Also, she offered gifts to Fatima. By marrying her, Muhammad also established kinship ties with the banu Makhzum, his previous opponents.  According to Watt, it is almost certain that she was working for marriage with Muhammad before the end of 626. , Watt states that all of Muhammad's marriages had the political aspect of strengthening friendly relationships and were based on the Arabian custom. She used to give out and spend whatever she had; she gave away a house that she had when she was still alive. She gave some of Muhammad's other wives gifts from her jewels that she brought with her from Khaybar. He's fit a remarkable amount of life into his 47 years through football, business, and philanthropy. ", Although Muhammad's wives had a special status as Mothers of the Believers, he did not allow them to use his status as a prophet to obtain special treatment in public. Meanwhile, her father approached Muhammad with ransom to secure her release, but Muhammed still refused to release her.  According to Ibn Sa'd, Safiyyah was very charitable and generous. Her husband, Mustafa bin Safwan, had been killed in the battle. His 102 receptions during the 2000 season tied for the NFL lead. A Mosque in the area of Medina, possibly: This page was last edited on 28 November 2020, at 12:42. " The Qur'an,33:37 however, indicated that this marriage was a duty imposed upon him by God. However, Muhammad was later seen complaining to Orton during a Sunday Night Football game against the Atlanta Falcons. Muhammad freed her from her captor Dihya and proposed marriage, which Safiyya accepted. Some of Muhammad's widows were active politically in the Islamic state after Muhammad's death. After 14 seasons in the NFL, he retired from professional football..  When it became known that tribes persons of Mustaliq were kinsmen of the prophet of Islam through marriage, the Muslims began releasing their captives. The Carolina Panthers selected Muhammad in the 1996 NFL Draft's second round with the 43rd overall pick.  When her husband died, Muhammad aiming to provide for her, married her in 4 A.H. She was nicknamed Umm Al-Masakeen (roughly translates as the mother of the poor), because of her kindness and charity.  He noted that remarriage was difficult for widows in a society that emphasized virgin marriages.  Attempting to divide the Muslim community, they spread rumors as part of a strategy of attacking Muhammad through his wives.  The last of Muhammad's wives, Umm Salama lived to hear about the tragedy of Karbala in 680, dying the same year.  According to some, by marrying Safiyyah, Muhammad aimed at ending the enmity and hostility between Jews and Islam. Muslim scholars state she had many good moral qualities. It implied that treating adopted sons as real sons was objectionable and that there should now be a complete break with the past. , After leaving the Bears, Muhammad told Sports Illustrated Chicago is "where wide receivers go to die." Muhammad came to her and wiped her tears with his dress and hands, but the more he asked her not to cry, the more she went on weeping. Muhammad is also a spokesperson for the Men For Change organization which helps raise money for impoverished women's shelters. Although he played all sixteen games in 2006, the Bears listed him as probable or questionable before many games.  During their marriage, Khadija purchased the slave Zayd ibn Harithah, then adopted the young man as her son at Muhammad's request. , Muhammad's statistics improved with Rex Grossman at quarterback in the 2006 season. He soon married the daughter of the Quraysh leader, Abu Sufyan ibn Harb, aimed at further reconciling his opponents.  On September 14, while playing against the Bears, he became the 29th player in NFL history to reach 10,000 career receiving yards. She had previously converted to Islam (in Mecca) against her father's will. According to the Qur'an, God forbade anyone to marry the wives of Muhammad, because of their respect and honour, after he died.  She is also known for narrating 2210 hadith, not just on matters related to Muhammad's private life, but also on topics such as marriage, sex, inheritance, pilgrimage, eschatology, among other subjects. All but two of his marriages were contracted after the Hegira (or Hijra - migration to Medina).  Thus, Muhammad's marriage resulted in the freedom of nearly one hundred families whom he had recently enslaved. , Muhammad had a down year in 2007, and the Bears released him on February 18, 2008. Maria al-Qibtiyya was an Egyptian Coptic Christian, sent as a gift to Muhammad from Muqawqis, a Byzantine official. , According to Islamic tradition, Safiyya was beautiful, patient, intelligent, learned and gentle, and she respected Muhammad as "Allah's Messenger". 13, p. 168, Cited in Muhammad Fathi Mus'ad, The Wives of the Prophet Muhammad: Their Strives and Their Lives, p.172), Muhammad Husayn Haykal, The Life of Muhammad (North American Trust Publications, 1976), p. 373, Al-Bayhaqi, Dala'il an-Nubuwwah, vol.  The story laid much stress on Zaynab's perceived beauty. Muhammad was a two-time Pro Bowl selection for the Panthers in 1999 and 2004 and also made the 2004 All-Pro Team. However, he saw less action as Grossman began to play inconsistently after the season's midway point.  They had two sons, Qasim and Abd-Allah (nicknamed al-Ṭāhir and al-Ṭayyib respectively), both died young, and four daughters—Zaynab, Ruqaiya, Umm Kulthum and Fatimah.  According to Martin Lings, Muhammad had given Safiyyah the choice of returning to the defeated Banu Nadir, or becoming Muslim and marrying him, and Safiyyah opted for the latter choice. * indicates that the marriage order is disputed, Mother Abiona or Amtelai the daughter of Karnebo, Slayers of Saleh's she-camel (Qaddar ibn Salif and Musda' ibn Dahr). Also the accuracy of incident free from which wife of Muhammad, isn't confirmed by shia scholar (Grand Ayatollah Naser Makarem Shirazi), because the Ismah of Muhammad is violated.  This story has been rejected by most Muslim scholars mainly because of its lack of having any chain of narration and its complete absence from any authentic hadith.