Citation for Waraqah ibn Nawfal ibn Asad

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" Waraqah ibn Nawfal ibn Asad ." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Ed. John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online. Oct 20, 2019. <http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e2487>.

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" Waraqah ibn Nawfal ibn Asad ." In The Oxford Dictionary of Islam. , edited by John L. Esposito. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, http://www.oxfordislamicstudies.com/article/opr/t125/e2487 (accessed Oct 20, 2019).

Waraqah ibn Nawfal ibn Asad

Christian cousin of Muhammad 's first wife, Khadijah . According to tradition, assured Muhammad that his call to prophecy and message were genuinely from God. Acknowledged that Muhammad's recitation of revelation was identical to the revelation given to Moses . Prophesied that Muhammad, like other prophets before him, would be rejected, fought against, and lied about.

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