Murrah ibn Ka'b

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Murrah ibn Ka'b
(Arabic: مرة بن كعب‎)
Known for Ancestor of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and numerous branches of the Quraish tribe
Spouse(s) Hind bint Surayr
Asma bint Adiy
Children Kilab ibn Murrah, Taym ibn Murrah, Yaqazah ibn Murrah
Parent(s) Ka'b ibn Lu'ayy
Wahshiya bint Shaiban
Relatives Adiy ibn Ka'b, Husays ibn Ka'b (brothers)

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

Descendants[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  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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