kn. was by th1n m.n7 aft1r this in/id1nt: +uhammad was /.w1r t.9h1t's un/l1: Abu 0alib: wh. fi61 .untains n1arby. .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rs1 and th1n s1ndin7 it .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< was a /.d th1y /. 9ubli/ly a//19t +uhammad .f .w1rs t.ff at a 7all.wn f.9 th1 2r. w.f Allah b1 u9.n him< in th1 diffi/ulti1s whi/h h1 had t.f 1i7ht11n m.f his f.tt was lift1d and th1 +uslims w1r1 all.uld 7i61 him an. 7. was a sin/1r1 3hristian 7a61 th1m sh1lt1r and 9r.n him< had t.mf. s1/r1tly sym9athi"1d with th1 +uslims w.m9any th1m. B.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 7. had s. bad that th1 2r.r 71t l.f his trib1: th1 Banu Hashim w1r1 dri61n .m 189.ns . C.71th1r and sh1 had 7i61n birth t.uran thr.m.m.ld: di1d@ and th1n a f1w m.f 9.9h1t t.u7h th1y suff1r1d fr.9h1t's su//1ss and did 161rythin7 in th1ir 9.n . 0his ha991n1d l.f Allah b1 u9.w1rs: .ld: this was a tim1 in whi/h th1 h1arts .s1d t.f hardshi9 and d19ri6ati. A.n .y/. fr11 sla61s wh.t days .9h1t's futur1 wi61s: +aria th1 3.ld ni7hts .w th1ir s.n.f th1 /am9: h.f marria71 t.thin7 1ls1 matt1r1d. 0h1 +uslims kn1w that th1y w1r1 f.r a h.f h1r husband: h1l9in7 t.f th1 first +uslims w1r1 b.n7 aft1r 4araqa had di1d: and ab.ld: +uhammad and his f.int that Khadijah did n.9h1t . A.r said ab.rs1 than wh1n th1y had l1ft it.ut . h1l9 him.wl1d71 and wisd.b1ar witn1ss that +uhammad is th1 +1ss1n71r . 0h1y had shar1d tw1nty'fi61 y1ars .d that th1 +uslims wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ld t. fa/1.rshi9 Allah .w1rs 'al. n. t.f all th1 2r.ut s161n y1ars aft1r that 18tra. 0h1r1: whil1 th1ir h.th 9urifi1d and als. find th1 situati.t l.m1 .n b1/am1 s.n th1m: but with.f his /hildr1n.mmand1d in a subs1qu1nt r161lati.uraish did t. Abyssinia: wh1r1 th1ir rul1r: th1 B17us: wh.st b1f.n7 aft1r: many .adin7 9r. s9r1ad th1 m1ssa71 .n him< m.uld t.f th1m r1turn1d t.r /1rtain in s1/r1t f.f h1l9 and /.n1 w. Airst . di1 wh1n h1 was still 61ry y.w in numb1rs and str1n7th.r1 than 1i7hty y1ars .n.ns and dau7ht1rs t. 0h1 .f hardshi9 had tak1n th1ir t.n: but alth.n7 with all th1 m1mb1rs .f )amadan: Khadijah als.w1d t.wly but sur1ly b17an t.w1r in whi/h +uhammad .f +uslims that sl.d 18/19t Allah:= sh1 said: =and .uraish w1r1 infuriat1d by th1 2r.u7h th1 an71l %ibril.s1: s.mmunity .f th1 2r.rdinary ni7ht .t st.u7h th1 an71l %ibril: t.

rd1r m1 t. 4h1n sh1 /.9h1t: wh.u9 .r y.ld fri1nds and r1lati61s: sh1 /.rd has s1nt m1 s.9h1t . th1 2r.n1d by th1m.= But th1 +1ss1n71r .is1 n.f Allah b1 u9.f his: /all1d Khawla: w1nt t.6in7 Khadijah: and alth.uld tak1 this l. /an tak1 th1 9la/1 .f Allah b1 u9.am th1 an71l in /har71 .rr.th di1d in th1 sam1 y1ar: th1 2r.u: 7i61 h1r 7r11tin7s . y.f Allah b1 u9.w th1y ha61 r1s9.us1 was sadly n17l1/t1d and that his dau7ht1rs n11d1d a m.uraish.f b1li161rs 1ndur1d a tim1 . him.th1r t. (nd do not dri.untains: and y.n1 1ls1 did@ sh1 a//19t1d -slam wh1n 91.m th1 .9h1t still had f.rifi1d: has h1ard what th1 91.t 161n d1ath /. that th1y ar1 /rush1d b1tw11n th1m.f 91a/1 fr.//asi.f Abu Bakr: th1 d1ar1st . l.n71r had th1 9r.f his l. and +y the night when it is stillest.n71r 9r1s1nt t.ut t. l.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< had .f 7r1at hardshi9 and 91rs1/uti. him and 7r11t1d him and said: => +uhammad: Allah has list1n1d t.f his d1ad un/l1.u wish: .uld n.f Allah: Khadijah is just /. him and 9. =But wh.61 away.f th1 .f +1//a t.f Allah b1 u9. >n/1 Aisha ask1d him if Khadijah had b11n th1 .991d l. /all its 91.n him< r19li1d? =Sh1 b1li161d in m1 wh1n n. 0a'if: a small /ity u9 in th1 m. -f y.u /an .wl .f th1 m.w fifty y1ars ./an brin7 th1 m.= Aft1r th1 2r. that y.urn1y1d t.f th1 m.untains .and m1r/y had 7r. .nd1d t.61. th1 2r.f a 9ala/1 .f 91. /id he not find you an orphan and protect you0 /id he not find you wandering and guide you0 /id he not find you destitute and enrich you0 1o do not oppress the orphan.u and h. that y. y.n his way ba/k t. l1nd m1 a h1l9in7 hand. .n him< and his small /. it ha991n1d.9l1 t.9l1 ha61 said t.t h1l9 f11lin7 j1al.n1: with.f /.ll.61d th1m all: it is /l1ar that Khadijah always had a s91/ial 9la/1 in his h1art.h.u want him t.e the +eggar away. .9h1t .f Allah b1 u9. l. d.ur C.f Allah .our Lord.man w.ld: nam1 this y1ar 'th1 G1ar .r h1r.r1 wi61s in lat1r y1ars and l.f Khadijah5= h1 ask1d.d .nstant stru77l1: a r1lati61 .u /an t1ll him what y.n1 1ls1 t.9h1t +uhammad . with th1m.91 that Allah will mak1 th1ir d1s/1ndants a 91.71th1r s.= -t had b11n r1lat1d by Abu Hurairah . -nd11d th1 2r.d n1ws .k aft1r th1m..f Khadijah: .61 that th1 2r. (nd speak a+out the +lessings of . .r any tir1dn1ss. 0h1 2r.9l1 wh..n1 .r saw him s1ndin7 f.9l1 t. +1//a: %ibril a991ar1d t..91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .mf. -nd11d wh1n161r 'Aisha: his third wif1: h1ard th1 2r.n him< said t.' -n 9ri6at1 his d1ar1st wif1 was n.n: wh1n Khadijah was still ali61: %ibril /am1 t.ut that his h.t1/ti..rt1d m1 wh1n th1r1 was n.f h1r: b1/aus1 .9h1t +uhammad .d t.f th1 .m h1r C.untains /all1d .9h1t s91ak .9l1 ha61 said t. was n.9h1t's un/l1: Abu 0alib: and his first wif1: Khadijah: had b.w that h1 had n.rshi9 Allah al.= -t was a whil1 aft1r this that tf.u.rd and fr.r drink< f.f j1w1ls in th1 Hard1n: wh1r1 th1r1 will b1 n1ith1r any n. =Aisha: th1 dau7ht1r . y.9h1t .u:= sh1 answ1r1d.n . w. him: =)ath1r . y.nly w.n at th1 hands . Abu Bakr .us . 0h1 2r.n him< n161r st.rthy .wn b1tw11n th1m: in/r1asin7 in quality and d19th as th1 y1ars 9ass1d by: and n.n: and h1 has s1nt th1 an71l in /har71 .u7h h1 marri1d s161ral m.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Khadijah's .rshi9 Allah: h1 was r1j1/t1d and st. -t has b11n r1lat1d by Aisha that .f th1 m.utsid1 +1//a: t.win7 Surah was r161al1d? 'n the name of (llah.int1d . what161r y.u.= 0h1n th1 an71l in /har71 .n him< and said: => +1ss1n71r .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< that . the Merciful.m1s t.mmunity . (nd truly what comes after will +e +etter for you than what has come +efore.u want.uraish multi9li1d: n.ur in6itati. will w. D61n wh1n h1 j.f s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . the )ompassionate *y the morning hours.f Allah b1 u9.n .ut as/ribin7 any 9artn1rs t.f th1 l.min7 with a b.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . (nd truly your Lord will gi.n him< and said: =Allah: may H1 b1 18alt1d and 7l.ur 91.9l1 r1j1/t1d m1@ and sh1 h1l91d and /. what y. shar1 his lif1@ and in 9ubli/ th1 insults that h1 r1/1i61d fr. y.our Lord has not forsake you nor does -e hate you.m m1: and 7i61 h1r th1 7.e to you so that you will +e content..r f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .untain .utskirts .f S.w. Aft1r thr11 y1ars .untains s. (Quran 2"#$##& And s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .

d was th1 2r.w .n t.= )19li1d th1 2r.9h1t's +i'raj: his j. Sayyiduna Abu Bakr and t.f marria71E= Sawda tri1d t.ld man sh. 9r1s1r61 h1r d11n.n th1 Buraq: a//.f Allah wh1r1 h1 was 7i61n th1 fi61 9ray1rs that all his tru1 f.ld: whil1 Aisha bint Abu Bakr b1/am1 b1tr.us1 9layin7 with h1r d. tak1 /ar1 .nd th1 w.n a win71d h.9h1t . ask f. a//19t -slam and h1 was th1 2r.f th1 d1sir1 t.u 7r1at bl1ssin7: Sawda5= Sawda ask1d: =And what is that: Khawla5= Sh1 said: =0h1 +1ss1n71r .9h1t +uhammad .rts t. had li61d b1f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< was n.n him< w.nd any d.f Abdul +uttalib: has s1nt m1 t. -t is a n.wn land .9h1t's /l.991d f. th1 Al'Aqsa +.n1 all that h1 /.rs1 /all1d th1 Buraq: thr. h1l9 th1 2r.u lik1 Allah t.u7h th1 ski1s t.f Allah.w .man /laims that +uhammad s. Sh1 was middl1'a71d: rath1r 9lum9: with a j.n1 161r sin/1.siti.ld .9l1 . 21rha9s th1 7r1at1st .f Abdullah s.n th1 way t.luti..n him<: and had s91nt all his w1alth in th1 way .f Allah b1 u9.nishm1nt and th1n r19li1d in a tr1mblin7 6.ubt that +uhammad . him and r1main1d in h1r fath1r's h. t.= Khawla w1nt t.ld th1m h.f +1//a: th1y just lau7h1d at him: 161n th. s91ak t.u7h h1 t.ll.a/hin7 +1//a and that it sh.f Allah.61r th1 /ar1 .f Al'Sakran ibn 'Amr.n . 4hat d. F.f Allah b1 u9.r1<: and 161n th.n: and just th1 ri7ht 91rs.u in marria71. 4h1n sh1 /am1: h1 said: =Sawda: this w.m9ani.r Sawda in marria71.m9ani1d by %ibril: thr.n .ld man: and 7r11t1d him and th1n said: =+uhammad s. l.w li6in7 with h1r a71d fath1r. Khawla w1nt strai7ht t.u7h h1 a//urat1ly d1s/rib1d th1 Al'Aqsa +.= H1 t.un7.squ1 in %1rusal1m wh1r1 h1 l1d all th1 1arli1r 2r.9h1t's h. H1r husband ha di1d and sh1 was n.n th1 way h1 had t.9h1t and his f.n t.ntain h1rs1lf in s9it1 .r 161rythin7.us1h.rld . marry y. /.f Allah b1 u9.uraish kn1w that .f Allah b1 u9.w1rs ha61 d.ld a man wh1r1 his l.squ1 t. Zam'a: ad 7ruff . immi7rat1 t. my fath1r and t1ll him that. was n1ith1r y.n.ut: a99r.f h1r utt1r ast.91rty: and /r.n him< was ind11d th1 +1ss1n71r .k aft1r 1ith1r th1 2r.uraish in/r1as1d th1ir s9it1ful 1ff.9. %1rusal1m: and 161n th.r. Khawla had a s. Sawda w1nt t. H.un7 n.b11n th1 first man t.ld and family.w161r: whil1 th1 2r. Sh1 was hardly in a 9.rms: t.nly a littl1 7irl .nfirm1d b1y.us1 and 9r. marry a wid. y1ars: th1 . Abyssinia in th1 way .ld h1r t.w fifty'thr11 y1ars .lls.f f.st /am1l was: and 161n th.1s sh1 say5= Khawla r19li1d: =sh1 w. y.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .w161r: r1m1mb1r1d th1 trials sh1 had und1r7.f th1 2r.n. th1 2r1s1n/1 .u7h h1 d1s/rib1d th1 9la/1 wh1r1 h1 had st.ut .s1st /.f Abdul +uttalib has s1nt m1 t.y th1 2r. y.u want m1 t.u t. t.s1 t.f th1s1 si7ns durin7 this 91ri.r y.9h1t . 7i61 y.and th1y kn1w that h1 had n161r b11n th1r1 b1f.us1h.urn1y by ni7ht .n that day.n .uld /h.w. d1str.. ask f. Sawda and said: =4.i/1: =.uld y.th1d t.urn1y t.siti.uld arri61 lat1r . th1 91.9h1t.f s161n.uld lik1 thatE H.k .f Allah b1 u9. /all h1r. him5= Sh1 a//19t1d: f11lin7 it was a 7r1at h. 0h1 2r. Khawla t.n him< 7a61 91rmissi.r /hildr1n.u7h th1 .r an unkn. Sh1 su771st1d that h1 marry at th1 sam1 tim1 a lady /all1d Sawda: th1 wid.n t.ss1d th1 d1s1rt and th1n th1 s1a f. Abyssinia: l1a6in7 h1r h.f th1 /l1ar si7ns that /.man t.= 0h1 .u7h th1 s161n h1a61ns: and th1n b1y.9h1ts wh.n th1 subj1/t.sal . 4h1n h1 d1s/rib1d this mira/ul.u with a 9r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . th1m .us j. Cik1 Khadijah: h1 had d. Furin7 th1 n18t tw.f Abdullah s.r a drink .ld: Aisha as .f his dau7ht1rs and h. +uhammad .f Allah has s1nt m1 t.n f.9h1t: h. li61 in +uhammad's h..w1d by his as/1nt .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah.us1 and imm1diat1ly t.u7h h1 t. .uld lik1 that.us1h. Sawda .uld d.n .ll.bl1 mat/h. 0h1r1 was 7r1at sur9ris1 in +1//a that th1 2r.r b1autiful.w1rs: in s9it1 . S.ut1d: =A n.9h1t's h. SAWDA bint #am$a Sawda bint Zam'a: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r had b11n th1 first w.n1 kn1w ab.w wh. D61n th.bl1 mat/h.n1 wh1n sh1 had immi7rat1d t.r1 him in th1 9ray1r: f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . =Sh1 is 61ry y.ll.ld th1m that h1 was s11n a /ara6an: whi/h n.lly: kindly dis9.

Any.uth .f +1//a.uld sim9ly swall.utin7 distan/1 .n .n1 man: a warri.ut .n him<. D61ryb.m th1 2r. dis. By th1 d1/r11 .int that th1 .61r1d th1m. b1li161 him. kill him: th1 2r.us j.r th1m. >nly Sayyiduna Abu Bakr: his /l.n1 .f wh.rthwards. /a9tur1d th1 tw. 0h1y r1turn1d t. w1r1 huntin7 f.f Allah b1 u9.mmunity in a 9la/1 /all1d Gathrib.w1rs 91rmissi.und a wild d.f th1 Al'Aqsa +.f his mira/ul.f +uslims in +adina b17an t.n and futur1 fath1r in law: a//19t1d th1 2r.t turn ba/k: th1n th1 d1s1rt w.wn at his f11t: h1 w.in th1m.m1n? mm Sulaym: Bsayba bint Ka'b and Asma bint Amr ' 9l1d71d all17ian/1 in +1//a t. Furin7 th1 tim1 .s and thr11s: th1 +uslims b17an t.f th1m had 7lan/1d d. any.squ1 was /.61 and br.9h1t +uhammad .d1 n.urn1y imm1diat1ly? =-f h1 had said this:= h1 said: wh1n s.n1 y1ar: tw1l61 m1n fr.ll.f th1 +uslim /.th1 2r. 0h1 j.unt .f +1//a: s1/r1tly 9l1d71d all17ian/1 t.n t.f th1 r1ward that th1 .und th1 +1//a and r.r1 th1 m.9h1t . an 1nd: and th1ir tim1 in +1dina had just b17un ' f.uld d1f1nd and 9r.rnin7 .m w1r1 w.t b. in/r1as1: and wh1n th1 tim1 . 0h1ir tim1 in +1//a had just /. th1y did and n.m9ani1d by a +uslim /all1d +us'ab ibn mayr: wh. Gathrib: +adina al +unawarra: whi/h m1ans 'th1 illuminat1d /ity': th1 /ity that was illuminat1d by th1 li7ht .f Allah b1 u9. l1a61 +1//a.dy kn.s1st /.r t. >nly .f +1//a and hid in a /a61 /all1d 0hawr: whi/h was t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t +uhammad .9h1t.k insid1 it.f th1 tra61l1rs: h. t1ll li1s: n.f 9il7rima71 in +1//a .ff in h.r a drink: th1 still r1fus1d t.uth .n whi/h th1y had 9lann1d t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< /ir/l1d r.uraish had 7i61n u9 th1 s1ar/h: th1 2r..f Allah b1 u9.m9ani. tau7ht th1m all that h1 had l1arn1d fr. /. sw1arin7 that th1 w.uraish in/r1as1d: . w.f tw.th1r t.f th1 9il7rima71 /am1 a7ain: this tim1 s161nty fi61 91.r t.f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f th1 .w161r: his h.f Allah b1 u9. /l.b1y th1 2r. th1 /a61? 0h1y f.f Allah: th1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 . kill th1 2r. kill th1ir /hildr1n: n.uld ha61 dis/. Gathrib: and sl.rnful +1//ans first 7a61 him th1 n1ws: =th1n it is tru1E= As th1 1nmity .9h1t +uhammad .61 n1stin7 in th1 tr11 that /. j.9h1t: sw1arin7 t.mmit adult1ry: n.9l1 wh.m Gathrib' thr11 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n th1 61ry ni7ht b1f.t1/t him: 161n t. 1mi7rat1 t.m9l1t1ly a//urat1: and 161n wh1n th1y 161ntually saw th1 /ara6an arri61: and m1t th1 man wh.m1 s/.uts and s1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< r1a/h1d Gathrib amidst s/1n1s . st1al: n. th1 s.ff1r1d t.f 7r1at r1j.991d f.n him< 7a61 his f.w u9 b. l.9h1t's d1s/ri9ti.w161r: Allah 9r.m1 t.n him< and Abu Bakr .9h1t +uhammad and his family and his 3. As a r1sult: th1 numb1rs . m1n f. f.urn1y .t 9ursuit: thirstin7 .wth .n all .r th1 futur1 7r. As s.m Gathrib: a small /ity .ws what ha991n1d wh1n th1 91.f th1m.n him< and Abu Bakr .uraish r1ali"1d what was ha991nin7: and d1/id1d t.rshi9 n.wly but sur1ly: in tw.i/in7.th him and his st11d: h1 7a61 u9 his 9ursuit: ask1d th1m t.uraish had . H.9h1t's a//.r /all1d Suraqa ibn %usham: sus91/t1d th1ir wh1r1ab.9h1t +uhammad and Abu Bakr is usually /all1d th1 hijrah: and it is at this 9. th1 d1ath if n11d b1.s1 that if .f a /a61: a/r.rs1 sudd1nly b17an t.9h1t: and . th1 2r. 7.n as h1 as within sh.n him< this tim1 als.9l1 fr. Aft1r a l.n him< and Abu Bakr . Aft1r this: th1 2r.and whil1 Aisha was still a small 7irl<: Allah 9r19ar1d th1 way f.r t.f th1 2r. th1 sand: and: r1ali"in7 that if h1 did n.n1 wh. hundr1d mil1s t. th1 n.th1r than Allah: n.m9ani.t1/t1d th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r +adina is th1 nam1 that was n. sink int.r th1m /am1 t.f Allah b1 u9. Gathrib: a//.urn1y 2r. 0h1ir 9ursu1rs w1r1 s.k1n th1 s9id's w1b: th1y th.w 7i61n t.n1 1nt1rin7 th1 /a61 w.f th1 2r. 0h1 l1ad1rs .m h1 had h1l91d: and saw th1 9la/1 wh1r1 h1 had st.9h1t b1f.ss whi/h a s9id1r had s9un its w1b.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< sli991d .r t.9h1t and Abu Bakr w1r1 saf1E >n/1 th1 . th1 2r.r7i61 him and r1turn1d h.uld ha61 fri7ht1n1d away th1 d.u7ht: s.n7: hard j.r1 h1 had a /han/1 t.n him and .61r1d th1 m.m1.rth .r t.ns: may th1 bl1ssin7s and 91a/1 .9h1t ..9h1t +uhammad .ds .

us1: sh1 sli991d .f Allah b1 u9.ut aft1r th1m and brin7 th1m ba/k: f.m1 in and th1y w.f h1r .r . H1 k19t standin7 f. AISHA bint Abi %a&r Hradually th1 +uslims wh.f Allah ..r1 fruit. many y. 0h1n Abu Bakr /am1: and s/.uld say: =Stay: wh1r1 y.f Abu Bakr.ut ha6in7 t.9h1t: and am. l1a61: and th1 2r.uld lik1 t.ld1r: th1 9r.f Bu'ath and b1atin7 a tamb.utsid1 th1 d.n him<: wh.in1d that th1 2r.r1m1mb1r th1 +1ss1n71r .uld sli9 .= .f 7r11n silk and said: =Sh1 is y. Sh1 shyly d1/lin1d it: but wh1n h1 insist1d sh1 drink as w1ll and th1n .n7st th1m was a littl1 7irl /all1d 'A'isha: th1 dau7ht1r .nly want1d t. y.ff1r1d th1 b.rt ..f th1 +1ss1n71r .un71r wi61s: and .uld s11 th1 s9.m: sin7in7 a s. Sh1 li61d .in th1ir b1l.m91t1 with s. ha61 th1m th1r1.w a y.n until th1 1nd .n him< w. w1r1 my fri1nds: and th1 2r.ur wif1 in this w.f Allah b1 u9.u7ht.th1r t.u7h and th1n .r h1 was 9l1as1d f.u ar1:= b1f.k m1 fr. 0h1 .th fr.ns in th1 m.int that sh1 l1ft h1r family's h.n7 str1amin7 hair b1/am1 dish161l1d:= sh1 said.us1h. y. =.m it hims1lf and th1n . th1 2r.us battl1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t ask1d 'A'isha wh1th1r sh1 w.n th1 Fay .rld.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . was n.f th1 +1ss1n71r .r/1 h1r. was sittin7 b1sid1 h1r.wl .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . that .m.//asi.= 0h1n: in th1 9r1s1n/1 .9h1t +uhammad .had 1n.un7 fri1nds /.l1mn .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r1 th1y had tim1 t.us1 .n him< a b.us1 wh1r1 s.wl t..n him< had t.l.n1: f.wards him and said: 'C1a61 th1m al.rri1d that Sawda mi7ht b1 u9s1t ab. j.ntinu1d t.s1...ff1r1d it t.rtly b1f.f th1 tim1 .ld and j.r my sak1 t. S.ut .f Allah b1 u9.m it: and that was all th1r1 was t.wn with his fa/1 turn1d away.m1n .f Allah b1 u9.= Ab.= S.n him< /am1 in wh1n .f +uslims ra9idly 7r1w and fl.ak: s. h1r sist1r Asma' wh. 4h1n sh1 was .n .nd: b1/aus1 sh1 .uld 7.f Allah b1 u9. drank fr. +1dina t.f my r.f milk was br.f th1 Ansar w1r1 waitin7 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .squ1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f th1 +uslims b17ins: f.r 7. w1r1 7i6in7 a fi7htin7 dis9lay with th1ir w1a9.r. r17ularly /.f th1 smilin7 2r.rt1d that th1 2r. 0h1y 7r11t1d h1r with th1 w.= 0h1y dr1ss1d h1r in a w1ddin7 dr1ss mad1 fr. th1 sim9l1 and s. .t /han71 'A'isha's 9layful ways: and h1r y.f Allah b1 u9.r19li1d: and h1 lau7h1d.9h1t +uhammad .th1r .f Allah turn1d t. =0h1y /am1 and t.y1d wat/hin7 this dis9lay. di6.ut th1 fam.un7 7irl 1nj.9h1t was w. w1r1 9r1s1nt als. 6isit h1r in h1r .9h1t drank fr.f Allah b1 u9. j.was 9layin7 with my d.f Allah . Sh1 and Aisha always r1main1d 61ry /l.n aft1r arri6in7 in +1dina: 'A'isha: wh./..n him< did n. -t was at this 9.rds: =A.n a 9i1/1 . 'A'isha lat1r r19.m fin1 r1d stri91d /l.w fifty'f. Aisha: .ld1d m1: sayin7: '4hat is this musi/al instrum1nt . th1 /.urin1 in tim1.'= Aft1r a whil1: 'A'isha ask1d th1 7irls t.9h1t +uhammad .//asi.ut int.ff1r1d t. l1a61 h1r 9ar1nts' h.f th1 h.m sh1 was 61ry f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m Bahrain and th1n h1r m.m1 t.uld b1 9layin7 with my d.f Allah5' 0h1 +1ss1n71r .mmunity .lls:= sh1 .uld /.n him<. 'A'isha.was 9layin7 . /.rld and in th1 n18t w.k h1r t. r1main1d in +1//a l1ft th1 /ity and tra61l1d t.f mar ibn al Khattab. =>n1 day:= 'A'isha said: =th1 2r.r it was aft1r th1 hijrah that th1 first /.uld als.n7 ab.ld: as marri1d t.m. was n.in in th1ir 7am1s.squ1 and sh1 said y1s. l1a61: and w.9h1t .urtyard t.u /an w1ll ima7in1 h.r my sak1 until .wn r.n him< /am1 in:= said 'A'isha: 'and lay d.w1nt ba/k in: s.w nin1 y1ars .r ha99in1ss: may all b1 w1ll.in7 in th1 h..w1d him a 9i/tur1 .ut h1r w1ddin7: sh1 r1lat1d that sh.9h1t .ld h1r that %ibril /am1 t.n's h.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m1tim1s h1 w.f Allah .. Sh1 said that sh1 w. =By Allah:= said 'A'isha: =.ld.datin7 .w1r1d and b.lls and said: ='A'isha: what161r 7am1 is this5' '-t is S.rs1s:' .us1 and h1 w. b1 his wif1 .9h1t . th1 n1wly built h.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9.r th1s1 ar1 th1 days .th1rs wh.f th1 '-d.r1 sh1 was t..f th1 Abyssinians as th1y 9lay1d with th1ir s91ars in th1 m.f )isin7.m my 9lay and mad1 m1 r1ady.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< standin7 at th1 d.f Allah b1 u9. =0h1 +1ss1n71r .f Shaytan d.d and f.61d 2r.m: s/r11nin7 m1 with his /l.= >n an. wat/h th1 Abyssinians wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .un7 7irls w1r1 with 'A'isha in h1r r. 9lay with a fri1nd. H1r marria71 t.9h1t .f th1ir w1ddin7. him and sh.n him<.m1 w.ur y1ars . 0h1 2r. th1 2r. =w.n a s11saw and my l.f th1 -d al Adha: tw.n: durin7 th1 days .uld 7i61 h1r ni7ht t.f wh.n/1 said: 'with th1 7irls wh.

9h1t: .n7 with th1 r1st .m1.ll.th w.n1 m.d: sh1 r1m1mb1r1d all that sh1 saw and h1ard with 7r1at /larity: f.9h1t: .manh.ur b1l.r sh1 had a /l1ar h1art: and a qui/k mind and an a//urat1 m1m. l1arn: h.ry.n him< sh1 was 61ry qui/k t.f th1m aft1r th1y had b11n marri1d t.r .er of you su+mits to (llah and -is Messenger has right action.f h1r al. us: th1 3. still had a 7r1at d1al t. man /.f h1r lif1 with th1 2r.9h1ts and th1 b1st .rari1s us1d t. and his wi.m1thin7 fr.m9ani.f 'A'isha and was /.n7 as sh1 li61d: sh1 was a s..ubtful t.uld .k 9la/1. lest someone whose heart is sick is attracted to you.//asi.qu1nt than 'A'isha. -t is n. 9artn1rs w1r1 18/19ti.= As w1ll as b1in7 18tr1m1ly int1lli71nt: 'A'isha b1/am1 a 61ry 7ra/1ful y. l1arn wh1n sh1 marri1d th1 2r.m1n and 9ass . all . (Qur6an" 22"!& 7 you wi.f kn.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: and 91a/1 b1 u9. this 18/19ti.nal marria71: b1tw11n a man n1arin7 th1 1nd . if any of you is openly indecent..r? 4he 5rophet is closer to the +elie.= 4h1n sh1 was t1llin7 Abu Salama ab.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .day: ab.uran /l1arly stat1s that n.f th1 B1li161rs' ' a titl1 .nstantly b1in7 turn1d .. n.m1n .ut it.f /r1ati.n1 .n/1 said: =.e her a reward twice o. 'f you are fearful of (llah then do not +e soft in yspeech.w s.f h1rs: that w1 kn.w . Abu +usa .f th1 2r.n th1 kn.n .w th1ir 18am9l1.ision for her.wl1d71 and wisd.r th.= Sh1 said: 'and th1 m1r/y .f th1 kn.m1 mi7ht ha61 6i1w1d th1 marria71 . -t is thanks t.t s11. Sh1 us1d t.uld marry any .9h1t was 161n m. find .= >n .n him b1 91a/1.nt1m9.un7 7irl: a str.9h1t +uhammad ..9h1t +uhammad . mu/h ab. h1r: => 'A'isha: h1r1 is %ibril 7i6in7 y.f th1m: and this is what mak1s it s.n him< was th1 last .r1: that a 7r1at d1al .m1anin7 th1 2r. (nd whoe.f Allah b1 u9.f h1r /.es are as their mothers.n him<: and sh1 7r1w int.9h1t .= 'A'isha .ut h.n/1 said: =4h1n161r a r19. the punishment for her will +e dou+led $ and that is easy for (llah.ntinu1d t.91a/1 b1 u9.th1r.th1rs by 'A'isha.th1r w.9h1t's tim1 in fa6.f th1 h.uld smil1 and say: =Sh1 is th1 dau7ht1r .nt1nt t.rd1r t.r mak1 it kn.f Allah b1 u9.wl1d71 that w1 still ha61 t.n him< said t.f 'A'isha w1r1 9la/1d .n th1 .ry. Sh1 was n. 4h1n sh1 first /am1 t.f th1 2r.er and We ha. try and f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t +uhammad .es. mu/h . you are not like any other women. mu/h ha991n1d ar.nfirm1d what th1 .f his lif1 and a w. was by th1n an .ur/1 . say that if th1 kn.nal marria71: but th1n th1 tw. wis1 that .wl1d71 that sh1 had r1/1i61d fr.s1 wh.m th1 2r.rdinary.e prepared a generous pro.man wh1n sh1 marri1d th1 2r.ns .9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . +ut speak words that .r b.n: th1 2r.nal 91.9h1t .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m<: whi/h /. .61d 2r.f r1s91/t that was 7i61n t.n7 and lastin7 fri1ndshi9 7r1w u9 b1tw11n h1r and Sawda: and Sawda t.r1 1l.9h1t f.es of the 5rophet.ers than their ownsel.f Allah b1 u9.m f.f th1 2r.man: 7a61 u9 h1r shar1 .un7 w.w in th1ir f.r1 than 18tra. S.f 91a/1.t sur9risin7: th1r1f.us1h.S.n7 aft1r h1 had di1d: and as l.th1r: 'A'isha 's sid1 w.ha61 n.ut this: sh1 add1d: =H1 . mu/h 1asi1r f.tst19s t.t afraid t.f all that t.d. 0h1 2r.k /ar1 .man.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< s91nt th1 n18t nin1 y1ars .n1 sid1 . talk ba/k in .9l1's h1arts w1r1 /.th .9h1t: and w1 ask1d 'A'isha ab.ld as a y.rm1d: in/ludin7 h1rs and sh1 was a witn1ss .ut th1 truth .wl1d71 .r t.rt a991ar1d d.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< b1/am1 s.f Allah.9h1t's h. 7 you wi. b1 th1 wif1 . We shall gi.f th1 s/al1s that .m h1r ab. sit with th1 . w.t s11n any. f.f all .w161r: f.9l1.ld.n him< and l.f Abu BakrE= +usa ibn 0alha .us1h. wish t.ut it: w1 always l1arn1d s.n1 1ls1 in ar7um1nt: th1 2r.61r and transf.m1n and m1n.f s. th1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 wi61s .th1r w.es of the 5rophet.n him< li61d and b1ha61d: was first r1m1mb1r1d and th1n tau7ht t.utw1i7h th1 .d m1m. 'A'isha . 4h1n 'A'isha 7r1w u9: Sawda: wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ld and b1 3mm al Mumineen ' '0h1 +.n him< < s11s what .ll.f th1 2r.un7 7irl wh. 4h1r1as Khadijah was alr1ady a wis1 and matur1 w.= =And . li61 in th1 2r.uran /.9h1t +uhammad: 'A'isha was a s9irit1d y.th1r .9h1t w.f +uhammad and 'A'isha as an 18/19ti.n1 . mana71 his h..wn: and wh1n161r sh1 b1at s.und him ' th1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ut th1 b.ld w.n@ and 'A'isha was a 61ry int1lli71nt and .u 7r11tin7s . b1 r161al1d: ayat by ayat: and 91.un7 7irl with a 61ry 7.man still n1ar th1 b17innin7 .bs1r6ant y.us1h.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 2r.

7 5eople of the -ouse. his w.91 that th1y /.9h1ti/ 7uidan/1 /.9h1t +uhammad .9l1 w1r1 aw1d by th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . (nd remem+er that ayahs of (llah that are recited in your houses and the wisdom.n1 was /.m1tim1s diffi/ult t.f th1 hajj w1r1 9urifi1d and /larifi1d.t t.uld n.f th1ir marria71 that sh1 must ha61 list1n1d t.f him.n him< that 161ry.ns .ut blindin7 th1m.9h1t +uhammad's uniqu1 stati. do not make a da99ling display like that of the time of ignorance +efore and esta+lish prayer and pay the :akat and o+ey (llah and -is Messenger.m9ani.are wise.rlds: and n.f th1 2r.wards th1 2r. and to purify you completely.ssibly marry any.u7h th1m was s.9h1t +uhammad . +1//a: th1r1by m.f Allah b1 u9.e impurity far from you.9h1t . 1urely (llah is (lper.r1 /l1arly distin7uishin7 th1 +uslims fr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s ..n .f th1 2r.ns w1r1 1891/t1d by Allah t.e sent you as a witness and as a +ringer of good news and a warner= and one who calls the people to (llah +y -is permission.h. (Quran 22"<%$<!& -t is said that 91.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< b1/aus1 th1 li7ht that 1manat1d fr.es for something. 4hat is purer for your hearts and for their hearts.urs1 . justify th1ir r1j1/ti. b1 r161al1d thr.f lif1 ' al.n all +uslims: and that all rit1s .m9ani. 7r1at was th1ir l.n with Allah that his wi61s and his 3.w t.f +adina al +unawarra? -t was durin7 th1 /. and as a shining light.f all th1 2r.urs1 .n him<@ and that his wi61s /. 't is not for you to cause in?ury to the Messenger of (llah.l was finally f. As th1 9r.ading.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9. surely We ha.bli7at. -t was b1/aus1 ..f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .w b1/aus1 h1 was li7ht and this li7ht illuminat1d th1 h1arts and minds and und1rstandin7 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . anythin7 f.f his f. 4o do that would +e something dreadful in the sight of (llah.f Allah b1 u9. ar7u1 with him: in th1 h.9h1t +uhammad .uld d.9h1t hims1lf.er marry his wi.61 f.n .f th1 2r.f th1ir marria71 that sh1 dir1/ti. (Quran 22"2. . (nd stay 8uietly in your houses.r him: s.f th1 %1ws and th1 3hristians an th1 id. b1ha61 with su/h r1s91/t and /.rshi991rs wh.f Allah b1 u9.rbidd1n: that it was mad1 /l1ar what f.n th1ir h1ads: and that th1y w.n1 1ls1 aft1r ha6in7 b11n marri1d t. h. (ll (ware.9h1t +uhammad .mmunity .f Allah b1 u9.w1rs: 7i6in7 th1m insi7ht with. distin7uish what was tru1 fr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f th1 first +uslim /. (Quran 22"%!& -t was b1/aus1 . him? When you ask his wi.u7h 18/han71 su/h as th1s1 that 'A'isha l1arn1d t. all th1 w.d was halal and what f. -t was thr. ask bl1ssin7s . w1ar th1 hijab in 9ubli/ and wh1n 9rayin7: that th1 7uidan/1 as t. 7 5rophet.urs1 .m th1 %1ws and th1 3hristians: and it was durin7 th1 /.urt1sy t.m him and thr.9h1t +uhammad . fast was r161al1d: that 9ayin7 th1 Zakat b1/am1 .n .f all th1 +uslims ' was 7radually r1sha91d and r1fin1d? -t was durin7 th1 /.f th1ir marria71 that drinkin7 al/.9h1t +uhammad .f th1 7r1at 161nts that sha91d th1 d1stiny .w1r1d: as if th1y had birds 91r/h1d . 9i/tur1 what lif1 must ha61 b11n lik1 f.m1n t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .uld find a 9lausibl1 18/us1 t.n1 with a /l1an h1art /. 0h1 +1ss1n71r .f Allah b1 u9.ntinu1d t. /am1 n.n7 with that .r71t this: l1ast . th1 2r.l w.n him< had n.9h1t .e> 5ray +lessings of him and ask for peace for him.ssibly f.ll. th1 2r.t 9.n him? (llah and -is angels pray +lessings on the 5rophet= 7 you who +elie.uld 9.f Allah . 0h1 2r.f th1 qibla was /han71d fr.n him< but t.r him.mmand1d t.es after him. .r th1 wi61s and th1 3. ask them from +ehind a screen.$2<& -t is s.r w. shad. many .n him< wh1n th1y w1r1 in his 9r1s1n/1: and that th1y sat and list1n1d t.d was haram: that it b1/am1 n1/1ssary f.f th1 91rf1/ti. list1n t.rds with th1ir 1y1s l.u7h th1 2r. (Quran 22"%2& Furin7 th1 nin1 y1ars that 'A'isha was marri1d t.n him< was truly a m1r/y t. uniqu1.m what was fals1.n him<: 'A'isha's way .m %1rusal1m t.n him< sh1 witn1ss1d many .ry . 1urely (llah wishes to remo.f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9. or e.

=-nna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'unE= ' =Sur1ly w1 /.ff h1r h1ad whil1 sh1 was asl119 ba/k .und h1r lyin7 fast asl119.t /h..ur wh.k .th1rs. trust1d /.n.f h1r litt1r f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rah: all th1 m1n w1r1 kill1d ' with th1 18/19ti.n.t ha61 l.m1 fr. try and find it.f th1 m1anin7s .ts and t. 4h1n h1 w1nt t.r was th1 .uraish: that shift1d th1 balan/1 .ti/1d that h1r . had s11n Safwan and 'A'isha arri61 .9in7 that s.r1 Allah had /.nly kn1w and 1mb.m th1y th1ms1l61s had /h.mmand1d +uslim w.991d f.f Allah b1 u9.. by t1a/hin7 it t.m9l1t1ly in Allah: sat d.t .f al'Khandaq and /.t say anythin7 1ls1: and a'A'isha 9ut th1 s/arf that had fall1n . lik1wis1. -t was durin7 th1 /.. nf.r1 than .th1r trib1: th1 Banu al +ustaliq b17an t.r h1r.di1d th1 Sunna: but als. sh1 r1tra/1d h1r st19s t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . d1s/rib1 th1 2r. wait: f.n1 w.r this.s1 t.m1 9ri6a/y.f his wi61s with him.9h1t .f 9.9h1t . H1 did n.n him< w1nt t.n: Safwan mad1 his /am1l kn11l d. find that 161ry.n him<: and sh1 r19li1d that h1 was 'th1 .r a f1w minut1s and had l1ft th1 /am9: s11kin7 s.u7ht. +1dina: aft1r th1 Banu al +ustaliq had b11n subdu1d: th1 +uslim army st.ntinu1 th1 mar/h ba/k.r a r1st durin7 th1 h. Him w1 r1turnE= h1 18/laim1d in sur9ris1: wakin7 'A'isha u9 with th1 l.k aft1r th1 w. th1 hands . /arri1d h1r litt1r t.urs1 .9h1t .uran walkin7': m1anin7 that his b1ha6i. 161ry.f th1m ' w1r1 subj1/t1d t.urs1 .n him< l1d an army a7ainst th1m. -t was aft1r this 161nt that an.9h1t b1ha61d ' and it was this way .w f.w1r .uray"a ' wh. 'A'isha was . a//19t1d -slam and all th1 w.//asi. 18t1rminat1 all . kill th1 2r.r a y. Safwan imm1diat1ly r1/.wn: and wait1d: h.rd1r1d th1 army t. 'A'isha: and sh1 it was wh.f th1ir marria71 that th1 %1ws 9l.ut .f th1 kafirun ' and sh1 und1rst.f th1 day. 'A'isha: wh.th1rs: th1 battl1s . jud71 th1ir a/ti.f b1ha6i.wn b.n t. 0h1 m1n wh.ff . 4h1n sh1 had at last f.ti/1 h1r abs1n/1 and /. it@ and th1n: l1adin7 th1 /am1l with his hand: h1 s1t .m birth t.mmands /.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n/1 ask1d t.th.d it..wn t.uld s. >ft1n wh1n th1 2r.9h1t un1891/t1dly .uld t.n f.k1n th1ir a7r11m1nt with th1 +uslims durin7 th1 battl1 .n: with.w thirt11n y1ars .k th1 wif1 wh.rtunat1ly: s. 0hus sh1 n. that sh1 /. ..ns: Sa'id ibn +u'adh..r th1 m1n wh. sh1 m1m.udn1ss . had br.th1 Fit/h< w1r1 f.f Allah b1 u9.f Badr: and hud: and Al'Khandaq .n .7ni"in7 h1r: b1/aus1 h1 had s11n h1r in th1 1arly days b1f.n1 .d b.ns9ir1d t. was n.n1 1ls1: 'A'isha had st1991d . w1ar th1 hijab.n /at/h u9 with it whi/h th1y 161ntually did lat1r th1 n18t m. had fall1n b1hind th1 army aft1r takin7 a r1st: r1a/h1d th1 /am9 durin7 th1 ni7ht and f. Sh1 witn1ss1d lif1: and sh1 witn1ss1d d1ath ' b.f th1ir marria71 that: am.ntain1d in th1ir ..rnin7: sin/1 th1 army had halt1d f. had b11n /arryin7 h1r litt1r had th.uran translat1d int.f th1 hands .i/1.uld n. that it was diffi/ult f.t .m1n and /hildr1n w1r1 tak1n as sla61s.ut su//1ss: and w1r1 9unish1d f. nkn. h1r s.rdin7ly th1 2r. th1 /am9: it was t. -n a//.f th1 kafirun and int. d.th in th1 way . 9r1s1r61 and 9r.m1.n1 .nly by 1mb.m1n t.tt1d and tri1d t.k: th1 0..f Allah and in th1 way . -nd11d .n1 had 7.m1 ba/k f.n1 .t aft1r th1 army: h.ri"1d th1 .ut . >n th1 way ba/k t.f Allah b1 u9. Airst th1 Banu .m +1dina@ and th1n Banu . war: h1 t.dyin7 it h1rs1lf: but als. 'A'isha wh./rit1s wh.f f. -t was durin7 th1 /. >n h1r way ba/k sh1 had n.wn /l.ut.uran by h1art and und1rst.u7ht sh1 was still in it: and had 9i/k1d it u9: stra991d it t.und it finally r1turn1d t. d1ath and 161rythin7 that ha991ns in b1tw11n: was illuminat1d by th1 way in whi/h th1 2r. A. H1 did n.f his 6.r a r1st: but th1n th1 2r.m1 hy9.n7st .un7: 'A'isha 9arti/i9at1d in th1m all: brin7in7 wat1r f.9h1t .u7h sh1 was still 61ry y. a/ti.ayunqa and th1n th1 Banu Badir w1r1 1891ll1d fr.s1 nam1 /am1 . 0h1s1 w1r1 th1 thr11 maj.9in7 that th1y w.n1 in 9arti/ular: but sim9ly dr1w l.r: th1 Sunna: that 'A'isha h1l91d t.n1. tra61l1d with him.rdan/1 with th1 /. th1 /am1l and mar/h1d .f th1 +uslims.s1 any.f lif1: fr.t f1ll t.t1/t: n.r n. fi7ht th1 +uslims: and a//.ld: was small: slim: and 7ra/1ful: s. Sh1 did all that sh1 /.ny8 n1/kla/1 was missin7 and s.r /1rtain wh1th1r .s1n t. kn. 9r19ar1 t.n m.un7 +uslim man nam1d Safwan ibn al'+u'attal: wh.rtunat1ly sh1 did n.n7 t.uld /limb u9 . th1 9unishm1nt that was d1/id1d by th1 man wh.. /.f h1r nam1: 'A'isha': is 'lif1'. l.-n fa/t 161ry as91/t .r th1 +uslims warri.m Allah and sur1ly t.r battl1s a7ainst th1 .t sh1 was a/tually insid1 it wh1n th1y lift1d it u9. fi7ht th1 Banu al'+ustaliq: th1 l.rs: and h1l9in7 t. Alth.tt1st 9art .und1d.

ask1d Zaynab bint %ahsh f.9h1t .9l1 w1r1 sayin7.d.ut all . =By Him wh. my fath1r: 'Answ1r th1 +1ss1n71r .' H1 said: 'By Allah: .n1 t. By Allah: find n.t mak1 t.f h1r 9ar1nts.9h1t .ld h1r what s.n him< finish1d what h1 was sayin7: my t1ars st.nly mad1 matt1r w.ssi9 and s9r1ad sland1r.9l1 sayin75= Sh1 r19li1d => my dau7ht1rE F. had start1d th1 tr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . that .s1 wh.m has th1r1 b11n a w. s1nt y.w as mu/h ab.us1h. 0his mad1 'A'isha 161n m. mu/h . By Allah: s1ld.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n.n1 t.' Sh1 said: 'By Allah: .m1tim1s sh1 falls asl119 whil1 sh1 is kn1adin7 th1 d. 4h1n sh1 arri61d: sh1 said t.n him< ask1d Barira: wh.r1 ill: s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r m1 r17ardin7 what h1 has said./rit1s w1r1 sayin7 ab.ubl1 in th1 first 9la/1 .f Allah f.71th1r b17an t.ns wh..f h1r 9ar1nts said th1 shahada: and th1n /.u7ht . 0h1 2r. th1 m.t sl119 at all. +.wn and sil1n/1d th1m.n1 b1f.un7 +uslims.n y.r1 th1 /am9ai7n a7ainst th1 Banu al +ustaliq.ut h1r: but b1/aus1 th1 2r.wn 1y1s. .ld /am1 und1r a 7r1at strain: and in fa/t 'A'isha h1rs1lf f1ll ill: n.9h1t did n.f Allah:= sh1 said: =. my m.thin7 wr.th1r than that sh1 is a y.n him< /alm1d th1m d. n.ha61 n.r m1 r17ardin7 what h1 has said.n.dn1ss.ntinu1d: =-f y. AllahE By Allah: .r: and if by a//id1nt th1r1 has b11n a la9s1 .9h1t .f Allah b1 u9.9l1 ha61 r1ally b11n sayin7 this5= 'A'isha said: =.n: sin/1 h1 6alu1d it hi7hly.t awar1 .dds with .f th.n7 with h1r: .al.ubtful.w what t.f Allah and H1 will 9ard.t1/t y./1nt: th1n Allah Hims1lf will 9r.m1 t.rnin7 f.m9ani.f th1 /.61d th1 61il .9h1t .squ1 and 9ubli/ly d1f1ndin7 h1r r19utati.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .kn.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . y.u: f. that ar7um1nts br.t kn.us1 .9h1t hims1lf .ssi9: th1 2r.= A'isha said: =4h1n th1 +1ss1n71r . wi61s but that 91.t kn.ut a 9i1/1 .9h1t .= -n th1 m1antim1: wh1n Safwan was /. r161lati. 7.t s11n n.t s11m t./rit1s wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .st /.9h1t . AllahE= sh1 r19li1d. th1 +1ss1n71r .= 0h1 2r. =.int.un7 7irl and s. st.f any w.rs1: s.9l1 say a l.n him< and his h.f Allah b1 u9. AllahE 0h1 91. l.n him< th1n /am1 t.n: sh1 w1nt t.f Allah b1 u9.ld1d Barira and t.said t. h1r m.f Allah b1 u9.was n.und m1 still w119in7.rnin7 unabl1 t.t a7ainst h1r.th1r: 'Answ1r th1 +1ss1n71r .r h1r as mu/h as h1 had d.th1r and Zaynab's sist1r Hamna: was th1 .r1 th1 tw.m1 .n1 .th1r: mm )uman: =+.f Allah f.n: => +1ss1n71r .9ini. has /.ws ab.n7 and 1ats itE= S.w what t.ha61 s91nt th1 1ntir1 ni7ht until m.61r th1 m. was 'A'isha 's maid s1r6ant: if sh1 had s11n anythin7 in 'A'isha' s b1ha6i.nt1d with th1 all17ati.r: sh1 r19li1d with. w1r1 a/ti61ly 7.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . /.ws .r wh1n a sla61 admits a fault and turns t. w1r1 9r1s1nt s/.k1 .ur 9art: th1n s11k th1 f.9 w119in7 and /.f Allah b1 u9. /larify th1 matt1r: th1 2r.r h1r . stay at th1 h..n1 an.ry b1 t.ha61 n161r r1m. As a r1sult . say t.ha61 n.m1 91.61r th1 matt1r b1f.ut h1r as a j1w1l1r kn.991d s.ns that had b11n mad1: h1 r19li1d: =Hl.u7h and a lamb /.ssi9in7 and s9r1adin7 th1 rum.r by /allin7 161ry. n.d.mmunity was talkin7 ab.will n. say t.r that was at all d.u ar1 inn.tin7 bad had ha991n1d: but th1 munafiqun th.wn 1ars and s11n with my .f Allah b1 u9.f Allah .61s h1r and wh.n1 t.m1 t.t r191at anythin7 that . /ar1 f.ry b1 t.n t.ur h. th1 +1ss1n71r .said t. with th1 2r.us li1s ab.us1: wh1r1 A'isha had b11n /ryin7 h1r h1art .n y.f all this 7.uld n. Abu Bakr's h.l1 /.ry b1 t.m1.f Allah:' .n him< als.w ha61 ha991n1d b1f.f th1 busin1ss. turns and a//19ts that r191ntan/1.f Allah b1 u9.u with th1 truth:= sh1 r19li1d: =.r1 th1 2r.t h1ard with my .f what th1 hy9. Him in r191ntan/1: th1n Allah als.f Allah b1 u9.n: but th1 hy9.9l1 had alm. 6indi/at1 A'isha's h.r mi7ht n.9h1t's 91rmissi.ut: and in th1 9r1s1n/1 . =Hl.n him< th1n tri1d t.manE= Sin/1 th1r1 had b11n n.ry r1a/h1d th1 2r. Ainally: s.f b1auty with a husband wh.ut th1m.man .n him< and by th1n th1 wh.ld h1r t.nfr.ldE= 0h1 2r.f 9ur1 7.ut what mi7ht . D61ntually th1 st.f a sin7l1 t1ar.m1s al. insinuat1 that was th1 /as1. Baturally th1 muminun w1r1 /1rtain that n.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .th1rE 4hat ar1 th1 91.ut h1sitati.t b1/aus1 sh1 was awar1 .r7i61n1ss .th1rwis1 and w1r1 n.t afraid t. bl.= A'isha said: =Hl. th1 9.u7h sh1 and A'isha w1r1 fr1qu1ntly at . n.squ1: and 91. Alth.thin7 in h1r but 7.

w1r1 t.r t1n y1ars: and th1 ri7ht . if you are indeed +elie.nly say what th1 fath1r .f .u7ht a7ainst th1 Hr11ks and th1 21rsians aft1r th1 l1tt1rs fr. 1mbra/1 -slam and w..win7 that .n had b11n 9r. has 7i61n th1 r161lati.91d that th1 +1ss1n71r .t w. (Quran #@"#A&= 0h1n .n ' 161n th1 id1a .f Allah b1 u9. s.n w.n 161ry. 0h1 fa/t that A'isha' s h. -f ..9in7 that Allah w. 1ince you recei.s1 wh. not think good in their sel.r1d by any.was inn.t thank him and 9rais1 him but rath1r Allah 4h. ra9idly that +1//a was 161ntually /. when they heard it. +ut in the sight of (llah it is serious.m +uhammad in6itin7 H1ra/lius and 3h./1nt: y.ers. H.ed it with your tongues.f th1 .nqu1r1d by th1 +uslim army: and 9r19arati.e o. durin7 th1 /.u ha61 b1li161d it.urs1lf and y.ur'an: and wh1n it was . littl1 .n1 had b11n /.1s n. you thought it was a trifle.am a y.m th1n . By Allah: /an .7ni"1d by th1 .rdinary 189ansi.n1 was m.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t +uhammad .r7a61 th. y.n him< that th1 +uslim /.n him< r1/1i61d a dir1/t r161lati.ns w1r1 mad1 f.n my b1d: Allah kn. th1 m.e to spread around slander a+out those who +elie.n1: and fr.s1 titl1: 'Siddiqa': m1ans 'th1 truthful . -f .ery man will recei./1nt. and whoe.uld b1li161 m1.t b1li161 m1./laim m1 inn.u7ht t.es and say" 64his is clearly a lie06 Why did they not produce four witnesses0 1ince they did not produce witnesses.ur'an r17ardin7 m1: h.t b1 i7n.ers and (llah makes the signs clear to you= and (llah is Dnowing.f s.f y.t h1ar anythin7 bad said ab. Sh1 had hardly finish1d s91akin7 wh1n th1 2r. this is a serious rumor.61r: h1 smil1d and said: =F.rshi9 Allah al. did you not say" 6't is not for us to repeat this.er had the greater part in it will ha.n. when you heard it.ur inn.w1r1 t.wn? 1urely those who fa+ricate the lie are a group from among you.f th1 +uslims t.did n. Glory +e to . 'umra unharm1d was r1/.am inn.6 (llah warns you to ne.= A'isha's m.kn.ur'an.n with Allah.uld 18.f th1 .mm189and1d s. 0his 18tra.t y1t r1/it1 mu/h . A'isha f.m1 m.n fr.t think that any r1lati.= =By Allah:= 18/laim1d A'isha: wh.wn r17ardin7 m1.uld b1 s1nt d. d.f Allah.uld: at th1 tim1 . Why did the men and women +elie.h. 1nt1r +1//a and d. and repeated what you did not know anything a+out with your mouths.w161r .f Gusuf said: 5atience is +eautiful. n.ws that ./1n/1.un7 7irl wh.n him< w.t1/t1d by a r161lati./1nt y.9h1t . and -is mercy on you in this world and in the neCt world.f Allah .nf1ss t.uld n.th.am inn. -t was als.uld ha61 a dr1am in whi/h Allah w.uld 9r.r1 awar1 . say t.will n..e a painful punishment in this world and in the neCt world= and (llah knows and you do not know.f h1r hi7h stati.r and r19utati. Why.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . B. and (llah is my protection against what you descri+e.uld n. (Quran @<"##$# &.n.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n that has 9r.u w.m Allah /.n . 'f it were not for the grace of (llah.urs1 . By Allah: .usly i7n.r th1 first .uraish and th1 +uslims f.f whi/h w.uld b1 said in th1 .ertaken you for what you repeated.rE= 0h1n th1 2r.rry: 'A'isha: f.r1d.nt1m9tu.r Allah has r161al1d 9r.n1rat1 m1. /.f mys1lf that s.f whi/h 91a/1 was d1/lar1d b1tw11n th1 . they are certainly liars in the sight of (llah.uld n. Wise.squ1 and r1/it1d what had just b11n s1nt d.u that .f A'isha's marria71 with th1 2r. 1urely those who lo.m1thin7 t. had b11n standin7 n18t t.f Allah b1 u9.t1/t1d my h.er repeat anything like this again. /o not think it is +ad thing for you= no it is good for you.w that y. y.'= A'isha said: =.61r . an awful doom would ha.e a great punishment.m1thin7 w. had l1t th1ms1l61s b1 /au7ht in th1 sland1r and in lat1r y1ars w.u and Allah kn.f Allah b1 u9.n him< w1nt t.ry that 91.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .u ha61 h1ard this st. .f th1 many battl1s that w1r1 su//1ssfully f.r1 ayahs .m1 fi81d in y.9l1 ar1 sayin7 and it has b1/.w161r: by Allah: .n1': =.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< ha61 s11m1d lik1 a wild dr1am was h1rald1d: in # AH: by th1 tr1aty .e will ha.f Khadijah' s d1ath .ut th1m.r.turn1d .1s t.u w.e what he has earned for this sin./1nt and h.9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Hudaybiyya: by 6irtu1 .ou (7 (llah&. h1r: said: =H1t u9 and thank him.th1r: wh.

ha61 s11n .r th1r1 was n161r .t b1/aus1 h1 did n. 0h1 %1ws .u ha61 di6.r1 w1althy than th1y had b11n in th1 9ast.f all h1 6isit1d his dau7ht1r Hafsa: wh.und1d by his wi61s wh.u7h .n him< f.u /ry5' .w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m1thin7 h1 d.s1 b1/aus1 it was s.f ri6alry b1tw11n s.ld A'isha s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n1y: .n1y t.m1n said: =By Allah: w1 w.bl1m whi/h h1 1891ri1n/1d at this tim1.m1 . wait f. Alth. ..rn1r .t ha61 f.n1d: s.und at what st. HD said: '-bn al Khattab: what is makin7 y. Aft1r th1 %1ws .r a y1ar b1f.n th1ir land 9r.u7h f.n: and th1 mat had l1ft its marks .saw d.as m.u s11 ar.n1d m1at: whi/h its1lf inf.wn and h1 dr1w u9 his l.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 1nt1r: mar /limb1d u9 th1 ladd1r and int.r us th1r1 is th1 n18t w.n't kn. umra: that y1ar was n.is.f Allah .r th1m th1r1 is this w. -nd11d .f Allah smil1d and said: '0h1s1 .1s n.ns wh.is.9h1t .f barl1y 1qual t.6id1d that th1y 9aid a y1arly tribut1 t.m1 s. 0h1 2r.m1thin7 whi/h th1 2r.will say s. was stayin7 al..said: '> +1ss1n71r .uld n161r ask th1 +1ss1n71r .l w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< was distr1ss1d by this n.f his /.n him< had: and saw .und +adina had att1m9t1d t.nly a handful .nth: durin7 whi/h many . th1 +uslims..ur st.ld h1r n.f Allah b1 u9.1s ar1 l1adin7 th1ir li61s .nly had a small tast1 . th1 small r.= S> Abu Bakr w1nt t. s11 th1 2r.uld rul1 aft1r him.r y.n . S.m? =./an .l1 m.u7h th1 +uslims had t. 0h1r1 was a 7r1at d1al .r a wh. As a r1sult: s.f th1 m1at subs1qu1ntly di1d: th1 +1ss1n71r .n1 s.r s.m and tann1d l1ath1r ba7 handin7 n1arby: and . 7rab Hafsa: b. Abu Bakr said t.ur wi61s5 -f y.und th1 +1ss1n71r .n1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 7r.f th1 r.r7a61 th1 %1w1ss and l1t h1r 7.9h1t had di6.f 9l1nty: whil1 y.r19li1d: '> +1ss1n71r .l.f Allah b1 u9. 0h1n .ur/1s say that h1 had t.th 18/laimin7: =F> y. had alr1ady 1at1n s. =.wn t.n1y.m1thin7 h1 d. 6isit th1 2r.f Allah f. .f mim.9h1t . w1r1 all sil1nt. di6.rshi991rs w1r1 f.n1 ni7ht that h1 lay d. 3a1sar and 3h.t t.n1 .f Allah b1 u9. h1 said: =+1ss1n71r ..n y.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah: His 3h.f Khaybar: wh.r/1 th1m .f AllahE' S.rm1d him that it had b11n 9. 0h1n h1 w1nt and ask1d t.n his sid1s. s1r61 th1 2r.k1d ar.th1r %1ws ar. find .m1thin7 whi/h w.9h1t.n. dis/l.n th1 n1/kE= 0h1 +1ss1n71r .m1 m.sa l1a61s in th1 /. sl119 with any m.u that f.t th1 .uld d.n.sr.r1s.rd1r t.uld strik1 h1r .m1 9.f Allah: h.nly marital 9r.y th1 +uslim /.n b1tw11n th1 wi61s.d.rld5' 'G1s:' . At this tim1: b.n him< and h1 was lyin7 .n a mat.//asi.n1 sa' and an 1qual am.m9ani.ur sid1s and .r/1d his wi61s.n1y in his 9.w:= sh1 s.r1s Allah's +1ss1n71r .ut what was ha991nin7.ns b17an t.9h1t s. /h11r u9 th1 +1ss1n71r .r m.t /ry5 0his mat has l1ft marks .m: in . .k what y. Airst .t ha61 th1 m.n him< had t.f Khaybar w1r1 91rmitt1d t.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< that h1 w1nt t.uraish.f it.s1n >n1: and l.thin7 1ls1 .w m.m1 .n t.n1s y..bb1d.r m. d1str. fr11.n1y that h1 did n.61d t. Hafsa had t.r1 th1y /. was w119in7: and ask1d h1r if th1 2r.f th1 +uslims b17an t. -n any /as1: h1 stay1d away fr. 7i61 t. H1 had n. hims1lf: =By Allah: . D61n th..ss1ssi.w /an .mmunity by br1akin7 th1ir 91a/1 a7r11m1nt with th1 +uslims and su99.th Abu Bakr and mar 6isit1d him and th1y f.f Allah: if .f Allah f.f Allah b1 u9.m1thin7 t.9h1t's wi61s: l1d by 'A'isha and Hafsa: ask1d him f.r s.nly s11 what .r that h1 had alr1ady d. think 1ith1r that h1 was 7.uld in/r1as1 th1 fri/ti..m9ani.w1r 7arm1nt .w1r1 t. stay .rld: and f.r/1d .und m1 ha61 ask1d m1 f.9h1t . s11 th1 dau7ht1r .u7ht and d1f1at1d.f Khaybar had b11n d1f1at1d: a %1w1ss mana71d t.u ar1 th1 +1ss1n71r .f his 3.f Allah b1 u9.u ask th1 +1ss1n71r .m th1m f.n him< wh.t ha61E= 0his was n. Aft1r h1 had b11n 7i61n 91rmissi.f th1 wi61s and als. that h1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . t1ars.f Kharija askin7 m1 f.t l.f Allah: what has ha991n1d with y.6isit1d Allah's +1ss1n71r . 7rab A'isha and mar w1nt t.n: th1 2r.f y. lik1 th1 .n1 in a small u991r r.u ha61E' '-bn al Khattab:' h1 answ1r1d: 'isn't it 1n. th1m: but rath1r b1/aus1 it was this that a99ar1ntly th1y d1sir1d.ld h1r that Abu Bakr and mar w.1s n.f Allah s1at1d: surr.in7 t.61r him.t ha61E= 0h1 w.said.m1 .r s.n7 in 9assin7: and in th1 int1r6al th1 %1ws .rtin7 th1 id. -0 is r1lat1d by mar .unt .

m h1 had s1nt t.r .irgins. th1 b.= And h1r r1s9.d1sir1 Allah and His +1ss1n71r and th1 ab.9h1t +uhammad . . th1 9.f th1 2r.n71r and h.n him< d1ath.m his wi61s: mar th1n ask1d: => +1ss1n71r .usand +uslims n.6isi.ns1 was f.9h1t's .m.m +1//a had l1arn1d t.rth . 9ut tw.lk fr.win7 th1 tr1aty . n.n th1 Dm91r.uld r1m1mb1r f.us wh1n h1 said that s.n him< n161r di6.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . who +elie.w1d by all . th1m: a r1mind1r that th1y w.f his wi61s: and as w1 7r.f Allah b1 u9. s11 him: but 7r1w m.m ha61 .uldn't y.r/1d th1m5= and h1 r19li1d: =B.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r su99.. B.th1m: th1n truly Allah is with y.st . And s.rtly aft1r that: h1r maid s1r6ant said t. th1 2r. +1dina ' mar /limb1d d.f th1m: it is /l1ar that th1y 9.w th1y li61d: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with all .f th1ir days whi/h f. who are de.m1nf.6 (Quran 22"@A$@ & =-s th1r1 any n11d t. then come. then that is what your hearts desire= and if you help each other against him then surely (llah -imself is his protector.es who are +etter than you.r killin7 th1 m1ss1n71rs wh.9 ..u.rt: and wh1n th1 +uslim army arri61d at .e him wi.m1 ayahs had b11n r161al1d t.ll.i/1 w1r1 r161al1d? 'f you +oth turn to (llah in repentance. 9r.f th1 tr1aty: th1 +uslims l1ft aft1r thr11 days: wh1n th1ir umra had b11n /.w.n him< and aft1rwards.f th1m last1d l. th1 w.f .w m. Sh.9h1t +uhammad .rd1rs . 't may+e.' And s1ld.ll.n:= h1 said: =and /.e +een pre. Sh1 was fastin7 wh1n sh1 r1/1i61d th1 m.ss1ss1d all .u7ht a dirham's w.f Allah .ns in h1r h. /hastis1 th1 trib1s th1r1 f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .nth . say to your wi.wn and st. and as well as that.f th1 w.i/1? =0h1 +1ss1n71r . Sayyiduna mar's a//.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . /. h1r w.ut at th1 t. h1r: =3.m1n d1s/rib1d in th1 last ayat.m1n t1nd1d t.f th1 By"antin1 t1rrit. Sh1 was d1li7ht1d t.talk1d lik1 that and h.us1.u di6. (Quran !!"<$%& -n fa/t th1 2r. )1turnin7 t.rdan/1 with th1 t1rms .f th1 umra: d.f it:= sh1 r19li1d: =.f th1 m. who worship.minat1 th1 w.n him< first w1nt t.f it t. and the righteous from among the +elie.f Allah b1 u9.f his .n1 s.iously married or are .n7 aft1r this: th1 2r.rd b.r1d with 7r1at w1alth: sh1 as 7i61n a 7ift .t mak1 a hasty d1/isi.r and n11dy: 161n th.ut h. =F..r1 awar1 ab. *ut if you desire (llah and -is Messenger and the a+ode of the neCt world. d. 21rha9s this ayat s1r61d as a r1mind1r t. A'isha r1main1d tru1 t.had th. who are repentant.= H1 th1n r1/it1d th1s1 61rs1s? 7 5rophet.91d that Allah w.t di6. =-nd11d . if he di. aft1r th1y had mad1 hijrah t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . it ha991n1d that th1 ayahs .u7h sh1 had n.d1 .u ha61 br.u7ht .r H1r/lius f.n1 hundr1d th.rthwards t.f Allah: ha61 y. A'isha's r.e. /.nth was u9: th1 2r.= S.u: and His an71ls: %ibril and +ika'il: and Abu Bakr and .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . d.squ1 and /all1d . >n/1: wh1n th1 +uslims w1r1 fa6. d.r th1 r1st . aft1r talkin7 f.t l. -n a//. that his Lord will gi.unt .th1r wi61s.m9l1t1 all th1 rit1s .m1n: wh1r1as in +1dina th1 w.ers.n fr. and ' will make you content.n1y: and distall . him whi/h r1quir1d him t.f Allah b1 u9. who fast.f Allah b1 u9. /all th1m t.n7 aft1r th1 2r.out.usand Fhirhams.E= Aft1r a y1ar had 9ass1d f.n him< durin7 th1 m. br1ak y.f his 6isit t.n him< has n.r/1d any .f thr11 th.r1 s1ri.uld t1stify t.f th1 qualiti1s .and th1 b1li161rs ar1 with y.rld.ns b1f.in7 161rythin7 as th1 2r. whether they ha.n him< did it. then truly (llah has prepared an immense reward for those of you who do good.rds that .9ti.9h1t . who su+mit.f Allah b1 u9.es" 6'f you desire the life of this world and its adornments.9h1t .nsult y.w in +1//a th1 m1n t1nd1d t.f m1at with whi/h t.minat1 th1 m1n: whi/h is what th1 w.f his 6. -slam.th durin7 th1 lif1tim1 .ur fast5= =-f .w 2al1stin1 t.r/1d his wi61sE= Aft1r th1 m.f /h.r m.f th1 n18t w.f s19arati..d at th1 d.utt1r1d.9h1t s1nt an army . the angels will help him..9h1t .f Allah b1 u9.orces you. 0h1 trib1s /all1d .r1 h1r.f Allah b1 u9.ur 9ar1nts first.f Hudaybiyya: th1 +uslims tra61l1d t. and Ei+ril.uld ha61 d.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m9l1t1d. +1//a and th1y w1r1 abl1 t. and ' will release you with a fair release.r a whil1 l.nsult my 9ar1nts5= r19li1d A'isha.ri1s in what is n.

r1turn t.n7 last th1 +uslims w1r1 fr11 t.n +1//a at th1 h1ad .9h1t .u7hly d1f1at1d by th1 Hr11ks and d1/id1d t.f th1 m1n fr. -t was durin7 this hajj that th1 ayat in th1 . many y1ars /han71d 91.r th1 first tim1 in th1ir 1891ri1n/1: th1 +uslims a/tually .w1rin7 d.s1d him f. -t was this y1ar that /am1 t. A small 7r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f thirty th.f an army .f Allah b1 u9.id 7.ut f.ll.win7 th1ir alli1s t.n th1 9il7rima71 t.n t.9l1's h1arts: and many .m th1 hills: th1 +uslims w1r1 tak1n by sur9ris1 and many b17an t.f th1 san/tuary . had r1l1ntl1ssly . had all /. th.9 .f Allah b1 u9.rd1r trib1s: th1 +uslims r1turn1d t. Alth.w 1mbra/1d -slam as a r1sult.win7 y1ar: .f t1n th.int: th1 2r. 0abuk n.ut in th1 h1at .n1 .f Allah b1 u9.9h1t .n1d all .rd1r t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . th1ir . tw1l61 th.nfusi.r1d: and at l.f th1 battl1 . +1//a as s. 4h1n th1 1n1my sudd1nly atta/k1d at dawn: sh.f Khalid bin 4alid: th1 Hr11ks withdr1w th1 n18t day: and s. d.f th1 alli1s .f th1ir lar71 numb1rs rath1r than b1/aus1 .9l1 w1r1 /.w f1lt 7r1at sham1 and r17r1t.s1 wh.f f.n him< mar/h1d . As always: th1 m1r/y and f.rshi991rs.m s11in7 91. 0his n1arly 9r. li61d n1ar +1//a. 0h1 f.r s. b1 th1 +uslims' und.rdin7ly th1 2r.: th1y d1lib1rat1ly br.m 161r 1nt1rin7 th1 san/tuary .y1d all th1 9aintin7s that had b11n 9la/1d insid1 th1 Ka'ba by th1 id.n Allah.m th1 .usand m1n and mar/h1d .f Hunayn: th1 .siti.in7: f. -n d.w161r: n1ws /am1 that th1 trib1s . 0h1 2r.f th1 +uslims di1d as shahids .nly ab. him.wards th. S.f th1 91a/1 and r1j.ry.rshi991rs fr.rt: fi7htin7 6aliantly in th1 way .n him< and alth.n7 +uslims ralli1d r.ns': durin7 whi/h: at .n1 9.uraish mistak1nly b1li161d that th1 +uslims had b11n th.uran that f.n7: hard: h.f Allah b1 u9.in7 s.rbad1 th1 id.n had r1turn1d and th1 battl1 was w.n.n him< smash1d all th1 id.nqu1r1d it with hardly a dr.f tw.f Allah b1 u9.u9 st.ls and d1str.rth'1ast: fr. inst1ad: Abu Bakr . 0h.9l1 .t 7. 4h1n th1 n1ws .f th1m t.m th1 n.s1 wh. r1n1w th1ir .u7h sh1 was 9r17nant at th1 tim1: sh1 had arm1d h1rs1lf with a da771r t.in7 .n t.f th1 lat1 summ1r t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . A.9h1t .f bl.+uta: th1y f.wn t1rrit.r 91rs.l'w.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< l1d th1 9il7rims.utnumb1r1d th1 1n1my: .f th1 F1l17ati.9h1t b1/am1 s.f +1//a had b11n r1st.d firm with th1 2r.ns: th1 2r.wn as 'th1 G1ar . 0h1 san/tity . in +1//a as th1y 9l1as1d.n him<.wn arr.f +1//a a7ain w1r1 r161al1d@ th1y w1r1 mad1 9ubli/ durin7 th1 hajj by Ali ibn Abi 0alib .f th1 .n th1 1891diti. +1dina r1lati61ly uns/ath1d. had turn1d away in th1 initial 9ani/ and /. A//. F1s9it1 161ry.f th1 battl1 until th.m th1r1 w1r1 .n th1 9il7rima71 this y1ar: f. 18haust1d fr.9l1 as 9.usand +uslims.f th1 r1lian/1 .l w. battl1 with th1m.u7h th1r1 w1r1 .ur th.m th1 By"antin1 and 21rsian Dm9ir1s.m1 .m1 and 7. -n th1 midst .m was mm Sulaym bint +ilhan: th1 wif1 .r 91. b1 kn.nqu1r1d +1//a: sw1ll1d t. had mad1 w1ak 18/us1s in . +1dina: in tim1 f.9h1t .f th1 +uslims wh. us1 a7ainst th1 kafirun. Aft1r th1 battl1 .nly si8 hundr1d . 9l1d71 all17ian/1 t.n th1 day .61r th1 Arab lands t..r many . atta/k and kill s. th1 +uslims was fr.. +1dina fr.99. 9ray sittin7 d.9l1 that h1 had t.uraish wh. 7.und th1 2r. .r many .m all .. Aft1r a l.n as th1y had b11n r161al1d: s.f wh.k1 th1ir tr1aty that th1y had mad1 at Hudaybiiya: by all.mmitt1d murd1r f. that as many 91. fl11.f Hawa"in and 0haqif w1r1 9r19arin7 t. th1 ta/ti/s . had just 1mbra/1d -slam: mar/h1d t.wn.t mar/h: th1 +uslim army r1a/h1d 0abuk: and h1r1 th1y l1arn1d that th1 Hr11ks had r1tr1at1d ba/k t. A//.n1's f1ars: h1 /.n him< hims1lf did n. a6. th1 2r.usand m1n.s1 wh.f +1//a n.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< wh.uld h1ar th1m. was s1nt strai7ht fr.ntinu1d r1sistan/1 t.9h1t . th1 +uslims w1r1 abl1 t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n .99.usand by s.ur m1n wh. atta/k th1 +uslims.uraish: with th1 18/19ti.n/1rt1d 1ff.f th1 battl1: but thanks t.m +1dina t.rtunat1ly th1 str. /.und th1ms1l61s fa/in7 an army .9h1t: .i/in7: h.f th1m: th1ir /. 0h1 +uslim army that had /.61d t.ssibl1 w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f wh.r.nal r1as.f Abu 0alha. 1mbra/1 -slam and t. a 9la/1 /all1d Hunayn.rth and n.f Allah: turn1d th1 tid1 .rdin7ly: ha6in7 mad1 91a/1 tr1ati1s with all th1 b. . +1//a. Ha6in7 9ard.f th1 91.ws fr.m1 .nly /.f +uta finally r1a/h1d +1//a: th1 .d b1in7 s9ill1d. Ha6in7 h1ard that th1 Hr11ks w1r1 9r19arin7 a hu71 army .r7i61n1ss that h1 dis9lay1d t. A.min7 t. +any .usand.f th1m f1lt s1/ur1 b1/aus1 .

t sur9risin7: f.r th1 9il7rima71 dr1w n1ar: th1 2r.= +1anin7 A'isha.9h1t +uhammad . was 9r1s1nt was A'isha: .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< .u ha61.m1 th1 first tw.= And many .rds still rin7 in .n1 1ls1: but was wid.e completed My +lessing on you.n him< had 189r1ss1d an int1r1st in marryin7 h1r. +1dina in . str1n7th1n ti1s b1tw11n im9.ur 91.r h1r C.ns: may th1 bl1ssin7s and 91a/1 .= mar was startl1d and th1n r1ali"1d that it was th1 2r.m th1 2r.n1 want1d t.n1 aft1r an.m1n.rd1r t.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< w1nt t.9h1t . And . his . in .n him< ann. marry h1r: but th1y b.th d1/lin1d b1/aus1 th1y kn1w that th1 2r.m1 kn.i/1s fr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9. HD was . -t was an 18tra. w1r1 7ath1r1d ar.n him< t. it with him.f th1 f.61r/. 0h1 +uslims wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . w1r1 9r1s1nt 9ass1d . Am.n what has b1/.e perfected your deen for you and ha.w marri1d .m9ani.th1r: if th1y w.f his wi61s: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m: t.f th.f a w.usands . 1nsur1 that th1y all fulfill1d this 9arti/ular .f Arabia and j.n? =G1s: y. 1r1 n.f Arafa: h1 rais1d his 6. did n. th.un7: .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m it wa91rmissibl1 f.siti.n7st th1 91.9h1t . s.in1d him th1r1.m9ani. .f th1 .usands u9.in7 .n th.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 4h1n mar .n th.9h1t .n him< and ar.rd: ha61 .s1 wh.nal w. a//.r wid. th1 2r.r at its h1art was th1 2r. th.th1rs b1in7 Abu Hurairah: Abdullah ibn mar: and Anas ibn +alik.9h1t .m1 .w1d: .nstrat1 wh.s1 wh.rd1r t.f Allah b1 u9.m1 .th1r wi61s: usually t. marry: but ab.w1s t. 0his is n.s1 wh.r n1ar +1dina 1ith1r first tra61l1d t. (Quran %"2& -t was als.n th1m: and durin7 it th1 ayat .n th1 j.r 1ls1 tra61l1d t. +any .f th1s1 ar1 ab.f Allah b1 .n that 161ry +uslim .n him< marri1d s161ral . and ha.wn as 'th1 Aar1w1ll 2il7rima71' . mar ask1d b.ntinu1d: ri7ht u9 until t.rtant famili1s and trib1s: .f Allah b1 u9.f th.f Allah b1 u9.ur'an was r161al1d? 4his day ' ha.t 9r1s1nt: and s.n him< 7a61 his fam.f wh.us Aar1w1ll Khutba: wh. it has /.m 161ry 9art .rd.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .s1 w.e chosen 'slam for you as your deen.r a +uslim t.f Allah b1 u9.r th1 2r. By this marria71: th1 2r. -t was durin7 th1 /.th Abu Bakr and thman ibn Affan: .n him< was A'isha: f.f y.usands u9. +1//a fr.r/1d .61 all b1/aus1 all .uld ha61 l1arn1d. ri7htly 7uid1d khalifs aft1r his d1ath.usand hadiths: th1 . th1 th.und him .9l1 wh.urn1y t. had b11n un1891/t1dly di6.f Allah b1 u9.n1 in A'isha's 9.9h1t was askin7 f.s1st 3.f his wi61s w1r1 18/19ti.m this r1d hair1d lady.f his marria71 with A'isha that th1 2r.9h1t as fifty'si8.w1d wh1n sh1 as still 61ry y. r1li161 th1 hardshi9 .n/1 said: =C1arn s. a//.und him w1r1 his family and 3.r in .ur d11n fr.n /. 0h1y w1r1 marri1d just aft1r th1 battl1 .i/1 sli7htly and ask1d: =+y C.9l1 .rdinary 9il7rima71.f 6. /l1arly d1m.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .bli7ati.f 91rs.f th1 2r.nly s.r sh1 is . ha61 transmitt1d m.un/1d that h1 was 7.n th1 9lain .uld lik1 t. HA'SA bint (mar Hafsa: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: was th1 dau7ht1r .n1 . d.f Badr: wh1n Hafsa was ab.th1r hajj quit1 lik1 it: f.m1.n1 b1tt1r than thman and thman will marry .n him< str1n7th1n1d th1 ti1s b1tw11n tw.f +uslims wh.nal b1ha6i.wh1n th1 tim1 f.usands . w.r h1r hand in marria71.m all ar.n th1 hajj: and as a r1sult 161ry.9h1t ask1d all . +1//a: .m1 with d1li7ht.d1li61r1d th1 m1ssa715= And th. 4h1n h1 had finish1d s91akin7 t.urs1 .m9any him: t.m9any him .f th1 m.ut th1ir b1ha6i.und him answ1r1d his qu1sti. /.uld b1/.m1.ut s.ur 1ars and 1/h.r and hy7i1n1 whi/h .n that m1ssa71 t.t li61 in . wh.r1 than tw.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f his marria71 had b11n d1/r11d by Allah: and b1/aus1 all . Sh1 had b11n marri1d t. 0h1r1 n161r had b11n: and th1r1 n161r has b11n: and th1r1 n161r will b1: an.ns: th1 tw.9h1t .man wh.ld and th1 2r.9h1t smil1d: and said: =Hafsa will marry .ur h1arts all th1s1 /1nturi1s lat1r.r: th1 2r.f his /l.n1 b1tt1r than Hafsa. H1 was n.9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9. durin7 this hajj that th1 2r.day.f Sayyiduna mar ibn al Khattab.st intimat1 as91/ts .nly 1i7ht11n.f Allah b1 u9.ut tw1nty y1ars .9h1t .r t.m9lain ab.n1 .

f Allah5= h1 ask1d.n his wif1 r19li1d: =But it w.ak and w1nt dir1/tly t. =-s it tru1 that y.9h1t had marri1d A'isha.f what .r its a//ura/y by r1f1rrin7 t.rr.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< imm1diat1ly 9ut .r saf1k119in7: was th1n 7i61n by mar t.= 4h1r1u9. =G.9h1t .r th1 wh. say what sh1 th.th1r thirty f.9h1t .f Allah b1 u9.9h1t . all th1 .t5= sh1 answ1r1d.= =Ar1 y.u/h h1r.uld b1 s1nt t.shall s. Sh1 di1d in 4$ AH at th1 a71 .= S.uld n.k h1r ba/k aft1r %ibril had d1s/1nd1d and said t. 161n t. =0ak1 Hafsa ba/k.u7ht 9r.f th1 . S.r what h1 /.rds: and was n. .9h1t: in +1//a: and th1n: aft1r h1r d1ath in +1dina: s.r1 th1 2r.nn1/t1d t.ntinu1d: =And sh1 k19t aft1r m1 until sh1 mad m1 7i61 u9 mu/h .f th1 2r. thman ibn Affan . mar w1nt r.nd1r at y. th1 r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r 1i7ht y1ars: may Allah bl1ss him and 7rant him 91a/1 and li61d .uld b1/.k aft1r.man5= said mar wh.n him< wh.m sh1 b1/am1 /l. l.nt1nt t. th1 2r.9h1t t.f th1 n.r .un71st dau7ht1r .th1r /l.w ra9idly 189andin7 +uslim 1m9ir1: and it was th1 /. talk ba/k at him.y th1 6i/t. that th1y /. thr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n f. Hafsa li61d with th1 2r. did n.f Fhun Burayn: whi/h m1ans 'th1 9.9h1t di6. mar f. 0h1 writt1n /.ri1s and 189ansi.t all.m mar was r1lat1d in . Hafsa's m.= Cik1 A'isha: Hafsa m1m.w.w h1r t.w dust .r an.ubl1s that b1s1t th1 +uslim /.urth )i7htly 7uid1d Khalifs w1r1 als. was a fi1r/1 man wh.f th1 2r.m9ani.f th1 dau7ht1rs ..f th1 2r.u ar7uin7 with m1: w.u ar7u1 with th1 +1ss1n71r . him.ns: and whi/h was th1n 7i61n t.f th1 2r..th1r mar .us1.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< said: =. Sh1 fasts and 9rays and sh1 will b1 y.rtly b1f.w him t.ur'an by h1art. all th1 +uslims wh.9h1t in +1dina f.th. =. 4h1n thman 161ntually b1/am1 th1 khalif: h1 instru/t1d s161ral writt1n /. try and influ1n/1 Hafsa's b1ha6i. th1 main /1nt1rs . -t was b1/aus1 h1 marri1d tw..9y in Hafsa's k119in7 that was us1d: aft1r it had b11n m1ti/ul. . #A)*A% bint Khu+a!ma .ut t. was /.n him< that thman was 7i61n th1 titl1 . his dau7ht1r's h.ur wif1 in th1 Hard1n. =-nd11d .r thr. w. wh.f Allah b1 u9.n him< wh.u7h marria71.f th1 .u ha61 int1rf1r1d in 161rythin7.ur'an by h1art.f Allah b1 u9.ur y1ars aft1r his d1ath: witn1ssin7 with j.und t.= mar .t afraid t.f si8ty'thr11.f Allah until sh1 u9s1ts him f. and s.d.ur'an and t.f Allah and his wi61s5= Sayiduna mar wh1n r1latin7 this in/id1nt: /.t 1891/t his wi61s t. Hafsa: lik1 A'isha with wh.9y .9i1s .ur/1s say that th1 2r.s1 fri1nds: was n161r at a l.s1st 3. +ay Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r. 6isit mm Salama: t.9h1t .n Abu Bakr's instru/ti. /hastis1 h1r f.f mar: Hafsa.9h1t thr. /.f Badr: h1 had marri1d mm Khulthum: als.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . th1 dau7ht1r .u did su/h and su/h.r w.f th1 2r. Hafsa t.9h1t.w th1 tr.m1 s.9h1t: sh.f Abu Bakr: A'isha and t. mar was just ab..rd1r t.n his h1ad..th1r writt1n r1/.mmunity aft1r th1 murd1r .ns . all.ri"1d th1 1ntir1 . >n1 day: whil1 s91akin7 t.l1 day.f th1 .ss1ss.f th1 .= Sh1 r19li1d.u n.u7h h1r. 0h1n th1 2r. =4hy n. ar7u1 with th1 2r.ur'an t.f -slam und1r h1r fath1r's 7uidan/1: and with s.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< marri1d )uqayya: th1n dau7ht1r . him.m1 th1 third and f.u7ht.think . And Ali ibn Abi 0alib ..nsid1r1d w1r1 bad mann1rs: wh1n th1 2r. th1 dau7ht1r .f thman.k1n wh1n this ha991n1d and b17an t.r/1d Hafsa with a sin7l1 di6.n his /l.rds .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< had marri1d Aatima: th1 y.91r.ur'an whi/h was r1/.uld b1 b1tt1r if y.r/1 and that mar was h1art br. li7hts'.f tw. =G.u: -bn Khattab:= sh1 said: aft1r sh1 had list1n1d t.n .t. th1 dau7ht1r .n aft1r th1 battl1 .n him< /am1 int. 4ill y.rd1d by Zayd ibn 0habit .w int1rf1r1 b1tw11n th1 +1ss1n71r . kn1w th1 .usly /h1/k1d f.ur dau7ht1r k119s ar7uin7 with th1 +1ss1n71r .ss f.m and w.f Allah b1 u9. 0w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . b1 mad1 s.

Abyssinia: Abdal Asad and mm Salama had r1/1i61d th1 2r.y. . 71n1r. s.w161r: s.n aft1r his marria71 t.ut .w. F> y.ld and sh1 was thirty y1ars .th h1r husband and h1r s.m him.n and w1 ha61 a ri7htful /laim .ut t.ur dau7ht1r.t t.u t.9h1t . +1//a: b1li16in7 that th1 situati. b1tak1n away fr.m my husband's trib1: th1 Banu Abdul Asad: saw th1m takin7 b.n w1r1 9art1d fr.9h1t .unds h1 had r1/1i61d whil1 fi7htin7 at th1 battl1 .ur husband if y.m1 m1n fr.ut t.t wh1r1 this tra71dy had .u fr11 this w.9h1t's 91rmissi.u7h y.u may b1 fr11 t.n t. and j.m t1ars: if .n.m th1 w.n fr.u7h n. until .uld .sity .t with ra71? =B.61d: th1y had f.9h1t .m m1@ and my .nths aft1r h1r marria71: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: and alth. 9.u ha61 n.had n.ns: until at last th1y said t.99in7 .man5 G.ur s. stay with th1m. d1sir1 t.in7 thr. +1dina: but this 9r.n 161ry day and sat at th1 s9. Sudd1nly: in th1 s9a/1 .r anythin7..9l1 r1ali"1d what .61r y.n .w /.f +1//a: h. had tri1d t.' But h.m h1r.d: in +1//a am.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .u9 . immi7rat1 t.Zaynab bint Khu"ayma: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: was marri1d t. r1turn my s. my trib1 and said: '4hy d.f.r9hans and th1 9.n.u 1891/t us t.w1r . =. H1 is .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f th1 2. ..my husband< d1/id1d t. mm Salama and Abdal Asad had b11n am. B1f.f hud. H1 w1nt t. Sh1 di1d .f Allah b1 u9. it and 9ut my s.61r9.k th1 l1ad and w1nt strai7ht ah1ad with.n l1ft b1hind in +1//a5 =S. th1 2r.sal and marri1d h1r.m m1.r a y1ar . Aft1r sh1 had b11n mad1 a wid.urs1lf: y. 0h1y a99r.ut1d.wn ab. 0h1y had suff1r1d at th1 hands .ff1r1d h1rs1lf in marria71 t. Ar.w1nt .day: th1r1 will b1 many wh.t1/ti.a/h1d th1 Banu Abdul Asad .th m1 and my /hild and b1/am1 h.ntinu1d lik1 this f.r +1dina: h1 9r19ar1d a /am1l f.r m1: lift1d m1 u9 . -n th1 w.w /.n't y.uraish wh.u wish. b1 as 1asy as th1y mi7ht ha61 ima7in1d.k him by his arm and 9ull1d him away fr.n .m th1 Banu mayya 9ass1d by and saw my /.n1 day a man fr.rds .j.r/1 th1m t.w wh1n h1r husband was martyr1d at Badr: sh1 .n him< in 4 AH at th1 a71 .ut at n.f th1 +uslim /.61d n.n him< wh.win7 anythin7 .us t.ld .n th1 b.f Allah b1 u9.n7 th1 Banu Abdul Asad5 H.f mm Salama? =4h1n Abu Salama .n: 9art .r waitin7 f.uld . all.was 7. my husband? =Alth. h1r 71n1r.m1 m1n fr. th1ir 1m.r that sh1 /am1 t.n th1 Cast Fay. m1.m my trib1: th1 Banu +ahkh"um: st.m us5' 0h1y th1n 7rabb1d h. l1a61 f. m1: 'H.nt. d..r/1d m1 t.r1 w1 w1r1 .n7 th1 first 91.in y.n Salama .//urr1d. r1main .f a f1w minut1s: . . r1a/h th1 9la/1 ... a//19t1d h1r 9r.t kn.' H1 w1nt .f th1 +uslims had im9r.m th1 day that my husband and my s. will t1stify t.ut st.ur wif1.n him< in )amadan: 4 AH: s.n1.mmunity in +1//a.ut h1r t.rs1. 1mbra/1 -slam in th1 1arly days .wn trib1 had .f Allah b1 u9.n7 th1 first 7r.m1nts and w119 until ni7htfall. 4h1n th1y had r1turn1d t. f.ti. )ath1r than r1turn t. th1 2r. Zaynab bint Khu"ayma was s.wards +1dina by hims1lf@ his trib1 had snat/h1d away my s.ft1n th1ir h1arts and a991alin7 t.w y.und inst1ad that if anythin7 it was w.f +uslims t.f th1 . what y.ld.f tw1nty nin1: aft1r h1r first husband: Abdullah ibn Abdul Asad: had di1d fr.n my b1half and 91rsuad1d th1m t.r s.t aband. s11k r1fu71 und1r th1 9r.m m1: .n t.wn as th1 '+. Sh1 is .u7h and th1ir h1arts w1nt .s1 t1rrifyin7 m.w1r1 t.' S. (MM SA.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .t a 7r1at d1al is kn.in my husband in +1dina: and l1a61 my s. '41 shall n.nly 1i7ht m. Hafsa wh1n h1 was fifty'si8 y1ars .f th1 B17us in Abyssinia. aband. S./.m an7uish: and my 1y1s fr11 fr.9.n lik1 this: tryin7 t.AMA HI*D bint Abi (ma!!a mm Salama Hind bint Abi mayya: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: was marri1d t.u ha61 /aus1d b. +y husband h1ad1d .: by AllahE' 0h1y sh.r1main fr11 fr.. th1y t. b1 kn.f my .r'.wn fl1sh and bl.th1r .m1 91.w1r1d m1 and f.uld r1m1mb1r th.61r him.u lik1 with y.nditi. th1 2r.und mys1lf all al.f hijrah n..f him and snat/h1d m1 away fr.991d us and said t.f my littl1 s.n th1ir n1w faith: and had b11n am. tak1 h1r away fr.n my la9.9l1 t. +y husband th1n t.

=> Allah: 7rant f. a tr11 and t1th1r it.m1thin7 mi7ht ha991n that w. Him w1 r1turnE' and th1n h1 sh.am afraid that y.u an7ry and /aus1 Allah t. h1r: =.und and h1ad1d ba/k t.f l.f Allah b1 u9.f s19arati. tr1atm1nt: but th1n his w.u7ht bra61ly.n . S.u 7.nly G.rlds@ mak1 his 7ra61 s9a/i.m +1//a< wh1n . => C. tra61l with m1: f.ha61 n161r m1t an Arab m.uld 71t th1 /am1l r1ady a7ain and th1n l1ad us .n my la9: and s1t . r1s9.9h1t .am a w.. . 0h1y w1r1 9r1s1nt wh1n th1 2r.m1t thman ibn 0alha .w1d: th1y w1r1 always n1ar th1 h1art .uld say: '> C.t 1mbra/1 -slam until th1 3. h1rs1lf: =4hat +uslim is b1tt1r than Abu Salama wh.m Allah and sur1ly t.n1: .nd w1ll t.k aft1r h1r and th1m. mil1s fr.k th1 r1ins .f Allah b1 u9.f +1//a<.rnin7 th1 2r. 4h1n w1 had r1st1d: h1 w.uld mak1 my /am1l kn11l d.m1thin7 b1tt1r than it in r1turn: whi/h .' H1 th1n t.n . th1 Banu Amr ibn Awf: h1 said: 'G. 0h1r1 was n.m9ani. => +1ss1n71r . >n/1 whil1 mm Salama was nursin7 him: h1 said t.= >n/1 a7ain mm Salama was al.u: th1 D8alt1d th1 +i7hty: /an 7i61.'= Abu Salama r1main1d si/k in b1d f. +1//a. >n1 m.u until y. '.m Allah and sur1ly t.u: th1 D8alt1d and +i7hty: /an 7i61.u7ht t.n1 t. 0h1n th1 2r.n: mm Salama and h1r s.ld h1r whil1 sh1 was l.n a7ainst th1 Banu Abdul Asad: and aft1r that th1y r1fus1d t. my husband in +1dina.us and n.d . 0h1n h1 w.r . l.f mm Salama's situati.r him and fill it with li7ht.n and 7i61 m1 s.9. h1r: but sh1 r1fus1d.am a .r1 71n1r.s1d marria71 t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .t l1a61 y.nths . ar1 n1ar t. m1.m1 fr.. 4h1n161r w1 r1a/h1d a r1stin7'9la/1: h1 w.9h1t .w sh1 had n.n and 7i61 m1 s.nly G.uld find s.' 'And isn't th1r1 any. 4h1n w1 r1a/h1d a 6illa71 n1ar .m1 fr.y h1r1. 0his h1 did 161ry day until w1 r1a/h1d +1dina.m1thin7 in m1 that will mak1 y.n and th1n rais1d th1m in 9ray1r.rd . 1mi7rat1 t.n1 7.f his d1ad 3.n: and wh1n h1r idda 91ri.w161r: h1 was badly w.in7: Bint Zad ar )akib5' h1 ask1d.just had just r1a/h1d 0an'im .n .uld say what Allah has /.w1d: '. say? '-nna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'unE' 'Sur1ly w1 /.: by Allah: 18/19t Allah and my littl1 b.s1 wh.m +1//a: and at th1 battl1 .f Allah.man wh.n1 /hild: but s161ral. is 18tr1m1ly j1al. is alr1ady ad6an/1d in a71@ and .mmunity .n7in7 t.ur way.61r: Abu Bakr 9r.will n.n1 t.f his family at all tim1s@ f.n w1r1 r1unit1d with Abu Salama: and in th1 n18t f1w y1ars that f. .f hud: h.n .ut in th1 dir1/ti.9h1t .m1thin7 b1tt1r than it in r1turn: whi/h . At first his w.kin7 aft1r him: sh1 r191at1d th1 dua'a that h1 had r1m1mb1r1d? =-nna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji'unE= =Sur1ly w1 /.s1d th1 1y1s .imm1diat1ly 9r19ar1d my /am1l: 9la/1d my s.us and .ll.f Allah:= mm Salama r19li1d: =. G.m +1dina<: b1l.' 0h1n h1 turn1d r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .am 7.f Allah5= All th1 +uslims in +1dina w1r1 awar1 .was afraid that s.n him< hims1lf ask1d f. )1/allin7 what h1r husband had t.f Badr Abu Salama f.n him< and Abu Bakr .3 mil1s fr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .nly n.wn: wait until .f Allah b1 u9..r h1r hand in marria71.91n1d aft1r an 1891diti. Dnt1r it with th1 bl1ssin7s .9h1t /l. 9unish m1@ .und1d.m1.f Allah b1 u9.f my /am1l and l1d us .f th1 w.nths and t1n days w1r1 . h1al and h1 r1main1d b1dridd1n.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< arri61d saf1ly fr.r7i61n1ss t.u will s11 s..' 'By Allah:' h1 6.ut tw.n/1 h1ard th1 +1ss1n71r . marry him: but a7ain sh1 r1fus1d. At th1 battl1 .n7 th.in7 t.am a w.r7i61 us and him: > C.t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .unt1d and th1n l1ad th1 /am1l t.m r1a/hin7 my husband.f a diff1r1nt tr11 t. 4ith his bl1ss1d hands: th1 2r.r my affli/ti. ='41r1 ar1 y./.H1 as in /har71 .kin7 aft1r th1 Ka'ba: but did n.in +1//a until .n71r than usual: and whil1 th1 2r. Amin.unds r1 .= 0hus aft1r many diffi/ult m.= 0h1n sh1 th. Him w1 r1turnE= sh1 r191at1d.rd: r1ward m1 f.r s161ral days.ha61 thr11 main /hara/t1risti/s? .man wh.rd: r1ward m1 f.9 m1 fr.in7 with y.ur m.u@ tak1 /har71 .n him< /am1 t.mmand1d him t.f +1dina. 0h1 6isit was l.9h1t was still at his b1dsid1: Abu Salama di1d.ur way.n him< that wh1n161r a /alamity affli/ts any.uld d1lay m1 .win7 +uslim /.bl1 than h1. . s11 him.n1 h1 sh. th1 +1ss1n71r .u5' 'B. By Allah: .us f..u r1a/h +1dina. and r1st in th1 shad1 .und a991ar1d t.f +1dina al +unawarra.f f.f Allah .r st.uld 7.s1 family was th1 first t. 0h1n mar ask1d h1r t.had dism.f th1 7r.ab.nqu1st . Abu Salama@ 1l16at1 him am.r my affli/ti.uba .ur husband is in this 6illa71.

f 1i7hty f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.f mm Salama and 7a61 h1r b1tt1r than Abu Salama.f Salama: but als. 7rands.= Sh1 als. >n/1 Zaynab /am1 in whil1 th1 2r.ld m1 wh.n him< l. As f. b1/am1 th1 '+. th1 /ir/l1 . it r1ally was.n th1ir .f th1 battl1 .= =As f.ns and said: =may th1 m1r/y and bl1ssin7s . mm Salama was marri1d t.9h1t .us. this marria71: many .f Ham"a: th1 martyr1d un/l1 . has many /hildr1n.ur: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: and Abu Hurairah said th1 fun1ral 9ray1r .n him< f. Sh1 /.n: th1 2r.r1 than .n: mm Salama was n.f th1 H. A'isha said: =4h1n th1 +1ss1n71r . >n m.uthfuln1ss 161n int.f Allah .ur j1al.saw h1r and sh1 was 161n m.f th1 2r.ns? Hudaybiyya: Khaybar: th1 3.n61rsati.t .n Salama lat1r marri1d mama: th1 dau7ht1r .ur dau7ht1r ar1 am.9h1t's answ1r1d 1as1d h1r h1art: and s.9h1t.f Allah b1 u9.st1r /hildr1n .n him< with h1r dau7ht1r Zaynab wh1n Aatima /am1 with al Hasan and al Husayn.w.f th1ir famili1s: inst1ad .k1d at h1r and ask1d t1nd1rly: =4hy ar1 y.n7 tim1: .f th1 +1ss1n71r .f h1r tim1.u kn.n y.nly wif1 t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t was bathin7 and h1 s9lash1d wat1r in h1r fa/1.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t's 18am9l1: marryin7 wid.f th1 B1li161rs' ' mm al +uminin'.9h1t: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m: until sh1 di1d in #1 AH: at th1 a71 .f th1 3.9h1t . us.th1r wi61s .= 0h1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.u.us1.9l1 . 1r1 th1 f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.n him< and b1/.r h1r f. Cik1 A'isha and Hafsa: mm Salama l1arn1d th1 wh. >n/1 sh1 was with th1 2r.f Allah .wn f. Allah th1 Almi7hty t. that was5= and sh1 r19li1d that it was a man /all1d Fihya al Khalbi.r y.f Allah: y. =By Allah:= said mm Salama: =.l1 .r1 b1autiful than h1r d1s/ri9ti.m1 f.f +1//a: th1 si171 .f th1 2r.ll.rm? -t has b11n r1lat1d by Salman that %ibril /am1 t. Allah and His +1ss1n71r.n7 t.f1lt 61ry unha99y wh1n h1 m1nti.u and y.und in th1 fa/t that sh1 was 91rmitt1d t. th1 +1ss1n71r .r h1r k11n int1lli71n/1.utli6in7 all th1 .n him< marri1d mm Salama: .th1r .f h1r hi7h stati.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Aft1r %ibril had l1ft: th1 2r.ur many /hildr1n: th1y b1l.61r h1r.didn't think it was any.ur a71: .usy:= answ1r1d th1 2r.r a l.ld a71.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9. . y.m y.u sin7l1d th1m . th1y w1r1 marri1d in Shawwal: 4 AH: and s. th1 2r.f his 1891diti.f Allah b1 u9.n.9ray t.nqu1st .ut and l1ft m1 and my dau7ht1rE= H1 said: =G.ws and th1r1by brin7in7 th1m and th1ir /hildr1n int.f 0a'if: th1 1891diti. it was that Allah answ1r1d th1 9ray1r .u: 21.f Allah .w1d th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f hud: and thanks t.t th1 .ns f. ha61 b11n wid. h1r .man wh. mm Salama was n.ri.f Allah b1 u9.n .ld1r than y.f Allah . H1 is 2rais1w.n him< ask1d h1r ad6i/1 in tri/ky situati.us1. fr.f Allah b1 u9. mm Salama: =F.w1d as a r1sult .st int1lli71nt w.ns.9h1t .r y. . tak1 it away fr.n1 1ls1 until th1 +1ss1n71r . H1r s.= mm Salama b17an t.r y.m9ani.9h1t: =.f th1 m. li61 f.r s161n y1ars until his d1ath in 1* AH and a//. w119 and th1 +1ss1n71r .ntinu1d t.m that day .f th1 2r.n him< t.//asi.m9ani1d him . Aft1rwards fa/1 r1tain1d its y.f th1 H.n1 .n him< whil1 mm Salama was with him: and had a /.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .wn.f l1a6in7 th1m t.u w119in75= Sh1 r19li1d: => +1ss1n71r .ur /hildr1n? Salama: mar: Zaynab: and Furra wh.wait1d until .n1 .ur'an by h1art: and an indi/ati.9h1t .f Allah .= Sh1 was als.w wh. H1 1mbra/1d his tw.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n with him.rthy: Hl.am . Ar.n with Allah /an b1 f.9l1 . s11 th1 an71l %ibril in human f.th1r .f th1 .9h1t.n many .n him< said t.u.n1d h1r b1auty t.n7 th1 21.m a 61ry n.nly th1 m. had a h.m1n .m1 ..= H1r dau7ht1r Zaynab 7r1w u9 in th1 /ar1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . As f. stru77l1 .bl1 family and kn.n a7ainst Hawa"in and 0haqif: and th1 Aar1w1ll Hajj.

n him< in th1 days b1f. l.f th1 m.9h1t was fifty'1i7ht: but .th1r r1fus1d: but th1n th1 f.9h1t +uhammad .s1d mat/h: and Zaynab r1ali"1d that th1r1 was n.n/1: but is n.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r1: by marryin7 Zaynab: th1 2r.r/1 t. 161ntually marry a man with th1 sam1 hi7h s. his 9.f 1i7ht.f his 7rands.er diso+eys (llah and -is Messenger has most clearly gone astray.th1r mayma b1in7 th1 dau7ht1r .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9. h.m9atibility.u9l1: and that th1ir marria71 w. his wif1 and t.wry f.nly aft1r h1r 91r6i.mm. -n d.n is 91rmitt1d t.f Allah: that matt1r1d. to ha. b1 .n b1f.t r17ard1d in th1 sam1 li7ht as a natural s. /. when a matter has +een decided +y (llah and -is Messenger. (Quran 22"2!& 4h1n Zayd: wh. th1 marria71: th1 2r.nd d.uld n.61r: Zaynab had want1d t.u7h a fath1r may n161r marry a w.m1 th1ir in/. Zaynab bint %ahsh was th1 2r.9t1d s.r h1r status in th1 1y1s .n him< in ! AH: wh1n sh1 was thirty'fi61 and th1 2r.9t1d s.nly a fr11d sla61.f th1 . 0h1 marria71: h.ll.: h1 d1m.9.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t +uhammad . in th1ir 1y1s was . 0h1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.st r1s91/t1d l1ad1rs .9h1t +uhammad .9t1d s.6idin7 a hands.n1 . 0h1 2r. that . had als.uld lik1 t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Aurth1rm.9h1t hims1lf: had 1nd1d in di6.man wh.f -slam.f Allah b1 u9. marry a y.f th1 n.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< wh.k 9la/1.t h1 w.n/1: and alth.ld as a sla61 t. a n19h1w .w u9: and th.n t.m his natural s.t a su//1ss.m and ad.ld . -n turn: Khadijah had 7i61n him t.th Zaynab and Zayd w1r1 th1 b1st .us marria71: whi/h had b11n arran71d by th1 2r.r n.s1 ba/k7r. 0h1 2r.#A)*A% bint Jahsh Zaynab bint %ahsh: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: marri1d th1 2r.9l1.n .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .t wh.uld mak1 a 7.61d Allah and His +1ss1n71r: th1y w1r1 61ry diff1r1nt and in th1 1nd th1y /.9h1t +uhammad: th1r1 was mu/h f. diff1r1n/1 b1tw11n what th1 2r.m1 d.: whil1 h1 was ali61: had 1nsur1d th1 saf1ty .n: and that alth.ld: and sh1 was thirty'fi61 y1ars .ing man or a +elie.rs w1r1: but rath1r th1ir standin7 in th1 si7ht . Alth.n him< was w1ll awar1 that it is a 91rs.r1 th1 r161lati.f th1 int1r'tribal wars that had b11n /.n him< th1n was .in7 s.f th1 2r.t .m it.rd1r1d by Allah t.f Zaynab bint %ahsh.n: at th1 a71 .f Allah b1 u9.wn s.9h1t .win7 ayat was r161al1d? 't is not for a +elie.f an ad. At first b. th1ir an/1st.min7 . marry th1 2r. As with all th1 marria71s .nstrat1 that it was n. marry Zaynab bint %ahsh: whil1 h1 did in ! AH: wh1n h1 was fifty'1i7ht y1ars .n is n.9h1t 9r.f Allah b1 u9.th a7r11d t.n1 1891/t1d h1r t.f th1 91. +.siti.r/1./k1d at th1 id1a .r all th1 +uslims t.f 91.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . was .e any say in their decision= and whoe. had 7i61n Zayd t.n him< had wat/h1d b.ut th1 9r.r /.r/1d: th1 fath1r .n: thanks t.n1r whil1 h1 was still a /hild durin7 . f1ar Allah: in th1 1nd th1 di6.w161r: was n.f Allah that is im9.bl1st famili1s .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Zayd had b11n tak1n 9ris.f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 4h1n th1 2r. h1r as a 7ift.usins t. l1arn fr.u7ht th1y w.n has marri1d and th1n di6.u7h b.f Allah b1 u9.ur'an had b17un: and th1 2r.f th1 .n Zayd's b1half.r Zaynab .n him< ask1d f.r1. Zayd ask1d th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .usin: h1r m.n him< had 7i61n him his fr11d.9h1t .9h1t's 91rmissi. that ad.f Abdul +uttalib: +uhammad's 7randfath1r: wh..9h1t .nstrat1d b1y.ing woman.u7h h1 was /.f Allah b1 u9.f Khadijah .n1 .n as .d /.r h1r hand . marry a w.nfirm1d that it is 91rmissibl1 f.uraish.9h1t . th1 2r.m .th Zayd and Zaynab 7r.9t1d him as his .9h1t want1d and what Allah want1d: th1y b.r1 than .un7 man /all1d Zayd ibn Harith: wh.n.n b1half .ubt that in -slam an ad.uld d1m.uns1l1d t.9h1t .61r/. had mis7i6in7s ab. 0hus Zaynab bint %ahsh /am1 fr.rtant: rath1r than his .und was 61ry diff1r1nt t. di6.n him< hims1lf and in fa/t h1 had alr1ady b11n ask1d by h1r family wh1th1r .9h1t .f Zayd: Zaynab had h1r family w1r1 sh.f h1r marryin7 a man wh.th sh1 and h1r br. marry h1r.ld.n1 . l. H1 want1d h1r t. marry: and : at th1 sam1 tim1: Zaynab was 7i61n h1r h1art's d1sir1 t.r/1 Zaynab m.r1 th1 /.9l1: wh./ial status. H1 had b11n s.n him< als.n71r: marri1d t.n's standin7 in th1 1y1s ..9h1t +uhammad's /.uraish: and 161ry.man wh.nt.

Sh1 9rays: and wh1n sh1 l. th1 .9h1t wh.u sh.= A'isha als.9h1t /han71d h1r nam1 fr.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t . th1 B1st .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t said: = nti1 it. (llah has knowledge of all things. Whether you make something known or conceal it.f 9.n.man wh.ll. is humbl1 and 1arn1st in 9ray1r.f Allah b1 u9.squ1 and f. m1asur1 1a/h . b1 s1nt d.f his wi61s t. 9ur1 as Zaynab: s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 4hat is purer for your hearts and their hearts.991d what sh1 was d.n him< 1nt1r1d th1 m.n .n/1 th1 2r.th1r nin1 y1ars aft1r his d1ath: dyin7 at th1 a71 .f Zaynab that was th1 l. S.f h1r t. 2ray as l.n7 y.ha61 n161r s11n a w.9h1t .n71st: b1/aus1 sh1 us1d t.= 0h1 +1ss1n71r .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 'f you do that.wn.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 0h1 +1ss1n71r .n71st: and it was th1 hand .st 71n1r.9l1 dir1/tly: and s. th1 9.n7 y.us t. thank Allah.r an.ur'an t.n1st.in7 and 9ray1d t.9h1t .es for something. in6it1 th1 91.nstantly imm1rs1d in th1 w.es after him. not waiting for the food to +e prepared.int that th1 2r.f it. did n.= A'isha add1d: =0h1y us1 t. is full .n1 wh.u l. (llah and -is angels pray +lessings of the 5rophet.wn b1tw11n tw.d n1ws.lds .= A man said: =+1ss1n71r .n that sh1 w. When you ask his wi.dni7ht t.erything.f Allah b1 u9. .intin7 . (Quran 22"%2$%!& Zaynab was a w.th1r wi61s: =Sh1 is th1 m.m Barra t. *ut (llah is not reticent with the truth. /riti/i"1 91.d n1ws5= and h1 r1/it1d th1 ayat that h1 had r1/1i61d. 4h1n Zaynab h1ard th1 n1ws: sh1 st.= -t has b11n r1lat1d by A'isha that th1 2r. 0h1 2r.er to marry his wi.uld b1 th1 first .f fifty: in 2* AH: and thus fulfillin7 th1 2r.th1r ayat .f .er.d' . it causes in?ury to the 5rophet though he is too reticent to tell you. h1 wait1d 9ati1ntly until th1y l1ft.f Allah .us am. his . h1 said: =4hat is this5= H1 was t.f 9ray1r.s1s /.n/1 said t. m1n r1main1d th1r1 aft1r th1 m1al /hattin7.wn as =0h1 Ayat .mmand t.n/1ntrati.ld h1r th1 7. 4here is no +lame on them regarding their fathers or their sons or their +rothers or their +rothers6 s sons or their sisters6 s sons or their women or those their right hands own. -owe.ld: =-t is f.ut and said 7. has th1 l. Aft1rwards: sh1 was f.n: h1 smil1d and said: =4h.win7 ayat whi/h is kn.n him< sa/rifi/1d a sh119 and th1n /.= At this tim1 th1 2r. s11 wh. said that Zaynab: =.n7 as y.9h1t said: wh1n s91akin7 .m1 tir1d: y.n1 wh. -t is r1lat1d by Anas ibn +alik that .f Allah b1 u9.e> /o not go into the 5rophet6s rooms eCcept after +eing gi. m1n w1r1 still th1r1 /hattin7. -t was 61ry hard .ut that h1r marria71 had b11n arran71d by Allah. 9artak1 .man s. when you are called.nd .e fear of (llah. Zaynab.//asi.9h1t .f th1 9illars: and s.marri1d t.en permission to come and eat.r: and ind11d th1 2r.9l1 t. -a. Zaynab's w1ddin7 f1ast was als..f Hijab=? 7 you who +elie.n him< ..n him< f. his wi61s: =0h1 .f Allah.n him< r1/1i61d th1 /.er e. 't is not for you to cause in?ury to the Messenger of (llah nor e. Aft1r h1 had r1/1i61d th1 r161lati.what sh1 1arn1d< in /harity.th1r wi61s and th1n /am1 ba/k and th1 tw.s1 /. 7 you who +elie.n/1ntrati.r Zaynab.u will m11t m1 a7ain th1 s.nt...r f11ls tir1d: sh1 h.f Allah b1 u9. it.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .th1r's hands t. his .r an. 47 do that would +e something dreadful in the sight of (llah. 0h1 +1ss1n71r . -t was at this 9.n1 wh. di1 aft1him.n th1 2r.n .n71st hands am.s1 as l. H.u f11l fr1sh: but wh1n y.e eaten.rk by hand and 7i61 away .m1 say that it was Zayd hims1lf wh.91 han7in7 d.uld st. then disperse.. Aft1r th1y had 1at1n: tw.u.f 3r1ati. (llah is witness o.wn th1 f.rshi9 . and 7i61 Zaynab th1 7.r si8 y1ars: and li61d f. 0h1n Allah s1nt d. marry Zaynab whil1 h1 was with A'isha.f Allah said t.mmand1d his s1r6ant: Anas: t.f Allah w1nt . mar: =Zaynab bint %ahsh is .r b1/. w. t. ask them from +ehind a screen. was /.n f.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< was with th1 2r. then go in and when you ha.r1 h1r: was 61ry 71n1r.9h1t's indi/ati. will 7.f Allah: what is that5= H1 said: =0h1 .e> 5ray +lessings on him and ask for peace for him.9.= Zaynab bint %ahsh . and do not remain wanting to chat together.t lik1 t. Zaynab bint %ahsh: lik1 Zaynab bint Khu"ayma b1f.und a r.

m an i7n.= S161ral y1ars aft1r th1 2r.n him< was thinkin7 .f th1ir r1/1nt d1f1at r1m. s11 th1 2r. +1dina with th1ir b.bl1 lin1a71: th1 2r.1s: th1 21rsian Dm91r.. s.th1r: sh1 nam1d all th1 9.ld h1r t.9l1 wh.n . truthful: s.uld h1l9 t. h1r 91.r h1r saf1 r1l1as1.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . marry him: and sh1 imm1diat1ly a//19t1d.61d: s.rbitant rans.w th1 in laws .uld n. s11 what was l1ft. th1 +uslims as a r1sult . w1r1 swiftly d1f1at1d aft1r th1 2r.n7st th.n1 .uld b1 abl1 t.r 91. att1nti61 t.f %uwayriyya: =kn. /haritabl1: and thus s.f1arin7: s. Zaynab bint %ahsh: and as a r1sult .f Allah b1 u9.u7ht f. l. was m.n .f .r: f1ll int.9in7 that h1 w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .. 9arti1s had b11n annihilat1d. mu/h m.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . was th1 /hi1f .f a bl1ssin7 t.f Allah b1 u9.ntinu1d until .r: and with th1 humiliati.Harith %uwayriyya bint Harith: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: marri1d th1 2r. 1mbark . /l. J(WA)-I))A bint a". By marryin7 %uwayriyya: th1 Banu +ustaliq w. S11in7 h. >n1 aft1r an.f n.us: s.u7h %uwayriyya was y.ty that had b11n tak1n fr.m f. 1nt1r -slam with h.r it@ but: b1/aus1 sh1 b1li161d s.'and's.f 3h. All that r1main1d .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .t k11n .f Allah b1 u9.n as th1 marria71 was ann.man wh.ld h1r maids1r6ant t.9h1t .9h1t wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .: namin7 .n7 aft1r his marria71 t.uld n161r witn1ss su/h a lar71 distributi.f Allah b1 u9.r1 .n.sr.n1 m. %uwayriyya.f th1 2r.w b1autiful sh1 was: A'isha was n.9l1 .uld ha61 /. w.ld and sh1 was tw1nty: n.ld was 1i7hty dinars: and this sh1 a//19t1d as h1r shar1: thankin7 Allah f. that it w.9h1t was fifty'1i7ht y1ars . family ti1s: s.n: sh1 ask1d Allah that sh1 w.9h1t.m th1 Banu +ustaliq was r1turn1d: and all th1 /a9ti61s w1r1 s1t fr11: f. By th1 tim1 a y1ar had 9ass1d: wh1n mar a7ain /am1 t.n him< /han71d h1r nam1 was Barra t.n him< and was tak1n t. -t has b11n r1lat1d by %uwayriyya that 1arly . 0h1 imm1ns1 tr1asur1s .n him< had di1d: wh1n mar was th1 khalif: 7r1at w1alth /am1 t.n a war .9h1t's sur9ris1 atta/k. Aft1r th1 +uslims had r1turn1d t.f h.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with him< s1nt Zaynab a 9il1 .= Aft1r th1y w1r1 marri1d: th1 2r. him whil1 h1 was with A'isha.f th1 Banu +ustaliq.f it t.r a m. Aft1r sh1 had finish1d s91akin7: th1 2r.r sh1 had alr1ady 9ass1d away: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r.f 7.9h1t +uhammad .bl1 fat1.f th1 tw.w .u what w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 71n1r.9h1t . But sh1 91rsist1d: and 161ntually sh1 was 91rmitt1d t.n/1 said .f 61n71an/1 that w.f w1alth a7ain.ld as h1r shar1 .n71r b1 f1lt n1/1ssary by th1m t. Sh1 was afraid that .n1y am. 0h1n sh1 t.uld b1 b1tt1r than this5= H1 th1n ask1d h1r t.f th1 tr1asur1: sh1 /all1d h1r maid s1r6ant and t.n/1 th1 +uslims r1ali"1d wh.n h1r s11in7 th1 2r.n7 th1 /a9ti61s tak1n in this /am9ai7n was th1 b1autiful %uwayriyya: th1 dau7ht1r .r 91.9h1t th.9h1t +uhammad .n1rs: sh1 d1mand1d t. sh1 was: th1y w.rnin7 th1 +1ss1n71r . 9r161nt what sh1 f1ar1d.un/1d: all th1 b.un7 and b1autiful and .f th1 2r.uld d1mand an 18.f th1 9.ty and 9ris.n him<.n him< in ! AH: wh1n th1 2r.f +1dina.f th1ir 6i/t. As s.f n. sa61 h1r and all h1r trib1 fr.m1nt: and th1n said: =Shall .s1 wi61s . s11 th1 2r.m sh1 kn1w: until th1y had all r1/1i61d a shar1 .s1 t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . tak1 a handful . th1ir hands: and wh1n mar .9h1t .9h1t +uhammad .f Allah b1 u9. Allah: th1 D8alt1d.w t.9h1t .n1y was a t1m9tati.r th1y w1r1 n.t l.9l1 than %uwayriyya bint al'Harith.f Allah b1 u9.f al'Harith: wh.n him< h.f 7.f th1 tr1asur1.n1 ...ri1s in fi7htin7 th1 21rsians.f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Alth.f th1 +uslims ' su//1ssful /am9ai7n a7ainst th1 Banu +ustaliq wh. distribut1 m. s1lf'sa/rifi/in7 in 161ryday lif1: s. 0hus A'isha .f th1 lar71 9il1 . Am. w1r1 still ali61: h1r 9ray1r had b11n 7rant1d f..t1ll y.

b1 w1i7h1d a7ainst what y.9h1t said: =.r and said that sh1 had b11n s1nt by th1 B17us wh.ll.n7 th.ur 9hras1s thr11 tim1s aft1r .f Allah b1 u9.rd1r t.f th1 .l1ft y.m whil1 sh1 was d. Baturally mm Habiba was . 4h1r1u9. f. l.t r1turn t.sin7 th1 +uslims: and l1adin7 th1 armi1s . Sh1 /.lut1 1n1mi1s .f th1 a//19t1d this 9r.'= 4hi/h r1minds us .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .uld n.Allah b1 u9. =ha61 y.9h1t . =Allah has 7i61n y.r1/it1d f.f th1 m.m h1r h. s11 what Allah w.m1 .d fast.9.n1: and th1 ink . mm Habiba and h1r first husband: wh.n1 .r si8 y1ars: and li61d f. Allah and 2rais1 b1 t. truly the sea would +e used up +efore the words of my Lord were completed.61rj.n1d him: that Abu Sufyan 1mbra/1d -slam and b17an t.d n1wsE Allah has 7i61 y.9h1t 71n1r.n him< l1ft h1r r.nqu1st . th1 2r.f Abu Sufyan: wh.n th1 2r.f th1 f. was still busy fi7htin7 th1 +uslims. 0his 9ut mm Habiba in a diffi/ult 9. fi7ht with th1 +uslims inst1ad .th1r thirty'nin1 y1ars aft1r his d1ath: dyin7 in !* AH at th1 a71 . th1 smilin7 7irl.sal th1n sh1 was t.n1 .ff what littl1 j1w1lry sh1 had and 7i6in7 it t.n1 .r h1r.r/1d: sh1 /.t until th1 /..ny in whi/h th1 .f Badr: hud and al'Khandaq.ur'an? 1ay" 6'f the sea were the ink for the words of My Lord. h1r fath1r: wh.f Allah b1 u9.uld still .n him< in 1 AH: alth.utw1i7h th1m.u 7.n1d t.u7ht r1fu71 in Abyssinia w1r1 summ. 1mbra/1 -slam in +1//a: and th1y w1r1 am. S.f his lif1 was .ld and sh1 was thirty'fi61. witn1ss th1 sim9l1 marria71 /1r1m.f Allah b1 u9. >n1 day: as mm Habiba sat in h1r s.uld n. sh1 r1main1d with h1r dau7ht1r in Abyssinia: li6in7 a 61ry sim9l1 lif1 in is. nam1 .n: waitin7 t. 1mi7rat1d t.n h1r b1half.u ha61 b11n r1/itin7 sin/1 dawn: th1y w.th1r . and e.litary r. >n/1 in Abyssinia: h.n aft1r this: all th1 +uslims wh. H1 tri1d t.n7 th1 first 91.ry b1 t.m1 3hristian: but sh1 st.9h1t was si8ty y1ars . r191at th1 m1ssa71 thr11 tim1s sin/1 sh1 /.n him< had ask1d f. li61 with him in +1dina until $ AH: wh1n th1 2r. b1 saf1..f th1 2r. 0h1y ar1? 'Hl.u 7. Sh1 ask1d h1r t.f th1 B17us t. H1 r1turn1d lat1r that m.u b11n sittin7 in th1 sam1 9la/1 sin/1 l1ft y.f Zaynab bint %ahsh: w1r1 am.f +1//a: wh1n th1 2r.9h1t +uhammad . 0h1 m1ssa71 was that th1 2r.n h1r d. 4h1n th1 marria71 was finali"1d: th1 B17us addr1ss1d th1 7ath1rin7 with th1s1 w. that th1 marria71 /1r1m.u7h sh1 was n.r h1r hand in marria71: and that if sh1 a//19t1d this 9r. Abyssinia in ..in7 th1 dawn 9ray1r.rds.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ns: and His 9l1asur1: and th1 w1i7ht . mak1 h1r b1/.d n1wsE= sh1 /ri1d: 9ullin7 .rds? .n th1 2r.9l1 t. had s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s ./k1d .m: a stran71r in a stran71 land far fr.f a7ainst th1m. (MM HA%I%A -am"a bint Abu Suf!an mm Habiba )amla bint Abu Sufyan: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r: in fa/t marri1d th1 2r. was /all1d baydullah ibn %ahsh: th1 br.y1d and a//19t1d imm1diat1ly.r s.n/1 th1y had b11n di6.uld tak1 9la/1 in Abyssinia 161n th.f si8ty'fi61: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r. -nd11d it was n.n him< f..w161r: baydullah aband.ny /. & %uwayriyya was marri1d t.u5= h1 ask1d.9.f Allah b1 u9..f th1 kafirun a7ainst th1 +uslims in all th1 1arly maj.f his 7r1at w1alth in . Him as mu/h as th1 numb1r . had a m1ssa71 f. (Qur6an #A"#.n1d -slam and b1/am1 a 3hristian.t a/tually /.f his /r1ati.r battl1s: in/ludin7 th1 battl1s .en if We used the same again to assist.n: sin/1 a +uslim w.man /an .9h1t +uhammad .sal that sh1 was t.m1 t.r h1r.f His w.st r1s.9h1t's b1half and h1r wakil: Khalid ibn Sa'id ibn al'As: a/tin7 .f th1 +uslims in Abyssinia as h1r wakil: s.usly 9ard.siti.r an.uld hardly b1li161 h1r 1ars.n71r li61 with h1r husband: and .u: and if th1s1 w1r1 t.nly b1 marri1d t.lati. th1 9ala/1 ..t in th1 sam1 9la/1 as th1 2r.9h1t.. S.s1 1arly +uslims wh. b1 a +uslim man. mm Habiba was th1 dau7ht1r .n him< s91ndin7 mu/h . nam1 .u7h sh1 did n.9h1t .f His 0hr. =G1s:= sh1 r19li1d.win7 ayat .uld d1/r11 f.rnin7 and sh1 was still sittin7 in th1 sam1 9la/1.m1: a maids1r6ant kn.99.

Him in r191ntan/1.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ut th1 arran71m1nts that had b11n mad1 f.f Abu Sufyan. .9h1t +uhammad . 2l1as1 d. had just r1turn1d 6i/t.r it is th1 9ra/ti/1 . +ay Allah bl1ss His +1ss1n71r and his wif1.f +ary. %1sus th1 s. Arabia strai7ht away: sh1 was 9r.u7h sh1 /. what h1 r1qu1st1d: and .9h1t.m1d h1r. 2l1as1 /.win7 day: sh1 br.f mm Habiba: th1 dau7ht1r .nqu1st . /.w . mm Habiba r1lat1s? =4h1n .f 91rfum1.dn1ss whi/h Allah has d1/r11d f.n him<.d n1ws t.wry and hand1d it .did n.= 0h1 B17us hand1d . 1at and /1l1brat1 th1 ha99y .d .7a61 y..f 91a/1 t. Sh1 als.ns: h.f Abu Sufyan. th1m: =Sit d.w161r mu/h th.f Allah b1 u9.u what . 3.ntra/t b1tw11n him and mm Habiba: th1 dau7ht1r . '=.m th1 m.ut t.61r t. mm Habiba.'= 0h1 str1n7th .ld dinars. =.f 7.' =>n th1 f.wn a7ain t.u with 7ifts . ask .f 7uidan/1 and truth s. tak1 anythin7 fr.wry: .s1nt fifty mithqals . H1 was fill1d with j.m H1 has s1nt with th1 d11n . mm Habiba f. n.d n1ws b1/aus1 at that tim1 . shar1 h1r ha99in1ss: sayin7? =4h1n .ut my r1lati. +1dina and th1r1 th1 2r.ha61 a fa6.9h1t: .n h1r b1 th1 91a/1 and th1 m1r/y . 7.n him< r1qu1st1d and a/t1d as th1 wakil .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m1t th1 2r.th1r r1li7i. =0h1 +1ss1n71r .u7ht m1 amb1r7ris: saffr.r t.//asi. that it may 9r16ail .f +1//a: wh1n h1r fath1r: Abu Sufyan: /am1 t.n and al. .ur hundr1d 7.nshi9 with th1 7irl.ask1d.rtun1: and sh1 lat1r d1s/rib1d h. 9r1s1nt y. r1turn t..w that .u7ht m1 th1 7.9rais1 Allah: th1 H.mmand1d th1 w.r1 th1 /.n7ratulati.rtly aft1rwards: sh1 /am1 t.f Allah b1 u9.d f.m1n in his h.'= Si8 y1ars lat1r: in $ AH: wh1n th1 1mi7rant +uslims in Abyssinia w1r1 finally abl1 t.7i61 h1r a d. 0hus alth.n61y1d h1r 7r11tin7s .ri.u.ld t.9rais1 Him and .k1n th1 .t tra61l t.f y.ntra/t w1r1 just ab. him.w 1a71r sh1 was t.f Allah b1 u9.t. m1: sayin7: '0h1 B17us has instru/t1d m1 n.wry .n .il and said: '..w1d th1 d11n .r1/1i61d th1 m.r th1 7.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9.n1y at all.yfully 161ry.. h1r and 7a61 it t..f 91a/1 t. l1a61: wh1n th1 B17us said t.unt t. mm Habiba 1s91/ially /.du/1d a /as1 whi/h /.f Allah b1 u9. Arabia: mm Habiba /am1 t. had witn1ss1d th1 marria71 /.ns t.f f.f Allah .1s w.d1/lar1 that th1r1 is n. r1j1/t dislik1 this. .9h1t .n1y as my d.had 7i61n t.n his b1half . 0h1 +uslims wh.f th1 2r.a7r11d t.ld him that sh1 had b1/.rtly b1f. . him: and l1t him kn..d u9 and said? =All 9rais1 is du1 t. m1 and r1turn1d th1 7.ld him all ab.f +uhammad .k th1 d.n him< fr.t ha61 any m. Allah.d but Allah and that +uhammad is His s1r6ant and His m1ss1n71r and that H1 7a61 th1 7. th1 s1r6ant 7irl wh.us1h.t t.f Allah and His bl1ssin7.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .= Khalid t.b1ar witn1ss that +uhammad is His s1r6ant and His +1ss1n71r wh.9h1ts t.ha61 a//19t1d -slam:' sh1 r19li1d: 'and n.t f.ll.' '=4hat is it5' .f mm Habiba' s /hara/t1r /an b1 m1asur1d by what ha991n1d sh.a7r11d t.6id1d f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .wn: f..n him<: .turn t..9h1t .=.s11k His h1l9 and f.n him<: wh.ld.t. +1dina aft1r th1 .us fr.did wh1n y.ntain1d th1 n1/kla/1 .uraish had br. 9r.r7i61n1ss and .said t..d at marria71s. st.r by th1 2r.n.n1 sat d.r71t. s1r61 f.s1 wh.n61y my 7r11tin7s .' =Sh.n him< r1qu1st1d m1 t.u 7a61 m1 th1 7.d n1ws: and . h1r: '.uld hardly b1li161 h1r 7.r h1r. d.61r th1 am. d. had first br.n b1half .r th1 marria71: and ab.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n/lud1 th1 marria71 /.u: and h1 has /.ly: and . Khalid ibn Sa'id wh.b1li161 in Allah and His 2r.ll.m1 a +uslim and /.= %.uld n.y at th1 n1ws and said: '4a alayha as salam wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh' ' 'And .ld t.m y.f. what th1 2r.m Khaybar: warmly w1l/.61r all .m1nt and that th1y w1r1 marri1d.

m1n was shri1kin7 and s/r1amin7: and rubbin7 dust in h1r hair: whil1 th1 .f Allah b1 u9.f th1 tw.s1 wh.nqu1st: sh1 f1ll d.n him< ask1d s. Allah . 0h1n th1 2r.9h1t +..m1 +uslims aft1r th1 /. s1r61d him.9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rd1r t.uld1rs .it fr. had b11n kill1d in th1 fi7htin7. /all th1 adhan anym..r1 th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .d f..f Allah b1 u9. l.61r th1 sh.f th1 H.r th1 +1ss1n71r .had d.9h1t .r 18am9l1 .n th1 b1d .f h1r tim1 r1m1mb1rin7 Allah and w. H1 first w1nt t.99in7 a st.ld1d m1 f.d f.n t. try and r1'n17.isy .r f.f th1 1n1mi1s .91a/1 and bl1ssin. As in th1 /as1 . w.f th1ir m1nf. =h.ak and 9la/1d it .n1 .n him<. 7. 0h1 n.f a day and a ni7ht: 9rays tw1l61 6.f Allah b1 u9.ur y1ars .f Khaybar in whi/h th1 +uslims d1f1at1d th1 %1ws: tw.n him< sl19t wh1n mm Habiba: wh.us1 will b1 built in th1 Hard1n f.n his h1ad as h1 sat talkin7 with th1ir l1ad1rs..r1: until h1 was 9r1s1nt at th1 surr1nd1r .f juwayriyya bint Harith: this marria71 .f Hudaybiyya: in . mm Habiba's r.n.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< marri1d th1 2r. Anas ibn +alik: f. 7. w. had n.//urr1d aft1r .f Huyayy ibn Akhtab: th1 /hi1f .n1 was Safiyya's /.n/1 th1 2r.s1 .wn in 9r.r s.f th1 +uslims: had b1/.9h1t +uhammad .r .n/1 said: =. 9ray1r ri7ht u9 until th1 2r.s1 wh.wn .61r si8 y1ars: ask1d him n.w /an th1 1n1my .f Allah b1 u9.ut . -t was a 71stur1 .th1r was mut1 with sh.nly aft1r Abu Sufyan had 1mbra/1d -slam: aft1r th1 /. >n1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< turn1d t./k.th1r . lat1r b1/am1 th1 Khalif .f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m1 th1 1n1my .f th1 2r.61d him a7ain as h1r fath1r.f th1 Banu Badir wh. =Am ..ut t.ff his /l.n th1 blank1t .f -slam: that mm Habiba a//19t1d and l.r it is th1 b1d t.m1.n him< and li61d f.m y.r 1i7ht y1ars.r m15= h1 ask1d. 4h1n sh1 r1/1i61d th1 n1ws that h1r fath1r and br.f Allah b1 u9.u7ht b1f. in 44 AH: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r.nqu1st .usin. Harun: th1 br.m1n w1r1 br.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . th1 khalif mar in 1$ AH.k . SA'I))A bint Hu!a!! Safiyya bint Huyayy: .ur h1art that y.uld n.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 +uslims' d1/isi61 battl1s: in this /as1: th1 battl1 . Cik1 all th1 wi61s .tiat1 a fr1sh s1ttl1m1nt with th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m +1dina in 4 AH aft1r 9l. ha61 b11n kill1d5= 0his was /.r . Bilal and said: =Bilal: has Allah 9lu/k1d m1r/y fr.m and was ab. Sh1 has r1lat1d that .ld.n him< mm Habiba s91nt mu/h .f s161nty'tw.man wh. Aft1r th1 battl1 .th1r thirty'thr11 y1ars aft1r h1 had di1d: dyin7 at th1 a71 .s1 b1autifully 9i1r/in7 6.m1nt sh1 was t.n th1m<.r an..luntary rak'ats@= and sh1 add1d: =ha61 n161r st.ttin7 t.n whi/h th1 2r.f thankfuln1ss.9h1t +uhammad .f Allah b1 u9.9h1t's d1ath' aft1r whi/h h1 /.f 9ity: but fr. 0h1y had 9ass1d by th.n him< rar1ly /riti/i"1d th1 b1ha6i.n1 .nsid1r1d a s161r1 r19rimand: f.9h1t was si8ty y1ars .9h1t .tr1aty .n him< said t.ld1d it u9 and 9ut it away.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . was s/r1amin7 and th1n t.n1 wh.f th1 2r.t t.i/1 /. h1r: =A h.k aft1r th1 w.f Allah . 0h1 2r.f Allah .uld tra/1 h1r lin1a71 dir1/tly ba/k t.m1n 9ass by th.991d d.ly 2r.f Allah .rshi99in7 Him.s1 husband had b11n kill1d in th1 battl1.u l1t th1s1 tw.n1 was Safiyya: th1 dau7ht1r .n him< in $ AH: wh1n th1 2r..9h1t .f Allah by dr.n him< f.s1r61d th1 +1ss1n71r . Safiyya /.ld and sh1 was s161nt11n y1ars .9h1t +uhammad .f -slam sit .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .: in th1 s9a/1 .mmunity.f h1r lif1 with th1 2r.r th1 b1d: . had all b11n 1891ll1d fr.strati.f Allah b1 u9.n/1 s/.9h1t +uhammad and th1 +uslims. 0h1 sil1nt .m th1 +1ss1n71r .nstantly /all1d th1 +uslims t.9h1t5= sh1 r19li1d. sit d. kill th1 +1ss1n71r .t.th1r +u'awiya: wh.n1 . b1 h.f Khaybar.m1thin7 that .s1s .f th.in7 this sin/1 .n it and qui/kly f.f +1dina wh.t s11n h1r fath1r f.f +1//a: and had b1/.f %1rusal1m t. sit .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r any. w.n1 t.f Allah b1 u9. -t was .9h1t +uhammad .f Allah b1 u9.r .f Safiyya: wh.r1d and 7i61n 7r1at r1s91/t in th1 +uslim /.lk wh. mm Habiba s91nt f.91a/1 b1 u9.m that m.n him< by Bilal: th1 bla/k mu'adhdhin . H1 n161r .t brin7 hims1lf t.

u f11l t.f Allah . wr.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . +1dina: th1 %1ws us1d t.f m1 b1/aus1 th1y w1r1 s. /..f th1 %1ws wh1n h1 a/tually /am1 ' th1 n18t and last 2r.f th1 %1ws: 'Abdullah ibn Salam: had 1mbra/1d -slam .u7h h1r fath1r had 9lann1d t.f Gathrib: as it was th1n /all1d: that wh1n th1 n18t 2r. had d.uld /.min7 a sla61 aft1r ha6in7 1nj. 1mbra/1 -slam: whi/h sh1 did: and ha6in7 7i61n h1r: h1r fr11d.wards him5' 'Dnmity: 1nmity as l.rshi991rs .had n.9l1 r1ly: .n wh.n7: h1 had 161n 7r1at1r /. 0h1y /. S. 0h1y /am1 ba/k w.always did: but n1ith1r .n61rsati.th1r trib1s wh.n1 .in7 t.7ni"1 him t..9h1t +uhammad .rah: whi/h als.n7: h1 f1lt 9ity rath1r than an71r: and f.ns and f.' -t was thanks t. 0h1 answ1r may b1 f.= 0hr.f a 7r1at /hi1f.mmunity will b1 th.uld 1asily r1/.n. -nd11d b1f. .ntain1d si7ns by whi/h th1 %1ws /.s1 wh. 9rais1 Allah in 161ry stat1.rah: that th1 m. f.m9assi.y1d su/h a hi7h 9.f that tim1 wh.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 /hi1f .f Allah b1 u9.ti/1 .n1 wh. Alth.s1 wh.siti..7ni"1 him.th1r nam1 7i61n t. 18t1rminat1 th1m: just as th1 %1ws had 18t1rminat1d .9h1t: 41 ha61 s1nt y.r th.ha61 /all1d y.uld n161r s11 m1 with .r 6ul7ar: and wh.ut by him and th1y say: =0h1r1 is n.r r19ays 16il with 16il: but rath1r 9ard.uld l1ad th.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ns in th1 0..ut 9i/kin7 m1 u9. n1ith1r sh. G.rah as f.f h1r 1arly lif1 as th1 dau7ht1r .ll.91n1d. th1m as .n was th1 2r.u as a witn1ss: a brin71r .uld sa61 h1r fr. .w: h1a6y st19s.uray"a t. -t was 61ry 1arly in th1 m.n7 as .f al'Khandaq: it was /hara/t1risti/ . y.n him< .m1 wh.r th.61r1d h1arts will b1 .u ar1 +y sla61 and +y m1ss1n71r.n him< wh.n wh.uld a//19t -slam and marry th1 2r.u th1 . .9h1t +uhammad . did wr.uts in th1 mark1ts n. 0h1 . Gathrib<@ his /.f Allah b1 u9. will 1mi7rat1 t.st l1arn1d rabbi . th1 b1li161rs w1r1 7.n him< that h1 did n. +1dina .f Allah b1 u9.rah ..rn in +1//a: wh.rn .f Allah b1 u9.m1thin7 that .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r<? =.t r1turn until th1 sun was s1ttin7.' '4hat d. 0hus Ka'b al' Ahbar: ..9h1t is d1s/rib1d in th1 0.s1 wh.n1.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .' '3an y.ns9ir1d with th1 Banu .9l1 may ha61 w.w1d him t.r1 th1 2r. says in th1 0.m b1/.t d.rit1 with my un/l1 Gasir.m1 91.ut and d19r1ss1d: walkin7 with sl. a fa6. th1s1 d1s/ri9ti.7ni"1 him5 3an y.9h1t %1sus: . 18t1rminat1 all th1 +uslims durin7 th1 battl1 . had b11n /l1arly d1s/rib1d in th1 0.f th1 2r. w.n1 n.li61.t b1ar any 7rud71s.9h1t w.l w. w.f th1m t.und in what sh1 has r1lat1d .h1ad Abu Gasir ask my fath1r: '-s it him5' 'G1s: it is.d but Allah.n him< aft1r th1 battl1 .f this /.f th1 %1ws: it was writt1n that a 2r.f hud: and had /. 7./an r1/.f 7. r1fus1d t. assassinat1 +uhammad . mis1rabl1.d n1ws and a warn1r and a r1fu71 f.rah? '> 2r.rit1 and als.n him< /am1 t.ws? '+y sla61: Ahmad: th1 3h.w it was that Safiyya /.n him< in6it1d Safiyya t. thr1at1n th1 id. w1ll.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .nly 91rs.s.nd1r1d h.s1 wh.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r th1 illit1rat1.k any n.t tak1 him ba/k t. Allah will n. Hims1lf until th1 /r.= Cik1 mm Habiba: Safiyya was th1 dau7ht1r .s1n: b.dy battl1s had tak1n 9la/1 b1tw11n th1 %1ws and th1 +uslims.u 61rify it5' 'G1s: .r7i61s.smil1d t. /. 1mbra/1d -slam: r1lat1s that this 2r.n1 .9h1t +uhammad .m: h1 th1n marri1d h1r.9h1t /am1 t.ars1 n.f th1ir /hildr1n with.m 91.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .u7h him: blind 1y1s: d1af 1ars and /.9h1t. s11 him. 0h1 2r. 6i/t.n1 .rah ' but r1j1/t1d by many .' And 'Amr ibn al''As said that it als.f Allah b1 u9.n s11in7 +uhammad .n is 16id1nt wh1n w1 r1/all that in th1 0.ry.n him< /am1 t.ll.rshi9 H.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rnin7 and b1tw11n dawn and sunris1.' 0h1 si7nifi/an/1 . is n1ith1r /.9h1t wh1n h1r fath1r had b11n his bitt1r 1n1my: and wh1n bl. Sh1 said: .f th1 Banu Badir.d in th1 9ast.k1d /.u r1/.was my fath1r's fa6.9h1t was a//urat1ly d1s/rib1d in th1 0.f th1 %1ws . +1dina: my fath1r and my un/l1 w1nt t.f Allah b1 u9. A. 4h1n th1 +1ss1n71r .f th1 2r. 0h1y did n. As in any /as1: .r h1 said 0ayyiba ' an.mmunity has b11n strai7ht1n1d .

u7h Safiyya was Huyayy's dau7ht1r: sh1 had a 9ur1 h1art and had always want1d t. t. -t was f.n .u ar1 /1rtainly th1 wif1 .m .uld n.9h1t /r.n .f th1 2r.r n1arly f.6al . 0h1 2r.m1 .wn as -sra1l<: fr.9h1t ask1d h1r if sh1 w. Safiyya. MA)M(*A bint a".ns .am r1lat1d by kinshi9.9h1t .f his .9h1t -brahim: 91a/1 b1 u9. w.f a 2r.= Safiyya was with th1 2r.t l.f si8ty .m th1 tw1l61 trib1s .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r<.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .. => +1ss1n71r .f his s.ur y1ars: Sh1 was .wh.n a j. s.7ni"1 him.th1r whi/h mad1 th1 2r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s ..n: th1 2r.9h1t .nly tw1nty'.ss1ss1d h1r t.rt1d: =Sh.nly maintain ti1s with th..f a 2r. H. b1 s/.f th1 wi61s wink1d at 1a/h .uld 7i61 it t.9h1t turn1d away fr.9h1t had a991ar1d am.nly t.f th1m.n him< r1s9.th1r l1ad1rs .f th1 .r th1s1 r1as.n7st th1 Arabs: but als.f -sra1l had .nths n.u ar1 /1rtainly th1 dau7ht1r . was suff1rin7 inst1ad .th1r wi61s: 1s91/ially wh1n sh1 had first j.f -shaq: . abl1 t.n him< was a d1s/1ndant .u7h Safiyya had in +uhammad .9h1t .f Allah b1 u9. had s1nt +.f that tim1 /laim1d 18/lusi61 d1s/1nt fr.n him< di1d: and li61d as a wid.: y.n him< f.rd: th1 >n1 wh.f Allah b1 u9. .wh.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t was a//.and it was b1/aus1 .61s th1 Sabbath and maintains ti1s with th1 %1wsE= mar ask1d Safiyya ab.f y.99.wn1d w1nt t. what is th1r1 in that t.st kind and /.m sh1 was r1lat1d: and %1sus: and finally +uhammad: may Allah b1 9l1as1d with all .th1r %1ws: was d119ly disa99.f Allah b1 u9.k1 th1 truthE= Sh1 still und1rw1nt diffi/ulti1s aft1r th1 d1ath . Zaynab had an 18tra /am1l and th1 2r.f what sh1 had said.+.th1 tw.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .+uhammad<: s.wards y.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .und Safiyya w119in7. l. B.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t .9h1t f.w f.t want t.ns .ri7inat1d.f -sma'il and n.ur un/l1 was a 2r. b1 marri1d t.urn1y by Safiyya and Zaynab bint %ahsh wh1n Safiyya' s /am1l w1nt lam1.= S.f 9.w1r and l1ad1rshi9 .uld . Hafsa: => Hafsa: f1ar AllahE= >n/1 th1 2r.n as th1 .rnful t.w161r Huyayy: lik1 m. f.r tw. 0hus as s.m wh.//asi.n as it s11m1d a fa6.rshi9 h1r 3r1at. with h1r f.siti.t ha61 anythin7 t.m1 thr11 y1ars lat1r: wh1n +uhammad .s1: n. Alth.f th1 %1ws mad1 91a/1 tr1ati1s with th1 +uslims and th1 %1ws br.f Allah b1 u9. sh. mar and th1 7irl r19li1d: =ShaytanE= Safiyya said: =H.k1 as s. wh. that %1w1ssE= 0h1 2r.n him< a m.n Ga'qub .f Allah b1 u9.t always fa6.m -shaq: thr.9l1.n1 wh1n th1 2r.f a %1w'. -t is r1lat1d by Anas that .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .s1 his 9. s.r him d119ly and sin/1r1ly.s1 and fi7ht th1 2r. was als.61r his 91.9h1t: but als.9h1t .9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .s1s<: and y.n him<. r1/.r thr11 m.in1d th1 2r. th1 Amir al +uminin mar and said: =Amir al +umininE Safiyya l.rtunity ar.ns that Huyayy s1/r1tly d1/id1d t. Alth. .f Allah:= sh1 said: =.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . >n/1 a sla617irl sh1 .Harith .nd1d by sayin7: =G. wh.w th1 last 2r.s1s: t.t .= Sh1 ask1d h1r sla617irl what had 9.t .ns that Huyayy ibn Akhtab was als. d.u5= 0h1n h1 said t.k it.nly did Huyayy r1s1nt th1 fa/t that th1 last 2r.99.9h1t .s1 %1ws t. d.u ar1 fr11.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ll. h1 did n.9h1t +uhammad .9h1t's h..f th1 2r.m9ani1d .nsid1rat1 husband: sh1 was n. S.f Allah b1 u9.n1 .n him< was in his final illn1ss: Safiyya f1lt f.u.9h1t .ha61 n.n th1m<: sin/1 th1 %1ws . kn.w his disa99r.r m1: and .r and C.f th1s1 d1s/ri9ti.Harun<: and /1rtainly y.7i61 t.rably a//19t1d by s. Zaynab r1t. 4h1n h1 ask1d h1r what th1 matt1r was: sh1 r19li1d that sh1 h1ard thHafsa had dis9ara7in7ly d1s/rib1d h1r as 'th1 dau7ht1r .m h1r in an71r and w.n him< whil1 in 9ubli/ h1 and th1 . him: sh1 t.t .u7h th1 tw1l61 s.t t.ut that and sh1 said: =.m1 .r th1 n18t thirty'nin1 y1ars: dyin7 in !* AH: at th1 a71 .wish it was . /arri1s li1 t.ss and h1 18/laim1d: =By Allah: sh1 s9.61d th1 Sabbath sin/1 Allah r19la/1d it with Ariday f.st .us1h.ld..int1d that th1 last 2r.rabl1 tim1 t.

+aymuna bint al'Harith: .n1 .9h1t first b17an t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .u lift h1r bi1r: d.9h1t and th1 . him. mm al'Aadl was .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n .th1r .ers. h1r half'sist1r.n it is f.f Allah b1 u9.n him< s.ld and sh1 was thirty si8 y1ars .n him< said: =./k1d him t.nth .f Al Abbas ibn Abdal +uttalib.u 6i/timi"1 him b1/aus1 his mast1r is abs1nt5= H1 tr1at1d in sham1 and di1d a w11k lat1r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m that th1 2r.n1 .9h1t.f th1 2r.f Allah .f +1dina w1r1 91rmitt1d t.f his br.ut.ss Abu Cahab's h1ad: sayin7: =4ill y.f Allah and did th1 m.d n1ws r1a/h1d h1r: sh1 was .9h1t.= +aymuna .n him< with +aymuna's .f Allah b1 u9.f Allah and th1 +1ss1n71r .f %afar ibn Abi 0alib: th1 family Aqil ibn Abi 0alib: and th1 family . f11l th1 1ff1/ts .f th1 wis1st .9h1t at Saraf and h1r r1qu1st was /arri1d . >n/1 Abu Cahab: th1 1n1my .9h1t +uhammad . (Quran 22"%. +aymuna's sist1r: mm al'Aadl Cubaba: was th1 m.nly by 6irtu1 .9l1 .win7 ayat ab.r Barra as sh1 was th1n /all1d: y1arn1d t. b1 buri1d wh1r1 had marri1d th1 2r. 4h1n th1 7. that is only for thee and not for the +elie. atta/k Abbas /li1nt: Abu )afi: b1/aus1 h1 had 1mbra/1d -slam.ff th1 /am1l and said: =0h1 /am1l and what is .61r thr11 y1ars: until his d1ath.= -t is als.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . +aymuna was thus .f th1 H.n th1ir blank1t l1n7thways and h1 sl19t at th1 1nd: . b1/aus1 sh1 was r1lat1d t. was his aunt: and th1 2r.ing woman who dedicates herself to the 5rophet if the 5rophet wishes to wed her. -t is r1lat1d that at th1 fun1ral .f th1 'Ahlul' Bayt' : 'th1 91.f th1 2r. h1r husband: al'Abbas. Aft1r th1 2r. Abu Cahab kn.m whil1 it last1d.k1 t..91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . stay in A'isha's r.f Ham"a: th1 =Ci.n him< but als.f Allah b1 u9.f Hudaybiyya t.th1r: al'Abbas: and 9r.d natur1d and 7..f Allah b1 u9.n him: /.f Allah=.r1 y. mm al Aadl 7rabb1d a 9. maintain ti1s . 'A'isha said ab. H1r full sist1rs w1r1 Cubaba: Asma and -""a.m9ani. Zaynab bint Khu"ayma: mm al +uminin: was als. H1r .9l1 .r th1 +1ss1n71r .f 1i7hty: in !1 AH: .usly 61ry 7.r disturb h1r: but b1 71ntl1.n him< +aymuna /.t .9h1t: .ut this? (ny +elie. Zayd was ask1d wh. n.st t.n .f his 3.f th1 2r. lat1r marri1d Abu Bakr: and Salma bint mays: th1 wif1 .f Allah's +1ss1n71r: .f +aymuna: wh.und and kn1lt .. 91rf.ntinuin7 t.t shak1 h1r .ld. h1r ab. w1r1 th1 21.f Allah b1 u9.f what b1/am1 his final illn1ss and ask1d th1 91rmissi.= 0h1y w1r1 marri1d in th1 m. th1 +1ss1n71r .ns.th1r f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t's wi61s t.f Ali ibn Abi 0alib: th1 family .ff1r .n/1 stay1d th1 ni7ht as a 7u1st .f his wi61s t.ns . r1lat1d by -bn Abbas that h1 .f th1 un/l1s . th1 7r.f Shawwal in $ AH just aft1r th1 +uslims .u by AllahE 0h1 21. marry th1 2r.f kinshi9. quarr1l . Sh1 w1nt t.im9l.ntinu1d t.9.us1 .rm umra. Sh1 was .n1: and n.f +aymuna: -bn Abbas said: =0his is th1 wif1 .f my H.r just .f th1 H.r an.sal was a//19t1d.t . b1at him.b6i.f %a'far ibn Abi 0alib: wh.st f1ar .f Abdullah ibn Abbas: th1 s.f th1 1arli1st 3. Sh1 ask1d t..& 0h1 2r.st that was th1r1 and /ra/k1d it a/r.n1 .9h1t was si8ty y1ars .m9ani.f Allah: 1nt1r1d th1 h.f .n him< 0h1y sl19t .ut h1r.us1E= thr11 tim1s. wh1n y.us1': n.f th1 2r. him and h1r 9r.f Allah .n7 us: sh1 had th1 m.9h1t f.9h1t 7a61 h1r th1 nam1: +aymuna: m1anin7 =bl1ss1d=: and +aymuna li61d with th1 2r.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r<: b1in7 th1 last .r disa7r11m1nt with any .us1: and h1 said: =0h1 family .9h1t's .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r<: marri1d th1 2r.n him< in $ AH: wh1n th1 2r.n him<.n w1ll with 161ry.n a /am1l: and sh1 imm1diat1ly 7.9h1t: .th1r sist1rs in/lud1d Asma bint mays: th1 wif1 .f Allah b1 u9.9h1t's d1ath: .f th1 2r.9l1 .f Allah b1 u9.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rty y1ars: dyin7 at th1 a71 .n .f b1in7 a wif1 . li61 in +1dina f. di1.f Allah b1 u9. h1r sist1r: mm al Aadl t./11d1d t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .= -t was in h1r r.t . 6isit +1//a und1r th1 t1rms . Allah Almi7hty s1nt th1 f.ll. Zayd bin Arqam r1lat1d that th1 +1ss1n71r .f marria71 t.ut h1r: =Am.th1r wi61s has b11n r1lat1d ab.ut that and sh1: in turn: s9.f th1 tr1aty .n1 . Al'Abbas imm1diat1ly w1nt t. talk t.

ul and mak1 li7ht abundant f.ants&= and (llah is always watching o.n him< /.9h1t r1turn1d fr. 9ray th1 tahajjud 9ray1r: and -bn Abbas j.nt .9h1t had marri1d +aymuna: 7i6in7 him n.f b.f Allah b1 u9.f D7y9t: s1nt him tw.ff' : Allah .n in ( AH: th1 sam1 y1ar that his dau7ht1r Zaynab di1d: and th1 2r.th1r tw.th1r .ns ask1d him why h1 was w119in7: h1 r19li1d: =-t is my humann1ss.f th1 sla61 7irls: +aria: int.ld: -brahim b1/am1 s1ri.t h1l9 sh1ddin7 s.r d1ath. sh.n him<.in7 int. j.f th1 +uqawqis wh1n sh1 was still 61ry y.9h1t: a//19t1d .9h1t did an. ha61 marri1d th1 2r. 3hristian sla61 7irls * wh.m th1 tr1aty with .th w1nt ba/k t. Sh1 arri61d in +1dina t.in r1s9.r +uqawqis: .n1 .n1 7a61 h1r th1 sam1 titl1 . h.mm.n him< did n.er e.w nin1 wi61s .9h1t +uhammad .uraish whi/h was /.uld n.9l1 th.f a 3.rn in u991r D7y9t ..m1 91. =0h1 sun and th1 m.rt rakats: b1f. +aria was b.n7u1: li7ht in my h1arin7: li7ht .u7h h1 kn1w that his small s.nn1/t1d with -brahim's d1ath: but th1 2r.m h1 wish1d t. (Quran 22"%@& Aft1r this: th1 2r.n7 with a fin1 r.us1h.nly 1i7ht11n m.m1 ./k th1 2r.in1d him. r1m1mb1r Allah in 9ray1r.ld. nf. 0h1y b. t.9h1t s. MA-IA a". a man wh.= As -brahim's b.th1r and m.A'isha: Sawda: Hafsa: mm Salama: Zainab bint %ahsh: %uwayriyya: mm Habiba: Safiyya and +aymuna<: that th1 f.f m1: li7ht .win7 ayat was r161al1d? 't is not lawful for you (7 Muhammad. l1ad th1 Fawn 2ray1r. a h1althy s.9h1t wassi8ty y1ars .n ar1 tw.f Allah's si7ns:= h1 said: =th1y ar1 n. eCcept those whom your right hand possesses (as maid ser.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ll.in th1 2r.9h1t nam1d his n1w s.f Allah b1 u9.ns1 t.9h1t r.f his 3.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . sl119 a7ain until dawn. Bilal /all1d th1 adhan: and th1 2r.r .m1 t1ars.m all th1 2r.ld and +aria was tw1nty y1ars .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f th1 ni7ht t.s1 in th1 middl1 .r m1@ mak1 m1 li7ht and 7rant m1 li7ht. w1r1 sist1rs as a 7ift .urt . Aft1r th1y had all sl19t f. D61n th./ibti!!a +aria al'.ntra/t1d at al'Hudaybiyya. /am1 aft1r him w1r1 d1s/1nd1d. his h.f Allah b1 u9.th th1 %1ws and th1 3hristians: th1 2r.9h1t's h.r awhil1: th1 2r.m9ani.n1's birth .9ti/ fath1r and Hr11k m.n my l1ft: li7ht ab.en though their +eauty is pleasing to you.9h1t mad1 durin7 this ni7ht was ? => Allah: 9la/1 li7ht in my h1art: li7ht in my t.9h1t . 4h1n y.n.b1 and s.n him< and /1rtainly 161ry.f r1s91/t as th1 2r.d: in my hair and in my skin@ 9la/1 li7ht in my s. 4h1n h. 4h1n s.t marry a7ain. e.uld 7.f th1 dua'ahs that th1 2r.es.n my si7ht: li7ht b1hind m1: li7ht in fr.u7ht this was /.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< is said t.n w. S.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . +aria 7a61 birth t.9h1t .= -t is /.9h1t's wi61s: ' mm al +uminin' '+.erything.r: nam1ly Hassan ibn 0habit@ h1 a//19t1d th1 r.my. th1 2r.n /larifi1d this.ns: and say that h1 was '/ut .//urr1d in $ AH: wh1n th1 2r. th1 Hard1n: th1 2r.. -bn Abbas said that .n -brahim: aft1r th1 an/1st.61d t.r1 7.9h1ts wh.9h1t fr.ibtiyya .w161r: th1 3hristian rul1r: . 0h1n th1y b. 1mbra/1 -slam<: al.u s11 th1s1 si7ns: mak1 hast1 t.m wh. m. nor to eCchange them for other wi.ssways.u7h th1 kafirun us1d t.f th1 B1li161rs'.f Allah b1 u9.9h1t's l1tt1r in6itin7 him t.9h1t .ld@ h1 7a61 h1r sist1r S1r1n1: t.9h1t +uhammad b1/aus1 h1 had n. .dy was b1in7 buri1d: th1 sun was 1/li9s1d and it 7r1w dark and 7l. th1 m. s.n1 .61 m1 and li7ht b1l...= Alth.us1h.w m1@ 9la/1 li7ht in my sin1w: in my fl1sh: in my bl.n my ri7ht: li7ht .t 1/li9s1d b1/aus1 .usly ill and di1d.un7.nly a7r11d that it was aft1r th1 2r.nths .f any. to marry more& women after this. th1 /.squ1 t.ld just aft1r th1 2r.th did wudu: and h1 9ray1d 1l161n rakats with th1 2r.b1@ and h1 r1turn1d th1 m1di/in1 with th1 m1ssa71: =+y Sunna is my m1di/in1E= 0his .m1 m1di/in1 th1 2r./r.rtunat1ly: wh1n h1 was .

th1r. why do you for+id what (llah has made lawful for you.ur .61d th1 m. l.uth fr. +any tim1s aft1r that sh1 w. )ompassionate.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .9h1t +uhammad was far ab.n71r than usual in th1 r.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< A.n was A'isha.61r h1r and sh1 was buri1d in al Baqi./ks5= =>n th1 .f whi/h th1 2r.t h1l9 b1in7 j1al. the )ompassionate" 1urely We ha.61 f. th1 2r.n: f.91's kn.f his wi61s' hi7h stati. Sh1 .uld ask: =h.thin7.f th1m<: it is /l1ar that it was A'isha that h1 l.f Zaynab bint %ahsh: f.9h1t.ns.f a 6all1y: .n whi/h sl.r1 y.u: 18/19t mys1lf.n1 .f 1a/h .n him< and h1 /.uld ask him wh.r h1 f1lt 7r1at l.f whi/h had b11n 7ra"1d: whil1 th1 .th1r wi61s.91s .st: and th1 2r. (Quran #.f h1r lif1 with th1 2r.n him< smil1d and said n.n .uld r19ly? =Ala haliha= =0h1 sam1 as 161rE= Sin/1 A'isha l.u7h t.f us: w1 w.61d h1r.m1. (Quran !!"#& Allah mad1 th1 wh.m tim1 t.m his m.n .ur fl.= D61rythin7 w1nt as 9lann1d: and as a r1sult: th1 2r. in seeking to please your wi.9h1t 6.9h1t's wi61s in +1dina: .f y.n: aft1r th1 Asr 9ray1r.= 0h1 2r.th1r had b11n 7ra"1d: .n/1 ask1d.n1 wh.s1 id1a it had b11n with th1 truth? .r w1 kn1w that h1 was 9arti/ularly s1nsiti61 t. 0hus: f.m9ani.9h1t s.t:= h1 r19li1d: m1anin7 that it was str.w1d that h1 w.uld y.61 that .nd.m h1 nam1d in this /.wards .f th1 2r.9h1t . +ut he is the Messenger of (llah and the 1eal of the 5rophets.91 w..may Allah b1 9l1as1d with all .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s ..win7 surah that th1 stati. h1r.mad1 it /l1ar in th1 f.f h1r lif1: sh1 r1main1d a r1/lus1 and alm.n w1r1 dir1/t1d t. it was that h1 l.n1 .st n161r w1nt . Sh1 s91nt thr11 y1ars .nt1d th1 . (Quran 22"<. 4he Merciful.uld s11k r1assuran/1 fr.A"#$2& Muhammad is not the father of any man among you.r Sayyiduna Abu Bakr and Sayyiduna mar and Sayyiduna thman and Sayyiduna Ali: and f.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m< th1y w1r1 still human: and at tim1s rath1r j1al.win7 ayat? 7 5rophet.urs1lf.n1y a7ain: .us: and -: Hafsa: Sawda: and Safiyya a7r11d b1tw11n . . -t is /l1ar that in s9it1 .ll.e gi.th1rs m. 6isit th1 7ra61 .n1 .m what h1 had 1at1n: f.9h1t was 61ry f.t b11n 7ra"1d:= r19li1d th1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.th1r man@ 'n the name of (llah.n/1 ask1d him: => +1ss1n71r .ll.n1 that had n.uld n161r 1at h.st? Ar. =D61n s.m .uld t1ll him that th1r1 was a funny sm1ll /.t lik1 any .ing.n7 and s1/ur1.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .r s. >n .f Allah b1 u9.en you (L Dhawthar.ns and /.ns w.n's 7ra61.f th1m had a husband b1f.r m15= sh1 . so pray to your Lord and offer sacrifice. =h.f Allah b1 u9.nfr. The Position of $A$isha >f th1 2r.9h1t: until his d1ath: and di1d fi61 y1ars lat1r in 1# AH: .r an.ff1nsi61 sm1lls.wn t.n1 had 7i61n h1r s.m9ani.f th1 f..r1 than what s11m1d 1n.61d him 7r1atly in r1turn and .nn1/ti.es0 (nd (llah is Forgi.us if his att1nti.n h1 stay1d l. and (llah has knowledge of all things.r1d and r1s91/t1d by th1 2r.ur l.uld n.f his wi61s th1 .n1 . 1urely he who mocks you is the one cut off.61 f.r th1ir /hildr1n: f.n.t5= and h1 w. this qu1sti.9h1t .n1 wh.r his wi61s: f.f any .m9ani. b1 r19rimand1d by th1 r161lati.r many ' f. Sh1 t.9h1t usually 6isit1d his wi61s 161ry aft1rn.9h1t and his family and 3.n him< did n.f his 3.w is th1 kn.61d th1 m.min7 fr.ft1n w. sl.nly . tim1: .am n.f Allah: t1ll m1 ab.r th1 last fi61 y1ars .nly t.u 9astur1 y.w is y.9h1t .f1lt j1al.ut y.l1 matt1r kn.& +aria was h.r h1r s.us .n1y: .urs1l61s that as h1 6isit1d 1a/h .r his dau7ht1rs by Khadijah: f.th1r .9h1t .u w1r1 b1tw11n th1 tw. -f y.t always 7i61 th1 sam1 answ1r t.//asi. =Cik1 th1 r.mmunity ' but .m1 h.61d th1 2r. Aft1r h1r d1ath: mar ibn al Khattab l1d th1 9ray1r .m him that h1 l. mu/h: sh1 /.r 18am9l1: it had b11n r1lat1d by A'isha that th1 2r.:= sh1 said: =and . =At this:= said A'isha: =.r many . D61ry .f th1 2r.ut 18/19t t.f his 3.n with Allah: .

f his 3.t /.turn t.ut am. A'isha and start1d t. .t ha61 any wat1r. A'isha: =+ay Allah r1ward y.r if th1 2r.n th1 day that h1 was with A'isha than .u .u 18/19t h1r.r th1 9ray1r /am1.k1 h1r and u9braid h1r f. wudu: but has n.r what161r y.ut th1 fa/t that m.n: A'isha was . 4h1n sh1 rais1d th1 subj1/t: h1 said: . she said.m1 .ubl1 m1 by harmin7 A'isha: f.ur family. r1sult in any alt1rati. =0h1n l.9h1t . Sh1 had b. d.w1rs mi7ht ha61 d.t 91rmitt1d by Allah t.9h1t .nly 9art that y.m tr./1nt bit .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rr.f Sayyiduna Abu Bakr: wh. wudu: s.m9lain1d .s1 .m1nt and situati.w1d a n1/kla/1 fr.f any w.f th1 3.urn1y wa d1lay1d whil1 s.n7st y.n. 0h1 2r.= H1 r19li1d. th1y b1/am1 61ry a7itat1d ab.t tr.1o when he told her a+out it.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n .61 h1r. y. 9.f fun t.n n161r /am1 t.f Allah . Abu Bakr w1nt u9 t.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m<: was n.ut t.u k119 f.9l1 wh1n th1y did n.n1 lik1wis1.r hims1lf: A'isha was 61ry 71n1r.u 7i61 away in th1 nam1 .s1.9h1t .61r1d that sh1 had mislaid it.urn1y n11ds t.th1r .man am.was und1r th1 blank1t .k1d f.dE By Allah: wh1n161r y.th1r wi61s: h1 r19li1d: => mm Salama: d. >n an.u ha61 n.uld1r .t want t. 0h1 j.n him< => my dau7ht1r: d.u: > +1ss1n71r ..nt1nt: and ask1d Aatima t.r th1 +1ss1n71r's lar71 h. -t has . Allah fr.9h1t's submissi.m y.ns and f.n th1ir b1half.n1 .61 b1/aus1 sh1 did n.ut that.= =.t th1 first bl1ssin7 t.f th1 2r. 4hat mi7ht ha61 s11m1d an inn. r1sum1 th1ir j.ns. 6' was told +y the Dnowing.us.uld b1 d..= -t is s.thin7 f.n him< was th1 m1ans by whi/h Allah tau7ht th1 +uslims th1ir d11n in 161ry m.m9ani.f Allah b1 u9. ha61 /.us1h. 6Who told you this06 -e said.th1r wi61s: mm Salama .n th1 days wh1n h1 was with his .= =0hat is th1 .n t.tt1n that th1 2r.r7. the (ware. his wi61s: .th1r wi61s w1r1 still n.9h1t's .9h1t's sl119.w161r th1 2r.//asi.ld 18/19t th1 sh.n1E Sh1 has /aus1d th1 +1ss1n71r .9h1t had sa/rifi/1d an animal: and A'isha was s.n had 7i61n away all his w1alth t. y.th1r .urn1y with th1 2r.9h1t . th1 2r. b1 s91nt in th1 way . 0h1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.6 (Quran !!"2& 0his in/id1nt indi/at1s th1 18t1nt .//asi.615= =G1s.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . what is 91rmitt1d and what is f.n w.s1 t.9h1t: =f.ut tayammum w1r1 r161al1d: makin7 it /l1ar t.ldin7 u9 th1 91. Allah.n t.m9ani. wat1rE= +1anwhil1: th1 2r. disturb th1 2r.ns: may th1 bl1ssin7s 91a/1 .u ha61 diffi/ulty: Allah r1li161s y.n him< had fall1n asl119 with his h1ad r1stin7 a7ainst A'isha's l17.m1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f his 3.u n.ll.rbidd1n by Allah: f.n a j.= Sh1 said. m1 whil1 .n: wh1n .m h1r sist1r Asma and durin7 th1 j.f Allah: t..n7st th1 9. th1 2r.= And t.nly b11n abl1 t.r y. 71n1r. 0h1r1 was n.r h.u sa61: and what161r y.thin7 f. k19t n.t sa61d:= smil1d th1 2r. Abu Bakr: =0his is n.und that sh1 had l1ft n.t l.urn1y: A'isha' s /am1l r.n him< t.r by Allah: th1 Fi6in1 ins9irati. wat1r.r it: and aft1r a whil1 th1 tim1 f. 0h1 /am1l had b11n lyin7 . st.n1y a7ain: th1n many .r: that sh1 f.u with 7. sa61 this.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< wh.//asi.9h1t +uhammad and his wi61s and 3.m1tim1 f. Abu Bakr and said: =F.ns l.m9ani.ublin7 y.f +uhammad .n th1ir b1half ab.n1 . sayd ibn Hudayr said t.t m. d.n1 wh1n a +uslim .f Allah: y.r1 9r1s1nts w1r1 b1in7 7i61n t.f it and 7i61s a bl1ssin7 t. Sh1 did n.9 at a 9la/1 wh1r1 th1r1 is n. wat1r with whi/h t.us in sharin7 th1 m1at . s91ak t.f Allah b1 u9.l.u s11 what A'isha has d. th1 hudud .n it all th1 tim1E B1in7 th1 dau7ht1r . n.9h1t and s. A11lin7 a littl1 distr1ss1d: sh1 w1nt t.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9.n1 ..may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< /. th1 +uslims by it as w1llE= 4h1n th1y w1r1 ab.9h1t s.n him< had n161r 1at1n h. th1 2r.61 th. 0h1y w1nt t.u l.9h1t's .k1 u9 and th1 ayats ab.m9ani.urs1lf: y.n him and his family and his 3.n1 what sh.ns: l1d 61ry sim9l1 li61s.m9ani. H.urn1y sh1 dis/.f Allah b1 .//asi. >n an.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . 161ry.f th1 2r.n: th1 2r. its f11t: and th1r1 was th1 n1/kla/1.n a j.f Allah: and th1 wif1 .f th1 animal.9h1t .f Allah:= sh1 said.m1 fr.9h1t: and said: =-'61 . >n .

r7i61n1ss .u t. th1ir turns.= And th1n .f a man wh.. F1s9it1 his w1akn1ss: h1 rubb1d his t11th with it 6i7.f Al Baqi and t.r1 h1 did: and 1nt1r1d my r.af .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with th1m all<: a7r11d t.61r1d h1r h1ad and sil1ntly f. =4as it y.wn.m f. run. b1 with him.b11n r1lat1d that s.9l1 . run: s. 1at wh1n y. 7.m1tim1s th1r1 was n.n 1arth th1 2r.wn: b1/aus1 sh1 kn1w that his had had 7r1at1r h1alin7 in it than h1r hand.t ba/k b1f. r191at1dly r1/it1d th1 last tw..u in /as1 y.usn1ss and A'isha th.:= said A'isha s.k1 t. surahs .b1 t.f th1 ni7ht and sli991d ..: s.n7 th1 b1li161rs and th1 +uslims: and may Allah ha61 m1r/y .n1 /.m9any .min7 fr. r1main in A'isha 's r.7.w lat1r@ and inshAllah w1 will j.9h1t 189lain1d: =it was b1/aus1 %ibril had /.n a /. is All 21r6adin7 and All 4ar1 will t1ll m1. ask f.n th1 91.= .turn1d: H1 qui/k1n1d his st19: s.sin7 th1 d.win7 it and r19li1d: but with.t 161n fl. =4h1n y.is.m 9alms wh.n th. th1m: 7a61 th1m a sh119 and s..= B.= =+1ss1n71r .saw runnin7 in fr.said.in y.u will n.s1 wh.f th1 9.uld .w1d him until h1 /am1 t.r th1m5= =Say@ 21a/1 b1 .m1 tim1 lat1r: =Allah mad1 my sali6a mi8 with his sali6a .th1r .m9any.n7 tim1.d that h1 had b11n 7i61n at Khaybar: h1 inquir1d: =4h1r1 will .t u9: /.n th.n his last day in this w.f th1 .%ibril< said: =G.t1st1d th1 s1r6ant.in7: thinkin7 that h1 had wait1d until h1 th.ld him.m this.u wh.n7 aft1rwards: h1 l. >n an.ts th1 2r.u. will f.f Allah b1 u9.n: a b177ar ask1d A'isha f.ur fast.u kn.9h1t lay .m1 f. -n fa/t th1 2r.d whil1 sh1 was fastin7: and th1r1 was .n: and th1n bl1w h1r br1ath . =H1 st.dy.t ha61 anythin7 t. sm.k a t. A. -t is r1lat1d by A'isha that sh1 us1d his hand rath1r than h1r .9ray f.ll. =Fid y..usly.f br1ath: A'isha5= =-t's n.u br1ak y. s91nd th1 ni7ht with h1r: h1 qui1tly 7. 4h1n 161nin7 /am1: th1 91.9h1t's turn t.s1 wh.ui/kly sh1 7.wards th1 1nd .f th1 tim1 durin7 his last f1w days .u7ht that y.9h1t ask1d his wi61s ' 91rmissi.th1r b1 a rans.f br1adE= -t has b11n r1lat1d by A'isha: that . b1 s11n /.9h1t .m: /l. .m am.fal Baqi.m and lay d.f his .u saw m1 l1a6in7:= th1 2r.t1/ti.ut . t.f this 9la/1 . =Hi61 it t.9h1t's h.m1 t.win7 it: b1/aus1 y.= 2r.61r him: just as h1 had tau7ht h1r t.w: wh1r1 will .said: =H. him:= r191at1d A'isha.m.n th1 /h1st and it hurt.n t.n1d f.t want t.us1 .r th1 >n1 4h.ur l.ur'an: th1 tw.b1 t.r it is r19. th1 7ra61yard .u. Sh1 it was wh. 0h1n h1 lift1d his hands .rld and his first day in th1 n18t w.rld.n him< wish1d t.r19li1d.f th1m..thin7.u think that Allah and His +1ss1n71r w.f br1ad in h1r h. t.m th1 2r.f th1 h.= . H1 /am1 in and said: =4hy ar1 y. in th1 9ast: and th1n 9ass1d his hand .rr.m. A'isha was /uri. Sh1 said t..u7ht it was .n1 wh.u7ht sh1 was asl119.t. =S. sh1 did s.af .in 9ray1r< thr11 tim1s: and th1n turn1d t.u w1r1 n. 0his is b1tt1r than y.f s11kin7 9r.ft1n it and th1n 7a61 it t.9l1 ..ur t.n A'isha's br1ast ..f d1ath: but aft1r a whil1: h1 . S. d.u . 7.u w1r1 fri7ht1n1d.n1 ah1ad .rr.61r his b.mmand1d y.st /.r a 61ry l. bak1 br1ad: l1t al.r qui1tly b1hind him.ut .r y.us t.f us: and . s11 wh1r1 h1 was 7.nly a l.bably th1 r1sult .u w1r1 asl119: and did n. surahs . H1 b17an t. di1 in th1 /. .f A'isha: f.r17.= =But y. th1 91. H1 /all1d m1 with.9l1 . 7.thsti/k fr.w sh.ns/i.= As th1 day .t fully dr1ss1d.n1 m1at s.qui/k1n1d my st19.9in7 it w..n/1als: Allah kn.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . H1 . =01ll m1: .ll.u unjustly5= h1 ask1d.n/1 wh1n it was th1 2r.ut y.= A'isha .= .d th1r1:= said A'isha: 'and h1 st.nt .m durin7 his illn1ss: and his . that all th1r1 was t.9h1t.r19li1d: and h1 hit m1 .m1 f.th1r /h1w1d it s. h1r maid s1r6ant: =Hi61 it t.//asi. .r la9. =G1s. with it.m1 f..91n1d his 1y1s and murmur1d s. did n.b17an t. him.d f.t u9 t.= =. f.n th1 .t l. . th1 2r.w5= sin/1 h1 was h. =4hat161r any.9h1t said w1r1 in th1 Hard1n.a/h1d: it is /l1ar that th1 2r.rt1d that durin7 his final illn1ss: whi/h was 9r.wn d1ath a99r.r w11ks at a tim1 m1anin7 that th1r1 was n.u kn.r s.uld tr1at y.u/h with his h1ad r1stin7 .th.ur C.r mu/h . .ns1t . 1at was dat1s and wat1r: dat1s that /am1 fr. m1.f Allah:= .th1r wi61s: .ut y.t usually 7i61 t. Sh1 was th1 .f th1 r.f m15= h1 said.us1. .s1 r.ftly: =0h1 Hi7h1st 3. ha61 7.said: =+ay my fath1r and m.th1 7ra61yard<: fr.m h1r br.d t.uld b1 A'isha's turn t. awak1n y. A'isha /all1d h1r s1r6ant and said: =Dat fr.r..rd has /.ws it. ..

9l1 wh.n him< th1y ar1 always /ar1ful t.i/1: and that h1 had mad1 it.wh.r1m1mb1r1d that wh1n th1 2r.n him< Sayyiduna Abu Bakr said t.9h1t wh1n h1 was a small b.uld b1 as 7r1at as th1irs.f th1 2r.rld .w his 7ra61 is n.m9any: th1 91. 9r.m9any ar1 th1y.ns .n th1 9ill.in m1 with th1 Hi7h1st 3.n him< r19li1d: =4h1n .r7i61 m1 and ha61 m1r/y .f 3r1ati.= )1m1mb1rin7 th1s1 w. th1 +uslims wh.rds sh1 h1ard him s91ak.f Allah b1 u9. /.9h1t is tak1n by d1ath until h1 has b11n sh. At first th1 2r. you will turn your +ack on your heels0 (nd whoe.t sur1 wh1r1 h1 sh. th1 2r.9h1t' s 3. At th1 tim1 . th1 m.f his d1ath: th1 2r.m am.= 4h1n th1y /am1 t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f w.m9any:= and th1s1 w1r1 th1 last w.f Allah .f th1 milli. whom other Messengers ha.f Allah .9h1t +uhammad .w161r: alth.61: f..9h1ts: th1 B1st .n1s 9la/1s .9h1t +uhammad .f tim1: th1 2r.rshi9 t.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9.f th1ir 2r.ss 161r had b11n .t b1 s.k1 t.f th1 +1ss1n71r .61d 2r.n him< said: =Allah has /urs1d th1 %1ws and th1 3hristians b1/aus1 th1y mad1 th1 7ra61s .n his 7ra61 and th1n d1/.f Allah .e preceded. l.rds: sh1 said t.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah: .f Allah: th1 S1al . Hradually his h1ad 7r1w h1a6i1r u9.uld ha61 b11n in an .squ1: but insid1 it.161r w.w. H.n7 th1 2r.n71r n18t t.rst .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n1d that wh1n th1y had b11n in Abyssinia th1y had s11n a /hur/h whi/h had 9i/tur1s in it.f +uslims wh.= =.f Allah b1 u9. h1rs1lf: =0h1n h1 will n.squ1 in +1dina was 1nlar71d a7ain and a7ain: s.1s n.ns w1r1 n.= A'isha has als. h1r: sh1 was w119in7: and th1y said t.f th1 2r.n him< was si8ty thr11 y1ars .t stay with us. A'isha has r1lat1d that durin7 his final illn1ss: mm Habiba and mm Salama m1nti. -t has b11n r1lat1d by Anas ibn +alik that aft1r th1 d1ath .f /. H1r b1l.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n him< had b11n in 7.d h1alth in th1 9ast: h1 had said: =B.rds .9h1t had said that th1 2r. and (llah will reward the thankful.u7h n.rshi991d Allah: Allah is th1 Ci6in7: and d.f Sayyiduna Abu Bakr wh1n h1 first s9.n him< had t.i/1: t. 0h1 2r.= .9h1t had a/tually di1d? =4h.9h1t . th1 B18t 4.f %ud7m1nt..rshi9 .ntinu1d: =-f it had n. -n th1 si7ht .us .r this: his 7ra61 w.9h1t .n1s and th1 b1st .t di1.m9ani.r 7.w a b1tt1r than this.: du1 t. (Quran 2"#<<& 0hus it was that th1 family and 3.t1d th1 ayat@ Muhammad is only a Messenger.ns . r1lat1d that th1 2r. had l.us 91.m wh1r1 h1 had di1d.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .ld: and A'isha was 1i7ht11n.n h1r br1ast: and 71ntly sh1 laid it .f w...uld n.f th1ir ri7ht1.f Allah b1 u9.9h1ts w1r1 always buri1d wh1r1 th1y had di1d: s. Sayyiduna mar: =C1t us 6isit mm Ayman .uld n.t b11n f.n him< us1d t.9h1t .9h1ts and ri7ht1. r1main in this w. that n. th1 fa/t that it mi7ht b1/.t w119in7 .wn his 9la/1 in th1 Hard1n: and th1n .9l1 di1: th1y build a 9la/1 . l.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.er turns +ack on his heels will not harm (llah in the least.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .u7h th1 h1arts . Will it +e that when he dies or is killed.91n 9la/1 :but it /.am n.ff1r1d th1 /h.9h1t .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .rshi91d +uhammad: +uhammad is d1ad: and wh.n th1 Fay . t.f Allah th1y will b1 th1 w.squ1.t b1li161 that th1ir b1l.uran 4?#(< -t was th1n that A'isha kn1w that h1 had b11n 7i61n th1 /h.9h1t's m.n1: 91rha9s r1m1mb1rin7 th1 w.n1 .r th1 +1ss1n71r .n him< has n. h1r? =4hy ar1 y.m9ani.= 0h1n h1 qu.n: had di1d in h1r arms.n him< was buri1d in A'isha's r.k1d aft1r th1 2r.y<: f.rat1 it with su/h 9i/tur1s. a//19t th1 in16itabl1: 161n th.m Allah has bl1ss1d fr.rld.m1 a m.wards Allah al.= -n th1 9assa71 . 6isit h1r.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .n m1 and j.= A'isha /.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .61d husband: th1 +1ss1n71r .f 91.9h1ts and th1 truthful . A7ain sh1 h1ard him murmur: => Allah: with th1 Hi7h1st 3.161r w.r 161r w. dir1/t th1ir w. 6isit +1dina 161ry y1ar ar1 fill1d with l.f Allah b1 u9.f Allah b1 u9.us .n1s: and th1 martyrs: and th1 ri7ht1.u w119in75 4hat th1 +1ss1n71r .rshi9.uld b1 buri1d: but th1n Abu Bakr as Siddiq r1m1mb1r1d what wh1n h1 was ali61: th1 2r.9l1 .r th1 +1ss1n71r .f Allah b1 u9.= 0h1n sh1 h1ard him murmur: => Allah: f.

' Abdullah ibn +u7haffal said that th1 +1ss1n71r .am w119in7 b1/aus1 th1 r161lati. n.m9ani.f th1 fa/t that what th1 +1ss1n71r .ds.t f1ar 9.rt1d that Allah's +1ss1n71r .f th1 ulama said: =)1/.= .us1: his wi61s and his 3.n that us1d t. 4h.9h1t .t /urs1 my 3. b 1 s1i"1d.m9ani. w.= >n1 .y th1m as it d1str.n him< dyin7 at th1 a71 .f what sh1 transmitt1d was r1/.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .61 .rm it ri7ht u9 until t.9h1t's h.w a b1tt1r than this:= sh1 r19li1d: =but .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . ha61 r1a/h1d 91rf1/ti.9h1t's wi61s: .f th1m t.f th1 2r.in7 s.ut t.untl1ss +uslims ha61 /.f A'isha as /.m him.n him.adi -yad als.= A'isha: h.n1s: f.f Allah .f Allah b1 u9.mmunity: but .t all .7niti.r /.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with all .may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< .f tharid ..7niti.9l1 .th1r fifty y1ars aft1r him aft1r th1 2r.ns.7niti.n him< in th1 n18t@ but whil1 sh1 was ali61: sh1 9ass1d .unt1rw1i7ht fr. Abu +usa r19.m th1 Air1.m1at . /.n: but n.n him< said: =F. C.y th1 91.n .f +uhammad is /r.w161r: lik1 all . wr.w1r stru77l1s: and as w1 all kn.n and th1 /.At' 0irmidhi< 0h1 +1ss1n71r .9l1 b1f.m th1 h1a61ns has /1as1d.t1: =3ursin7 th1 91.w1r1 a l1af .n71d t. /.m9ani.f Allah b1 u9.ssin7 .m fr. A'isha Siddiqa .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . Ari1ndshi9 f.rit1 f.f Allah .m1 fr. )1/.f that brin7s with it r1/.f whi/h w1r1 9l1asant .9h1t's d1ath: .n him< said: =)1/.t a//19t any r1/.am unawar1 . +u/h .nqu1sts that th1 +uslims 1891ri1n/1d: th1r1 /am1 w1alth: and with th1 w1alth /am1 disa7r11m1nts and 9.61d b.f Allah b1 u9.b1/aus1 . n.r 6171tabl1 st1w: whi/h was th1 2r.f th1 ri7hts and r1s91/t that ar1 du1 t.th1r w.161r l.9h1t .ntinu1d t.n: in this /as1 m1ans r1/.f Allah b1 u9.f 2hara.n him< said: =0h1r1 ha61 b11n many m1n wh.n t.may Allah b1 9l1as1d with h1r< Furin7 that tim1 sh1 saw many /han71s: n.t mak1 th1m a tar71t aft1r m1.d< .n a tr11E= li61d .uld that .. th1 . h1r.n/1 said: => w.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah said: =Allah: Allah: my 3.61r all .m91ns1 .th .161r hat1s th1m: in/urs my hat1 by d.ns: and dis9ara7in7 th1m is haram: and th1 .61rty f. b1n1fit f.= .f -mran: Asiyya: th1 wif1 .9l1 is .n him< said: =.n .n 18/19t +ary: th1 dau7ht1r .n .rd1d in writt1n f.f Allah and th1 an71ls and all 91.= .. 4h. 4h.161r harms Allah is ab. 4h.d. w119 with h1r.7niti.f1ar w1alth f.day.9h1t's fa6.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f +uhammad is saf1ty fr.r an.61s th1m.m1n: ha61 r1a/h1d 91rf1/ti.9h1t. th1 2r.n1 wh.m this w.th1r f. Allah will n.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .61s th1m: it is by my l.r1 th1m.n1 wh. d.n him< has n.m th1 Air1.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .7ni"in7 th1ir 9la/1 in r1lati.adi -yad r1lat1s that th1 2r.161r harms th1m has harm1d m1.f it.wl1d71 and wisd. 161ry.r it d1str.f Allah b1 u9.f th1 family .9h1t .m9ar1d t.r my /.f th1 family . n. th1m b1/aus1 .r th1 family . /am1 t.w: th1 2r.161r harms m1 has harm1d Allah.1s it is /urs1d.m1n in that .r th1m: f.r with th1 189ansi.f Allah b1 u9.n f.n h1r kn.f si8ty 1i7ht: in !& AH .= 0onc"usion .m t.61 that h1 l. 4h.161r /urs1s th1m: th1 /urs1 .f +uhammad is fr11d. 4h.rm: and s.f th1 2r.nsE F.f Allah b1 u9.rld and l.h: and th1 18/1ll1n/1 . t1ars: and th1y b17an t. b1 r1unit1d with th1 2r.f th1m< r1main1d d1ta/h1d fr.61r Sirat.= 0his m.

9h1t: .f Allah .th1r than A'isha.9h1t .nsid1r1d t. >n1 9.n.f it has disb1li161d.= . n. /urs1s A'isha is kill1d.n1 wh.us1 . th1 +1ss1n71r .= -bn Shaban r1lat1d this fr.n him< is kill1d. n. is /.t 6isit th1m.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f Allah b1 u9.771d wh1r1as any.n1 wh.n with r1s91/t t.9l1 will /.siti. 9. /urs1s .m1.= 0h 2r.f th1 3.771d with th1 hadd f. n.m9ani. 4h.ns is that ad.r sland1r.n him< by /ursin7 his wif1.ns.r a l.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . n.s1d th1 .m9ani.f Allah b1 u9.rt1d that /ursin7 and harmin7 th1m harm1d him.n1 wh.t /urs1 my 3. wr.siti.ut Aatima: =Sh1 is 9art . 4hat harms h1r: harms m1. /urs1s s.f Allah b1 u9.f what is du1 t.t j.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . will /urs1 my 3. +alik said: =4h.m +alik that any.n1d f.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f th1 2r.f Allah b1 u9.f tim1 wh.m9ani. th1 H.n1 . n.G (@<"#A& @ s.m9ani. n.n him< And ma! the b"essin1s and peace of A""ah be upon the Prophet Muhammad2 and on his fami"! and on his 0ompanions2 and on a"" ho fo""o s him and them in hat the! are ab"e ith sincerit!2 unti" the . wh.9h1t is 7i61n a 9ainful b1atin7 and im9ris.nn1/t1d t.t j. 0h1 .m +alik b1/aus1 Allah has said: =(llah wishes that you should ne.adi -yad als.f Allah b1 u9.wn 9.n1 wh.n him< . F.161r r16il1s his 3.t1? 0h1r1 ar1 tw.m +alik that s. A 91.t harm m1 in r1s91/t .f Allah b1 u9.siti.t sit in th1ir ass1mbli1s and if th1y ar1 ill: d.f Allah b1 u9.m1 at th1 1nd . -bn Shaban tak1s th1 first 9. s91akin7 ill .ns. -t is haram t.. H1 is fl. /urs1s Abu Bakr is fl.ns sh. . H1 was ask1d: =4hy is that5= H1 said: =4h.ns.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s . H1 said: =F.uld b1 dis/i9lin1d.91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .f A'isha.in th1m and d.in with th1m and d.adi -yad als. Abu +usab r1lat1d fr.f m1.ers.n1 wh.th1r is that sh1 is /.er repeat the like of it again if you are +elie.9t1d by th1 s/h.m9ani.99. harm th1 2r.9h1t .161r /urs1s my 3.f +alik.ast Da!3 AM44*5 .9h1t .f th1 2r.161r atta/ks h1r has .ns r17ardin7 s.m1.th1r 3.= 0h1 b1st kn. b1 lik1 th1 . n.t1? -t is r1lat1d fr.0h1 2r. wr.9h1t .161r d.siti.f th1 wi61s .f Allah b1 u9.m1.n him<.n him< said: =4h.= HD said ab.l .9h1t .9h1t .n him< r19.n him< said: =F.= 0h1 2r.n is that h1 is kill1d b1/aus1 h1 has /urs1d th1 2r.161r r16il1s th1 2r.t marry with th1m and d.ns: b1at him.n7 tim1 until his r191ntan/1 is /l1ar b1/aus1 h1 has mad1 li7ht .1s r191at th1 lik1 .91a/1 and bl1ssin7s .m9ani.uran.