Allah Has Bestowed Special Status and Honor on The Wivesthe Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW). The Wives of the Prophet (SAW) have Been called the mothers of The Believers.
النَّبِيُّ أَوْلَى بِالْمُؤْمِنِينَ مِنْ أَنفُسِهِمْ وَأَزْوَاجُهُ أُمَّهَاتُهُمْ
The Prophet is closer to the believers than their own souls and his wives are their mothers. (Surat Al-Azhab: 6)
The Wives of The Prophet (SAW) were Not ordinary Women. So, Allah the Almighty Said to Them-
يَا نِسَاء النَّبِيِّ لَسْتُنَّ كَأَحَدٍ مِّنَ النِّسَاء
“0 Wives of The Prophet! You Are Not Like Other Women. ” (Surat Al-Azhab: 32)
Wives of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)
Who are the 11 wives of prophet Muhammad (PBUH) | Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) wives’ names in order?
Below Are the Names and Brief Identities of The Women Who had the privilege of being the wife of the beloved Prophet. So Let Us Begin to Know the Names.
1. Khadija Bint Khuyailid
The First Wife of The Beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) And the First Person to Convert to Islam, A Woman, and A Successful Businessman. The Prophet (SAW) Was the First to Invite His Beloved Wife Khadijah to Islam. Khadijah BintKhuwailidreceived the title of‘Tahira’for Her Holy Character before she converted to Islam. She Is Also Known as‘Khadijatul Kubra’.
2. Sawda Bint Jam’wa
She First Married As-Saqran Ibn Amr who was killed in The Battle ofJalula. After The Death of Her First Husband, As-Saqran Ibn Amr, The Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) Married SawdabintJama’a.
3. AyshaBint Abu Bokar
Ayesha Siddique was The Third Wife of The Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and The Daughter of The Famous Shahabi (Companion)Hazrat Abu Bokar(SAW). UmmulMuminin Ayesha Siddique (R), Her Contribution To The Traditional History Of Islam Is Undeniable And Very Important.
4. Hafsa Bint Omar
Hafsa (R) was the daughter of the Second Caliph Hazrat Omar (R). She First Married Hunais Ibn Huzaifa and later Became a Widow. At the End of The Waiting period, Father Omar (R) First Proposed to Hazrat Usman ibn Affan (R) And Then Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq(R) to marry Hafsa (R). When These Two Companions declined The Offer, Then Father Omar Proposed Marriage To Prophet Muhammad (SAW) And He Married Hafsa(R).
5. Zaynab Bint Khujayma
Zaynab’s First Husband’s Name Was Abdullah Bin Jahash. When The Companion Abdullah Bin Sahash (R) Was Martyred in The Battle of Uhud. Then by a proposal Prophet Muhammad (SAW) married Hazrat Zainab bintKhuzaymah with 400 Dirhams Mohrana . At that time, it was almost the last month of ZilHajj. But after 3 months of marriage, mother Hazrat Zainab bintKhuzaymah left the world.
6. Juyairiya Bint Al Haris
She was the daughter of the chief of the Banu Mustaliq tribe of Arabia, Al Haris Ibn Abi Diyar. In the year 5 AH, the Prophet (SAW) married Zuwairiyabint al-Haris. The Prophet (SAW) was 56 years old when the marriage took place. Juwairiyabint al-Haris, on the other hand, was only 20 years old.
7. Umme Salma Hind BintAbhiUmaiya
Her real name is Hind Al Makhzumia. Her first husband’s name was Abu Salamah Ibn Al Asad. He converted to Islam in the first period of the Prophet’s preaching along with His wife. Her husband took part in the battle of Uhud and was severely wounded. But in the end, he died. At the time of his death, he had 4 children in total. To save her from such a situation, Muhammad (PBUH) married Her.
8. Safia Bint Huyay
She was a Jewish girl. Her first marriage was to Salam Ibn Mishkham. She later divorced him and married the Prophet. She was the daughter of Huwyai, the head of the Jewish tribe. After her marriage to the Prophet (SAW), she practiced Islam very well and contributed a lot to Islam.
9. Ramhal (Umme Habiba) Bint Abu Sofian
She is better known as Umme Habiba. His real name is Ramhalbint Abu Sufyan. Her first marriage was to Ubaydullah bin Jahesh. But He left Islam. For this reason, there was dissolved. In this situation, the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) married her.
10. Maimuna Bint Al Harish
She was the last wife of the Prophet. His real name was Barakah. But when the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) married her, her name was changed to Maimunabint Al Haris. The mother of every Muslim is Maimunabint Al Harish.
11. Maria Al Kibtia
She was originally a Christian woman and at the same time was a slave. A man named Mukwakis sent him and his sister to the Prophet (SAW). Then Maria Al-Kibtia converted to Islam and began to follow Islam properly. Prophet (SAW) married her. However, the Prophet (SAW) did not marry her until she converted to Islam.