|He belonged to the Banu Mazin, a minor clan from the Mansur ibn Ikrima branch of the tribe in the western Arabia||His force was relatively small, ranging from 300 to 2,000 men, according to the medieval Arabic sources|
|He was soon appointed governor of by the||Utba was married to a daughter of of the ; according to her name was Azda, while according to her name was Safiyya|
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|" He said: "The extent to which they betrayed you, disobeyed you and lied to you will be measured against how much you punish them||Utba was a confederate of the clan of the tribe of|
|He was the seventh person to convert to and participated in the to , but returned to stay with Muhammad in before making the second hijrah to||Finally he wanted to resign and go on pilgrimage but the Caliph refused|
Origins and companion of Muhammad [ ] Utba born c.