Quranic verses about Hijab

"O you Children of Adam! We have bestowed on you raiment to cover your shame as well as to be an adornment to you. But the raiment of righteousness, that is the best. Such are among the Signs of Allah, that they may receive admonition.” (Quran 7:26)

“And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their beauty and ornaments except what must ordinarily appear therof; that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands' fathers, their sons, their husbands' sons, their brothers, or their brothers' sons or their sisters' sons, or their women or the servants whom their right hands possess, or male servants free of physical needs, or small children who have no sense of the shame of sex, and that they should not strike their feet in order to draw attention to their hidden ornaments. And O you Believers, turn you all together towards Allah, that you may attain Bliss.” (Quran 24:31).

“O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to draw their cloaks close round them (when they go abroad). That will be better, so that they may be recognised and not annoyed. Allah is ever Forgiving, Merciful.” (Quran 33:59).

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Thank you for posting this! I am a convert ad believe this whole heartedly. More people need to hear this perspective and be less judgmental! May Allah bless you many times over!!!

Say The Shahada , submit your will to Allah , you will forever be changed into a new life . A beautiful , pure , clean life .
I'm a Cherokee , American , I prayed for one month for God to show me the right path to heaven . He sent me the Quran .

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I am so much glad to have seen your comment. I would like to discuss some issues with you if you don't mind. We might please meet at Facebook: Abu'ubaida Hfi or mail: abuubaidasani5@gmail.com.
thank you.

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im wearing veil but its not my choice . i studding so much to find a good reason for have veil and i m searching. if someone have good reason plz send me email and explain why? thanks

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The word 'khimar' can be found in the Quran in 24:31 While the first basic rule of Dress Code for the Muslim women can be found in 7:26, the second rule of the dress code for women can be found in 24:31. Some Muslims quote verse 31 of sura 24 as containing the 'hijab', or head cover, by pointing to the word, khomoorihinna, (their khimars), forgetting that God already used the word 'hijab', several times in the Quran. Those who are not shackled by pre-conceptions will easily see that there is no command in 24:31 for women to cover their heads. The word 'khimar' does not mean 'hijab' nor head cover. Those who quote this verse usually add the words (head cover) and (veil) after the word 'khomoorihinna' and usually between brackets. These additions are their own words not the words of God and they are clearly added to the text to imply a meaning not found in God's words.

In other words there are absolutely NO reason or order from god for women to cover their head or hair. It is only a culturary custom from thousands of years before Islam passed down by Jews and christians.

Be proud of the body God gave you, and cover only what is natural for the circumstance.

http://www.quran-islam.org/articles/women_dress_code_%28P1150%29.html

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Ameem and Alhamdulluliah, brother Muhammad. This has only been used to keep women subjective and not allowing them to freely express who Allah created them to be. It clearly says draw them across their bosoms. They were already weraring head covers , but breast were openly exposed as is today, therefore allah told women to use the head covers to cover their bosoms . He never said cover your head

I totally Agree. Why do the HUMANs CLAIM its God's words by putting "parenthesis" ? Nauzubillah.. isnt that a grave sin?

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Quran 7:26
"Oh ye child of Adam cover your shame . "
Quran 24:31
"and say to the believing women , don't display or beauty or ornaments "
Quran 33:59
"Prophet to your wives , have them draw their clock over their bossoms , around them .

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