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Biography::'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah

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Biography Ibn Rawahah was from the Arabian tribe, the Banu Khazraj.<ref name="sunnipath2">The Sealed Nectar The Second ‘Aqabah Pledge on sunnipath.com</ref> At a time when writing was not a common skill he was a scribe and a poet.<ref name="islamic-council.org">O My Soul, Death Is Inevitable, So It Is Better for You to Be Martyred, URL accessed 2009-09-30</ref>

He was one of the twelve representatives of the Ansar who took an oath of allegiance initially, before the Hijra and later spread Islam to Medina. Also he was among the 73 that pledged allegiance to Muhammad in Medina.<ref name= "mutah">Dead link URL accessed March 16, 2006</ref>

He is said to have been alert to the supposed plots of Abd-Allah ibn Ubayy.<ref name="islamic-council.org"/>

'Abd Allah ibn Rawahah was third in command during the Battle of Mu'tah and was subsequently killed during the battle.<ref name= "mutah"/>

He also led his own expedition known as the Expedition of Abdullah ibn Rawaha, where he was sent to assassinate al Yusayr ibn Rizam.


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