Abu Lahab

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Enemy of the Prophet Muhammad, he was the brother of Muhammad's father. Name means “father of fire” and is one of the few Meccan personal names mentioned in the Quran (surah 111), where he and his wife are assured punishment in hell. Died shortly after the Battle of Badr, frustrated by Islam's stunning success.

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