mothers of believers

The belief of Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah accorded the mothers of the believers – may God be pleased with them – respect, appreciation, care and honor. God Almighty said in the Noble Qur’an: (The Prophet is more worthy of the believers than themselves).[١] The Sheikh of Islam Ibn Taymiyyah – may God have mercy on him – transmitted the prohibition of marriage to the mothers of the believers – may God be pleased with them – after the death of the Messenger, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him. They preferred the afterlife and the great reward from God – the Most High – with their patience over the narrow condition of the Messenger – may God bless him and grant him peace – over the life of this world and its adornment and embellishment. His wife, Khadija bint Khuwaylid, may God be pleased with her, and one of the mothers of the believers – may God be pleased with them – who had a great and good biography; Hafsa bint Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, may God be pleased with her, when was the death of Hafsa, the wife of the Messenger, may God bless him and grant him peace?[٢]

The death of Hafsa, the wife of the Prophet

Hafsa bint Omar Ibn Al-Khattab – may God be pleased with her – died forty-five years after the Prophet’s migration.[٣] And her death was after she was exhausted and tired by illness, and after she died, she was carried in a coffin on a bed, and the Emir of Medina at that time, Marwan Ibn Al-Hakam, may God be pleased with him, and one of the honorable companions who prayed over her was Abu Huraira, may God be pleased with him, and then she was buried in the Al-Baqi cemetery. In Medina, Marwan bin Al-Hakam – may God be pleased with him – remained sitting at her grave until the burial was completed, and her two brothers: Abdullah and Asim, may God be pleased with them both, descended in her grave. or to the grave of the Messenger of God, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, and the Companions – may God be pleased with them – often went to her house; To inquire about and learn the provisions of Islamic Sharia.[٤]

Hafsa, the Prophet’s wife

She is Hafsa bint Omar bin Al-Khattab bin Fadil Al-Adawiya Al-Qurashi, her mother is Zainab bint Mazoon, and her uncle is Othman bin Mazoon – may God be pleased with him – who was one of the pre-Islamic in Mecca. Five years ago, and the narrations mention that her birth was on the date of rebuilding the honorable Kaaba after it was washed away by a torrent. May God be pleased with her – on the respect and fear of the father, and she was also raised on the love of knowledge and learning, so she learned to read and write from her childhood and excelled over her peers, and she used to hear about the events that were taking place between the believers under the leadership of the Messenger, may God bless him and grant him peace, and the unbelievers from the Quraysh tribe.[٥]

The marriage of Hafsa bint Omar

Hafsa bint Omar – may God be pleased with her – married the young Muslim Khunais bin Hudhafa al-Sahmi, may God be pleased with him, and she was responsible for the marriage; She assumed responsibility and performed her marital duties wisely, even though she was young, which made her life with her husband full of love, affection and harmony, and she also appreciated the position of her husband, Khunais; He was among the forerunners to Islam and among those who sacrificed in order to call for the message of Islam with themselves and their money, and among the immigrants to Abyssinia, then he was among the immigrants to Medina with his wife Hafsa bint Omar, may God be pleased with her, and after the migration of Muslims to Medina, Muslims fought several battles and invasions and were The first battle was the Battle of Badr, which took place in the second year of the Prophet’s migration, and the Battle of Badr, led by the Messenger, may God bless him and grant him peace, ended with the victory of the Muslims and the defeat of the polytheists. The other, so the Quraysh wanted to restore their position and prepared for that great armies and set out to confront the Muslims and the Messenger – may God bless him and grant him peace – so the Battle of Uhud, and one of the losses of Muslims in the Battle of Uhud was the injury of a number of Muslims with wounds and arrows. , until he died after suffering, pain, and wounds overwhelmed him.[٥]

The Prophet’s marriage to Hafsa

After Hafsa’s husband died; Khunais bin Hudhafa Al-Sahmi – may God be pleased with him – Omar bin Al-Khattab – may God be pleased with him – grieved greatly for his daughter, so he proposed marriage to Othman bin Affan – may God be pleased with him – from his daughter Hafsa. Othman did not want to marry and refused Omar bin Al-Khattab’s request; Othman bin Affan lost his wife Ruqayyah bint Muhammad, may God bless him and grant him peace, and was overwhelmed with grief. May God be pleased with him – and he went to the Messenger – may God’s prayers and peace be upon him – and told him what happened with Othman bin Affan and Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq, so the Messenger – may God’s prayers and peace be upon him – eased the anger of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, may God be pleased with him, then the Messenger – may God’s prayers and peace be upon him – went He went to the house of Omar Ibn Al-Khattab and asked him to marry his daughter Hafsa, may God be pleased with her. Omar Ibn Al-Khattab was very happy about that.[٥]

the reviewer

  1. ↑ Surah Al-Ahzab, Verse: 6.
  2. ↑ “The Virtues of the Mothers of the Believers, may God be pleased with them”, www.alukah.net, accessed on March 23, 2018. act.
  3. ↑ “Mothers of the Believers, may God be pleased with them”, www.alukah.net, accessed on March 23, 2018. act.
  4. ↑ Khaled Al-Hamoudi, Mother of the Believers Hafsa bint Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, p. 10-11. act.
  5. ^ AB T Khaled Al-Hamoudi, Mother of the Believers Hafsa bint Omar Ibn Al-Khattab, p. 2-6. act.

When did the Prophet’s wife, Hafsa, die?

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