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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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Explanation of AT-TAHRIM verse 1 (66:1)

Verse 66:1 from Sahih International: "O Prophet, why do you prohibit [yourself from] what Allah has made lawful for you, seeking the approval of your wives? And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.&...
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