Umm Kulthum bint Jarwal
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She married Umar ibn al-Khattab before 616,:92 and they had two sons, Zayd "the Younger" and Ubaydallah. Umar was concurrently married to Zaynab bint Madhun, who bore him three children,:204 and to Qurayba bint Abi Umayya,:510 who was childless. Umar converted to Islam in 616.:207 The whole family emigrated to Medina in 622,:218 although Umm Kulthum and Qurayba were still polytheists.:510
Soon after the Treaty of Hudaybiya in 628, Muhammad announced a revelation that Muslims were ordered to "hold not to the cords of disbelieving women." Accordingly, Umar divorced Umm Kulthum and Qurayba, and they both returned to Mecca.:204:510
The sources do not indicate the order of Umm Kulthum’s subsequent marriages. She married Abu Jahm ibn Hudhayfa in Mecca "while they were both polytheists," i.e., before January 630.:92 Abu Jahm was, like Umar, a member of the Adi clan of the Quraysh.:510 He was known in the community as "a great beater of women.":192
Whether before or after this, Umm Kulthum was also one of the wives of Safwan ibn Umayya, a member of the Juma clan:92 who was a leader in the Quraysh opposition to Muhammad.:318–319, 370 He became a Muslim after the Conquest of Mecca:185 but continued to live in Mecca.
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