Zayd ibn Harithah

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Zaid ibn Haritha
زَيْد ٱبْن حَارِثَة
تخطيط اسم زيد بن حارثة.png
Calligraphic representation of Zayd's name
Bornc. 581
Died629 (aged 48)
Cause of deathMartyrdom in the Battle of Mu'tah
Known foradopted son of Muhammad
Spouse(s)Durrah bint Abi Lahab
Umm Ayman (Barakah)
Hind bint al-Awwam
Humayma bint Sayfi
Zaynab bint Jahsh
Umm Kulthum bint Uqba
Children
Parent(s)Harithah ibn Sharahil (Basharahil), Suda bint Thaalaba

Zayd ibn Harithah (Arabic: زَيْد ٱبْن حَارِثَة‎, Zayd ibn Ḥārithah) (c. 581–629 CE), was a Companion of the Prophet of Islam and his adopted son. He is the only Companion whose name appears in the Qur'an.[1]

Family tree[change | change source]

Kilab ibn MurrahFatimah bint Sa'd
Zuhrah ibn Kilab
(progenitor of Banu Zuhrah)
maternal great-great-grandfather
Qusai ibn Kilab
paternal great-great-great-grandfather
Hubba bint Hulail
paternal great-great-great-grandmother
`Abd Manaf ibn Zuhrah
maternal great-grandfather
`Abd Manaf ibn Qusai
paternal great-great-grandfather
Atikah bint Murrah
paternal great-great-grandmother
Wahb ibn `Abd Manaf
maternal grandfather
Hashim ibn 'Abd Manaf
(progenitor of Banu Hashim)
paternal great-grandfather
Salma bint `Amr
paternal great-grandmother
Fatimah bint `Amr
paternal grandmother
`Abdul-Muttalib
paternal grandfather
Halah bint Wuhayb
paternal step-grandmother
Aminah
mother
`Abdullah
father
Az-Zubayr
paternal uncle
Harith
paternal half-uncle
Hamza
paternal half-uncle
Thuwaybah
first nurse
Halimah
second nurse
Abu Talib
paternal uncle
`Abbas
paternal half-uncle
Abu Lahab
paternal half-uncle
6 other sons
and 6 daughters
MuhammadKhadija
first wife
`Abd Allah ibn `Abbas
paternal cousin
Fatimah
daughter
Ali
paternal cousin and son-in-law
family tree, descendants
Qasim
son
`Abd-Allah
son
Zainab
daughter
Ruqayyah
daughter
Uthman
second cousin and son-in-law
family tree
Umm Kulthum
daughter
Zayd
adopted son
Ali ibn Zainab
grandson
Umamah bint Zainab
granddaughter
`Abd-Allah ibn Uthman
grandson
Rayhana bint Zayd
wife
Usama ibn Zayd
adoptive grandson
Muhsin ibn Ali
grandson
Hasan ibn Ali
grandson
Husayn ibn Ali
grandson
family tree
Umm Kulthum bint Ali
granddaughter
Zaynab bint Ali
granddaughter
Safiyya
tenth wife
Abu Bakr
father-in-law
family tree
Sawda
third wife
Umar
father-in-law
family tree
Umm Salama
sixth wife
Juwayriya
eighth wife
Maymuna
eleventh wife
Aisha
third wife
Family tree
{{{Zaynab bint Khuzaymah}}}Hafsa
fourth wife
Zaynab
seventh wife
Umm Habiba
ninth wife
Maria al-Qibtiyya
twelfth wife
Ibrahim
son
  • * indicates that the marriage order is disputed
  • Note that direct lineage is marked in bold.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Watt, Montgomery, Muhammad at Mecca, Oxford University Press, 1953
  • Watt, Montgomery, Muhammad at Medina, Oxford University Press, 1956
  • Lings, Martin. The life of Muhammad from the earliest sources.
  • Lecker, M. (1960–2005). "Udhra". The Encyclopaedia of Islam, New Edition (12 vols.). Leiden: E. J. Brill. pp. 773–774.

Reference[change | change source]

  1. Surah Al-Ahzab; Chapter 33, Verse 37.