Al-Kāfi - Volume 5 > Woman Lawful in Marriage for the Holy Prophet
Hadith #5

5- وَعَنْهُ عَنْ عَاصِمِ بْنِ حُمَيْدٍ عَنْ أَبِي بَصِيرٍ وَغَيْرِهِ فِي تَسْمِيَةِ نِسَاءِ النَّبِيِّ (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) وَنَسَبِهِنَّ وَصِفَتِهِنَّ عَائِشَةُ وَحَفْصَةُ وَأُمُّ حَبِيبٍ بِنْتُ أَبِي سُفْيَانَ بْنِ حَرْبٍ وَزَيْنَبُ بِنْتُ جَحْشٍ وَسَوْدَةُ بِنْتُ زَمْعَةَ وَمَيْمُونَةُ بِنْتُ الْحَارِثِ وَصَفِيَّةُ بِنْتُ حَيِّ بْنِ أَخْطَبَ وَأُمُّ سَلَمَةَ بِنْتُ أَبِي أُمَيَّةَ وَجُوَيْرِيَةُ بِنْتُ الْحَارِثِ وَكَانَتْ عَائِشَةُ مِنْ تَيْمٍ وَحَفْصَةُ مِنْ عَدِيٍّ وَأُمُّ سَلَمَةَ مِنْ بَنِي مَخْزُومٍ وَسَوْدَةُ مِنْ بَنِي أَسَدِ بْنِ عَبْدِ الْعُزَّى وَزَيْنَبُ بِنْتُ جَحْشٍ مِنْ بَنِي أَسَدٍ وَعِدَادُهَا مِنْ بَنِي أُمَيَّةَ وَأُمُّ حَبِيبٍ بِنْتُ أَبِي سُفْيَانَ مِنْ بَنِي أُمَيَّةَ وَمَيْمُونَةُ بِنْتُ الْحَارِثِ مِنْ بَنِي هِلالٍ وَصَفِيَّةُ بِنْتُ حَيِّ بْنِ أَخْطَبَ مِنْ بَنِي إِسْرَائِيلَ وَمَاتَ (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) عَنْ تِسْعِ نِسَاءٍ وَكَانَ لَهُ سِوَاهُنَّ الَّتِي وَهَبَتْ نَفْسَهَا لِلنَّبِيِّ (صَلَّى اللهُ عَلَيْهِ وَآلِه) وَخَدِيجَةُ بِنْتُ خُوَيْلِدٍ أُمُّ وُلْدِهِ وَزَيْنَبُ بِنْتُ أَبِي الْجَوْنِ الَّتِي خُدِعَتْ وَالْكِنْدِيَّةُ.

5. It is narrated from the narrator of the previous Hadith from ‘ Asem ibn Hamid from abu Basir and others about the names of the wives of the Holy Prophet, and their relations and qualities has said the following: “The names of the wives of the Holy Prophet, were: ‘A’ishah, Hafsah, ‘Umm Habib daughter of abu Sufyan ibn Harb, Zaynab daughter of Jahash, Sawdah daughter of Zam‘ah, Maymunah daughter of al- Harith, Safiyah daughter of Hay ibn Akhtab, ‘Umm Salamah daughter of abu ‘Umayyah and Juwayriyah daughter of al-Harith. ‘A’ishah was from the tribe of Tamim, Hafsah from the tribe of ‘Adiy, ‘Umm Salamah was from tribe of banu Makhzum. Sawdah was from tribe of banu Asad ibn ‘Abd al-‘Uzza’, Zaynab daughter of Jahash was from the tribe of banu Asad, certain ones were from banu ‘Umayyah, ‘Umm Habib daughter of abu Sufyan was from the tribe of banu ‘Umayyah, Maymunah daughter of al-Harith was from the tribe of banu Hilal and Safiyah daughter Hay Akhtab was from banu Israel. He (the Messenger of Allah), O Allah, grant compensation to Muhammad and his family worthy of their services to Your cause, died and he had nine wives. Besides these there were those who had given themselves as a gift to the Holy Prophet. Khadijah daughter of Khuwaylid was (his first wife and) the mother of his children. Also of his wives were Zaynab daughter of abu al-Jawn who was deceived and al-Kindiyah.”