He married her at the age of twenty-five and she remained with him to see the day that Allāh, Mighty and Magnificent, commissioned him. She was a truthful and sincere partner…
- al-Hārith who was the oldest son of `Abdu’l-Muţţalib and it was after him that he took his honorific. A large group of his children and grandchildren were Companions.
- Qutham, he passed away in infancy.
- Zubayr, one of the nobles of the Quraysh. His son was `Abdullāh ibn Zubayr who fought in the battle of Hunayn alongside the Prophet (SAW). He was martyred at Ajnādayn and it is reported that he was found at the side of seven people that he had killed, who had fought him.
- Hamzah, the Lion of Allāh and His Messenger and his foster brother. He accepted Islām early on, migrated to Madīnah and witnessed the Battle of Badr. He was martyred at the Battle of Uhud and had but one daughter.
- Abū al-Fadl al-`Abbās, he accepted Islām and migrated to Madīnah. He was older than the Prophet (SAW) by three years and of his sons three were Companions: al-Fadl, `Abdullāh and Qutham. He died in Madīnah during the rule of `Uthmān. Only al-`Abbās and Hamzah of his (SAW) uncles accepted Islām
- Abū Ţālib, his name was `Abd-Manāf. He was born Ţālib who died as a disbeliever; `Aqīl, Ja`far, `Alī and Umm Hānī’ all of who were Companions. Umm Hāni’s name is Fākhitah and it is also said Hind. Jumānah is also mentioned as one of his children.
- Abū Lahb, his name is `Abdu’l-`Uzzah. He was given this agnomen by his father because of his handsome features. Of his children were `Utbah and Mu`tab who fought with the Prophet (SAW) at Hunayn and Durrah who was also a Companion. He also had Utaybah who was killed by a lion at Zarqā’, Syria, as a disbeliever as supplicated by the Messenger of Allāh (SAW).
- Hajl, whose name was al-Mughīrah.
- Ghaydāq, he was given this name because he was the most generous of the Quraysh and the most prolific in feeding the poor.
- Şafiyyah. She accepted Islām and undertook the Hijrah. She was the mother of Zubair ibn al-`Awām and died in Madīnah during the rule of `Umar ibn al-Khaţţāb.
- `Ātikah. It is said that she accepted Islām and she is the one who had the dream about the Battle of Badr. She gave birth to `Abdullāh who was a Companion and Zuhayr and Quraybah.
- Arwā, she was born Ţulayb ibn `Umayr who was from the first Muhājirūn. He was present at Badr and was martyred at Ajnādayn and he had no children.
- Umaymah, she was born `Abdullāh who was martyred at Uhud; Abū Ahmad who was blind and a poet; Zaynab the wife of the Prophet (SAW); Habībah and Hamnah – all of whom were Companions; and `Ubaydullāh who accepted Islām and then became Christian in Abysinnia, dying as a disbeliever.
- Barrah, who was born Abū Salamah `Abdullāh, he was the husband of Umm Salamah before the Prophet (SAW).
- Umm Hakīm who was known as al-Baydā’ (the White Woman). She was born Arwā ibn Kurayz who was the mother of `Uthmān ibn `Affān (RA).
Abu Rumaysah Refi Shafi was born and brought up in High Wycombe. He currently studies with Shaykh Haitham Al-Haddad and, previously, Shaykh Abu AbdiRahman Al-Libee. He graduated from Imperial College from the faculty of Electronic Engineering. He currently works as a Software Engineer and is the chairman of WISE (Wycombe Islamic Society). He is very active in his local community, especially with his Masjid and working with youth. He has translated a number of books such as ‘The Criterion between the Friends of Allah and the Friends of Shaytan,’ and ‘Relief from Distress (the Dua of Yunus ‘alayhī al-Salām),’ both by Ibn Taymiyyah as well as many others. He has also written an explanation of Surah al-Fatihah called ‘The Spiritual Cure.’ He currently gives weekly circles in High Wycombe on a variety of topics covering aqidah, fiqh, hadith, tafsir and Arabic Language. He is also a Lecturer for MRDF.