Citation for Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

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" Khadijah bint Khuwaylid ." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Aug 24, 2019. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1255>.

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" Khadijah bint Khuwaylid ." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e1255 (accessed Aug 24, 2019).

Khadijah bint Khuwaylid

(d. ca. 618 )

First wife of Muhammad , and his only wife until her death. Mother of Fatimah and other sons and daughters of Muhammad. First person to believe in Muhammad's prophethood. Wealthy widow who hired Muhammad to oversee her commercial transactions. Married Muhammad when she was around forty and he was twenty-five. Revered as a good and faithful wife, mother, and Muslim.

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