Muhammad Was Known as a Womanizer! (Fun Islamic Fact #18)
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As we saw in Fun Fact 8, Muhammad was known for having sex with nine women and girls all in the same night. Due to his exploits, Muhammad’s companions would brag that he had the sexual strength of thirty men. Not surprisingly, Muhammad wasn’t just known as a prophet; he was also known as a tremendous womanizer. He gained such a bad reputation that some families didn’t want their daughters going anywhere near him.
For instance, a young woman named Layla once thought that it would be nice to marry a prophet. We read about her family’s reaction in the History of at-Tabari, Volume 9, page 139:
“Layla bint al-Khatim ibn ‘Adi ibn ‘Amr ibn Sawad ibn Zafar ibn al-Harith ibn al-Khazraj approached the Prophet while his back was to the sun, and clapped him on his shoulder. He asked who it was, and she replied, ‘I am the daughter of one who competes with the wind. I am Layla bint al-Khatim. I have come to offer myself [in marriage] to you, so marry me.’ He replied, ‘I accept.’ She went back to her people and said that the Messenger of God had married her. They said, ‘What a bad thing you have done! You are a self-respecting woman, but the Prophet is a womanizer. Seek an annulment from him.’ She went back to the Prophet and asked him to revoke the marriage and he complied with [her request].”
So, the unwritten rule among respectable families in seventh-century Arabia was this: Keep your daughters away from the prophet of Islam.
But as a general rule, if you can’t trust Muhammad with your daughter, why would you trust him with your salvation?
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