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How come Mohammad (pbuh) was married to 9 women?

How come Mohammad (pbuh) was married to 9 women while Islam allows men to have up to four wives? Is there a reason behind that?
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Besides the eleven, who are the other possible wives of Muhammad?

It seems Prophet Muhammad definitely had eleven wives, and possibly more. These eleven women are: 1. Khadijah, 2. Sawda, 3. Aisha, 4. Hafsa, 5. Zaynab bint Khuzayma, 6. Umm Salama, 7. Zaynab bint ...
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Did the Prophet marry any more wives after the revelation of 4:3?

I have some questions regarding the revelation of An-Nisa 3, in particular the part where it is said …marry those that please you of women, two or three or four… Was this revealed ...
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Why Prophet not called father but his wives are mothers of believers?

Muhammad is not the father of [any] one of your men, but [he is] the Messenger of Allah and last of the prophets. And ever is Allah , of all things, Knowing. - (Qur'an 33:40) But, in the same Surah, ...
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Where does it come from that Khadija (RA) was 40 years old when she married the prophet?

This wiki answer mentions, that Khadija (RA) the business women and first wife of the prophet could be 28 years old, not 40 at the time of her marriage with the prophet if you google for "The Sons ...