This is a true Love story. Prophet daughter love story . It is story of Zaynab binte Muhammad (s) and Abu El’Ass ibne Rabee’; Zanab( radiallahu anha) was the daugther of nabi muhammad (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) and her cousin Abu El’Ass, was Khadija’s (radiallahu anha) nephew. He was one of the nobles of the banu Quraish, and the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) loved him very much.
One day Abu El’Ass went to the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) before take Islam and said: “I want to marry your eldest daughter”. So the Prophet replied, “I must ask her first”. He (sallallahu alaihi wa sallam) asked her daughter, “Your cousin came to me and he want to marry you. Do you accept him?” Her face color turned red with bashfulness and she smiled. Smaile is sing of agreement. Then Zainab married Abu El’Ass.
Starting a great love story. They had two children. One is Ali another is Omama. Muhammad became a Prophet while Abu El’Ass was away from Maccah. Abu El’Ass returned home. He rialize that his wife is a Muslim. When he came back home, Jayenad said “I have great news for you”. He stood up and left her. Zayenab was surprised and followed him and jayenad said, “My father (nabi muhammad) became a messenger of Allah and I accepted Islam”. He replied, “Why didn’t tell me that first?”
Starting a great problem between the spouse.
- She told him, “I can’t ignore my father and his message. He is not a liar, The Honest and Trustworthy” and Alamin. I’m not the only believer but also my mother and my sisters accepted Islam. My cousin Ali ibn Abi Talib became a Muslim and your cousin Othman ibn Affan is also a Muslim, your friend, Abu Bakar siddiq is a Muslim”.
- “Well, I don’t want people say to me that ‘he left his people and his forefathers believes to please his wife’. I am not accusing your father of anything”. He added, “will you excuse me and understand?”
- “Who will excuse and realize you if I do not ? She said, “Who will excuse and understand you if I don’t? I will stay with you and help you until you become a muslim.”
Passed twenty years but Abu El’Ass still remained an disbeliever. Then came the migration. Zainab went to her father and asked
- Can I stay with Abu El’Ass my husband ?
- Stay with your husband and children.
So Zainab stayed in Makkah, until the battle of Badr occurred.
Start Badr battle. Abu El’Ass was a fighter in battle against the Muslims. Now her husband will be fighting her father. In this moment, she had always feared. She kept crying out. She said in mind
- O Allah, I fear about next day and my children become orphans or I lose my father!
Finally Muslims are victory and Abu El’Ass was captured by the Muslims.
After reaching Macca Zainab asked.
- What did my father do?”
- They told her, “The Muslims won”.
So she prayed to Allah, thanking Him. Then she asked.
- What did my husband do?”
- They said: “He was captured”.
- I’ll send a payment to release him”.
She didn’t own much value. She took off her mother’s necklace and sent it as a payment to release for him with Abu El’Ass’s brother to the Prophet (s).
While the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) in satting, taking about payments and releasing captives. In that time He saw Khadeeja’s necklace. He held it up and asked
- Whose payment is this?
- They said, Abu El’Ass ibn Rabee.
He flows tears and said,
it’s “Khadeeja’s necklace”. He had a sense of utmost compassion and his heart palpitated for the great memory. The Companions who were gift there gazed in feeling having being captivated by the magnificence of things. Once a long time silence, the nabi of allah (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) stood up and said “People, this man is my relative, ought to I unleash him? And does one accept the comeback of this jewelry to my daughter?” They answered in unison “Yes, Prophet of Allah”. The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) gave the jewelry to Abu El’Ass and aforesaid to him: “Tell Zainab to not give away Khadeeja’s necklace”. Then he (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “Abu El’Ass, will we tend to speak privately?” He took him aside and aforesaid, “Allah has ordered Maine to separate between a Muslim and a unbeliever, therefore may you come back my female offspring to me?” Abu El’Ass reluctantly in agreement.
Zainab stood on the gates of Makkah awaiting the arrival of Abu El’Ass. Once he finally came he -I am going away”. She asked, “Where to?” He replied, “It isn’t Maine WHO goes, it is you. You’re reaching to your father. We tend to should separate as a result of you’re a Muslim”. She implored him, “Will you become a Muslim and are available with me?” however he refused. Therefore Zainab took her son and female offspring and traveled to Madinah,
After six years, Abu El’Ass was traveling in a caravan from Makkah to Syrian Arab Republic. During the journey, he was intercepted by a number of the Prophet’s companions. He escaped and asked for Zainab’s home. He knocked on her door shortly before the dawn prayer. She opened the door and asked him “Did you become a Muslim?
He voiceless “No, I come back as a fugitive”. She implored him all over again “Can you become a Muslim?” once more his answer was a negative. “Do not worry.” She said,
- Welcome my cousin, welcome, the daddy of Ali and Omama.
When the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) prayed the dawn prayer in congregation with the individuals, they detected a voice from the back of the musjid, “I have freed Abu El’Ass ibn Rabee”. Zainab had granted Abu El’Ass’ freedom. The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam)asked,
- Have you detected what I heard?
All of them said, “Yes, Prohphet of Allah”. Zainab said,
-He is my cousin-german and therefore the father of my
kids and that i have freed him.
The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) stood up and said, “O people, I declare that this man was a awfully nice relative-in-law, he ne’er stone-broke his promise, and neither did he tell lies. Thus if you settle for, i’ll come his a reimbursement and let him go. If you refuse it is your call and that i won’t blame you for it.” The companions in agreement, “We can offer him his money”. That the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) aforementioned to Zainab, “We have freed the one you have got freed, O Zainab.
Then he (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) visited her and told her “be generous to him, he’s your cousin-german and therefore the father of your youngsters, however do not let him get close to you, he’s prohibited for you.” She replied, “Sure, father, i will do as you say”. She went in and told her husband, “O Abu El’Ass, did not you miss us at all? Will not you become a Muslim and stick with us?” however he refused. Abu El’Ass then took the money and came to Makkah.
Once he came he stood up and declared, “O people, here is your cash. Is there something left?” They replied, “No, Abu El’Ass, there’s nothing left, thanks a lot.” thus Abu El’Ass said, “I testify that there’s no god however God, and Muhammed is His traveler.” Then he went back to Madinah and ran to the Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) as he said, “Dear Prophet, you freed us yesterday, and these days I say that I testify there’s no god however God and you’re His traveler.” He asked the Prophet, “Will you offer us the permission to travel back to Zainab?”
The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) smiled and said, “Come with me”; he took him to Zainab’s house and knocked on her door. The Prophet (sallallahu alaihi wasallam) said, “O Zainab, your cousin-german came to us and asked if he will come to you”. Similar to twenty years before, her face turned red with embarrassment and he or she smiled.
The sad thing was, a year after this incident, Zainab died. it is Prophet daughter love story also