Aws b. Thabit al-Khazraji
|Aws b. Thabit al-Khazraji|
|Full Name||Aws b. Thabit al-Khazraji|
|Lineage||Banu Najjar, Khazraj|
|Well-Known Relatives||Hassan b. Thabit (Brother), Shaddad b. Aws (Son)|
|Place(s) of Residence||Medina|
|Presence at Ghazwas||Battle of Uhud|
|Other Activities||Participation in the Second Pledge of al-'Aqaba|
Aws b. Thābit al-Khazrajī (Arabic: أَوْس بن ثابِت الخَزْرَجی) was one of the helpers and companions of the Prophet (s) martyred in the Battle of Uhud. According to some exegetes of the Qur'an, the verse seven of Qur'an 4, regarding inheritance, was revealed after his martyrdom.
Aws b. Thabit b. Mundhir was the brother of Hassan b. Thabit, the well-known poet in the period of the Prophet (s). He was from the Banu 'Amr b. Malik family, the Banu Najjar clan, and a member of the Khazraj tribe. Aws participated in the Second Pledge of al-'Aqaba, and after the Prophet's (s) migration to Medina, he became one of his Ansar. He received Uthman b. Affan in his house in Medina.
According to the majority of scholars, Aws was martyred in the Battle of Uhud. On another account, he was a warrior in battles of Badr, Uhud, and Khandaq, and died during the caliphate of Uthman b. Affan.
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