Maryam

45 Remember when the angels said: "O Maryam! Surely Allah gives you glad tidings of a Word from Him. his name will be Messiah 'Eesa (Jesus), the son of Maryam, held in honor in this world and in the Hereafter, and he will be one of those nearest to Allah."
46 "He will speak to the people as an infant and in manhood, and he will be one of the righteous."
47 She said: "O my Lord! How shall I have a son when no man has touched me?" He said: "So it will be, for Allah creates what He wills. When He has decreed something, He merely says to it, "Be!" - and it is. (Holy Qur'an 3:45-47)

11 And Allah sets forth as an example to those who believe the wife of Pharaoh: Behold she said: "O my Lord! build for me in nearness to Thee a mansion in the Garden and save me from Pharaoh and his doings and save me from those that do wrong";1
12 And Maryam the daughter of `Imran who guarded her chastity; and We breathed into her (body) of Our spirit; and she testified to the truth of the words of her Lord and of His Revelations and was one of the devout (Servants).

1 Traditionally she is known as Aasiya, one of the four perfect women, the other three being Maryam the mother of Jesus, Khadija the wife of the Holy Prophet, and Fatima his daughter. Pharaoh is the type of arrogance, godlessness, and wickedness. For his wife to have preserved her Faith, her humility, and her righteousness was indeed a great spiritual triumph. She is thought to be the same who saved the life of the infant Moses: xxviii. 9. (66.11)

Sahih Al-Bukhari Hadith 5.113 Narrated by Abu Musa Al Ashari Allah's Apostle said, "Many amongst men attained perfection but amongst women none attained the perfection except Maryam (the mother of Jesus, peace be upon him), the daughter of Imran and Aasiya, the wife of Pharaoh..."

Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 6181 Narrated by Anas ibn Malik The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "Among the women of the universe, Maryam, daughter of Imran, Khadijah, daughter of Khuwaylid, Fatimah, daughter of Muhammad, and Aasiya, the wife of Pharaoh are enough for you." Tirmidhi transmitted it.

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