A Dictionary of Islam/Raihanah

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RAIHANAH (^Wij). A Jewess whose husband had been cruelly murdered in the massacre of the Banu Quraizah. Muhammad offered to marry her if she would embrace Islam ; but she refused to forsake the faith of her forefathers, and consented to become his concubine instead of his wife.