(Companions of Muhammad S)
bin Maz’un R
Sa’ib bin Maz’un R was from Banu
(Family of) Jamh branch of Quraysh
of Jamh was Husays bin Ka’b.
Ka’b bin Luw’i, the ancestor of Sa’ib bin Maz’un R was also an ancestor of Muhammad S.
Sa’ib bin Maz’un R and all three (3) of his brothers were among the
converts to Islam).
Sa’ib bin Maz’un R had the following three brothers:
1. ‘Abdullah bin Maz’un
Qadamah bin Maz’un
3. ‘Uthman bin Maz’un R
All of them migrated to Habash
(Ethiopia) with many other Muslims, to save themselves from the torture
They had a sister named Zaynab bint Maz’un R. She was married
to ‘Umar bin
Khattab R . ‘Umar
bin Khattab R became the second Khalifah (Caliph) of Muslims.
Zaynab bint Maz’un R had two children:
1. Hafsah bint ‘Umar R
2. ‘Abdullah bin ‘Umar R
Hafsah bint ‘Umar R later became one of the
of the faithful), a title given to the holy wives
father was Maz’un bin Habib.
The early converts to Islam were tortured by the Quraysh
for leaving their age-old religion.
the year 9BH (Before
Hijrah) (613 AD), Muhammad
S allowed these early Muslims
to migrate out of Makkah.
than one hundred (100) Muslims
migrated to Habash
(Ethiopia), at different times in small groups,
to save themselves from the torture of Quraysh. The Christian King Najjashi (Negus) of Habash (Ethiopia) welcomed the migrants Muslims.