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Abu Talib ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib (d. 619) was an uncle of Muhammad and raised and supported him while he was a young man. He was a full brother of Muhammad's father Abdullah, who had died before Muhammad's birth. Abu Talib took care of Muhammad after the death of Muhammad's mother. Abu Talib also protected Muhammad against other Quraishites who were the Prophet's enemies. ... Muhammad is a common male name for Muslims. ...

While Muhammad was a child, Abu Talib was head of the Banu Hashim clan of the Quraish tribe. While the Banu Hashim was an important clan, Abu Talib was not a rich man. Once Muhammad got older, he took responsibility for Abu Talib's son Ali in order to help his uncle out. Banu Hashim is a clan in the Quraish tribe. ... Quraish (Arabic: ) refers to the Meccan tribe that Muhammad belonged to. ... Imaginary portrait of Ali ibn Abi Talib, by Iranian artist. ...

After Muhammad began preaching the message of Islam, more and more members of the Quraish tribe came to feel threatened by Muhammad. In attempts to quiet him, they would lean on Abu Talib to silence his nephew or control him. Despite these pressures, Abu Talib did nothing but support Muhammad and defended him from the other heads of the Quraish. Islam  listen? (Arabic: al-islām) the submission to God is a monotheistic faith, one of the Abrahamic religions, and the worlds second largest religion. ...

He died at around the same time as Muhammad's beloved wife Khadija, leading to an immensely sad time for the Prophet of Islam. This year was know as the saddest year of the life of the Prophet. Khadija (Arabic: خديجه ) was the first wife of the Prophet Muhammad. ...

After the death of Abu Talib, Muhammad emigrated to Medina. Hijra may refer to: Hijra (Hegira/Hijrah/Hejira) is an Arabic term referring to the migration of the Prophet Muhammad from Mecca to Medina in 622. ... This article is about the Saudi city of Medina. ...

Some Muslim claim that Abu Talib never recited the 'Kalima', so was a non-muslim. Although this is highly unlikely as Abu Talib carried out the nikkah ceremony of Muhammad Secondly he raised Muhammad and God would never let a kafir raise his prophet as at the time of Muhammad's birth there were some people who followed the path of Prophet Abraham and did not worship Idols. Nikkah is the contract between a bride and bridegroom and part of a Islamic marriage. ... see kaffir lime for the condiment, kaffir for the derogatory Afrikaans term for native Africans. ... Abraham (אַבְרָהָם Father/Leader of many, Standard Hebrew Avraham, Tiberian Hebrew ʾAḇrāhām; Arabic ابراهيم Ibrāhīm) is the patriarch of Judaism, recognized by Christianity, and a very important prophet in Islam. ...

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Comparative Index to Islam : ABU TALIB (506 words)
Abu Talib took care of Muhammad after his mother Aminah and grandfather Abdul Muttalib died.
Muhammad was greatful for all that Abu Talib and his wife Fatima bint Asad did for him.
Abu Talib), saying, "Perhaps my intercession will be helpful to him on the Day of Resurrection so that he may be put in a shallow fire reaching only up to his ankles.
Abu Talib ibn Abd al-Muttalib - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (463 words)
Abu Talib ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib (Arabic: أبو طالب بن عبد المطلب)
While Muhammad was a child, Abu Talib was head of the Banu Hashim clan of the Quraish tribe.
Abu Talib died at around the same time as Muhammad's beloved wife Khadija, leading to an immensely sad time for him.
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