Murrah ibn Ka'b

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Murrah ibn Ka'b (Arabic: مرة بن كعب‎) ibn Luay ibn Ghalib ibn Fihr ibn Malik is a man from Quraish tribe, supposed to live in the 4th century.[1] He is the sixth-in-line of Muhammad’s grandfathers. He is the common ancestor of Muhammad’s all four grandparents. He is also the common ancestor of six of Muhammad’s eight great-grandparents.

Prophet Muhammad's ancestors to Murrah
Father:Hashim ibn Abd Manaf ibn Qusay ibn Kilab ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b.
Mother:Salma bint Amr An-Najjariya (not a descendant of Murrah).
Father:Amr ibn Ae’z ibn Imran ibn Makhzum ibn Yaqza ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b.
Mother:Sakhra bint Abd ibn Imran ibn Makhzum ibn Yaqza ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b.
Father:Abd Manaf ibn Zuhra ibn Kilab ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b.
Mother:Atika bint a-Awqas As-Sulamiya[2] (not a descendant of Murrah).
Father:Abdul Uzza ibn Othman ibn Abd Addar ibn Qusay ibn Kilab ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b.
Mother:Um Habib bint Assad ibn Abdul Uzza ibn Qusay ibn Kilab ibn Murrah ibn Ka'b.

His mother was Wahshiya bint Shaiban ibn Muharib ibn Fihr ibn Malik, so his mother was a second cousin of his father.

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  1. ^ Estimated according to number of generations between him and the Islamic prophet, Muhammad.
  2. ^ "الموسوعة الشاملة - الكامل في التاريخ". Islamport.com. Retrieved 2014-02-14. 

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