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Halah bint Wuhayb ibn Abd Manaf ibn Zuhrah (Arabic: هالة بنت وهيب بن عبد مناف بن زهرة‎) was one of Abdul-Muttalib ibn Hashim's wives.

Halah bint Wuhayb
Known forWife of Abdul-Muttalib ibn Hashim, the grandfather of the Islamic prophet Muhammad
Spouse(s)Abdul-Muttalib ibn Hashim
ChildrenHamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib
Quthum ibn Abdul-Muttalib
Hijl ibn Abdul-Muttalib
al-Muqaowwim ibn Abdul-Muttalib
Parent(s)Wuhayb ibn Abd Manaf (Banu Zuhrah)
RelativesAminah bint Wahb (sister)

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BiographyEdit

Halah married Abdul-Muttalib the same day as sister Aminah bint Wahb ibn Abd Manaf ibn Zuhrah, the mother of the Islamic prophet Muhammad married Abdullah ibn Abdul-Muttalib.[1]

She was the mother of Hamza, Safiyyah, al-Muqawwim and Ḥajl. Thus Hamza was related to Muhammad in several ways. He was a first cousin once removed (on his mother's side); an uncle (on his father's side); and foster-brother by Thuwaybah, the freed slave girl of Abu Lahab.[citation needed] Hamza and Muhammad were also brothers-in-law, as Hamza's wife Salma bint Umays was a half-sister of Maymunah, a wife of Muhammad. Another sister, Umm Fadl, was married to ‘Abbas ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib, another uncle of Muhammad.

Halah's brothers included Abu Waqqas (father of Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas) and Naufal.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lings, Martin (1983). Muhammad: His Life Based on the Earliest Sources. George Allen & Unwin. p. 17. ISBN 0946621330.

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