Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran

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Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« on: March 22, 2015, 05:15:12 PM »
In Chapter 24 known as an-Nur (the Light), in verse 30, Allah commands Prophet Muhammad as follows:

قُلْ لِلْمُؤْمِنِيْنَ يَغُضُّوْا مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِمْ وَ يَحْفَظُوْا فُرُوْجَهُمْ, ذَلِكَ أَزْكَى لَهُمْ.
“Say to the believing men that: they should cast down their glances and guard their private parts (by being chaste). This is better for them.”

This is a command to Muslim men that they should not lustfully look at women (other than their own wives); and in order to prevent any possibility of temptation, they are required to cast their glances downwards. This is known as “hijab of the eyes”.


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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2015, 05:16:04 PM »
Then in the next verse, Allah commands the Prophet to address the women:

قُلْ لِلْمُؤْمِنَاتِ يَغْضُضْنَ مِنْ أَبْصَارِهِنَّ وَ يَحْفَظْنَ فُرُوْجَهُنَّ...
“Say to the believing women that: they should cast down their glances and guard their private parts (by being chaste)…”

This is a similar command as given to the men in the previous verse regarding “hijab of the eyes”.
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2015, 05:20:24 PM »
After “hijab of the eyes” came the order describing the dress code for women:

وَ لاَ يُبْدِيْنَ زِيْنَتَهُنَّ إِلاَّ مَا ظَهَرَ مِنْهَا وَ لْيَضْرِبْنَ بِخُمُرِهِنَّ عَلىَ جُيُوْبِهِنَّ...
“...and not display their beauty except what is apparent, and they should place their khumur over their bosoms...”


....This is the 24.31 line from Al-Quran
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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2015, 09:09:31 AM »
Very good share madam....  :)
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« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2015, 11:15:24 AM »
thanks Sadia, atleast someone has the courage to read n rethink about this issue.
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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2015, 09:59:43 PM »
thanks for sharing
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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2015, 01:10:59 PM »
Important to know...





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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #7 on: May 23, 2015, 08:42:16 AM »
And women shall have rights
similar to the rights of men against them,
in kindness, according to what is equitable;
but men have a degree (of advantage) over them.
And God is Exalted in Power, Wise. (Qur’an 2:228)
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« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2015, 01:06:11 PM »
Thanks Rafi and Tina apu
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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2015, 10:50:10 AM »
...want to know more in this regard  :)




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« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2015, 02:17:57 PM »
thank you so much Tina apu .I will try to research more and share
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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #11 on: June 02, 2015, 02:39:36 PM »
(1) What is the meaning of “khumur” used in this verse?

Khumur خُمُرٌ is plural of khimarخِمَارٌ , the veil covering the head.Arab world, defines al-khimar as “something with which a woman conceals her head —ما تغطى به المرأة رأسها .”

(2) Then what does the clause “placing the khumur over the bosoms” mean?
By saying that, “place the khumur over the bosoms,” Almighty Allah ordered the women to let the two ends of their headgear extend onto their bosoms so that they conceal their ears, the neck, and the upper part of the bosom also.

This is confirmed by the way the Muslim women of the Prophet’s era understood this commandment of Almighty Allah. The Sunni sources quote Ummu ’l-mu’minin ‘A’isha, the Prophet’s wife, as follows: “I have not seen women better than those of al-Ansar (the inhabitants of Medina): when this verse was revealed, all of them got hold of their aprons, tore them apart, and used them to cover their heads...”
Finally the verse goes on to give the list of the mahram – male family members in whose presence the hijab is not required, such as the husband, the father, the father-in-law, the son(s), and others.
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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #12 on: June 02, 2015, 02:41:30 PM »
In Chapter 33 known as al-Ahzab, verse 59, Allah gives the following command to Prophet Muhammad:
يَا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ, قُلْ لأَزْوَاجِكَ وَ بَنَاتِكَ وَ نِسآءِ الْمُؤْمِنِيْنَ: يُدْنِيْنَ عَلَيْهِنَّ مِنْ جَلاَبِيْبِهِنَّ...
“O Prophet! Say to your wives, your daughters, and the women of the believers that: they should let down upon themselves their jalabib.”

What is the meaning of “jalabib”?
Jalabib جَلاَبِيْبٌ is the plural of jilbabجِلْبَابٌ , which means a loose outer garment. See any Arabic dictionary likeLisanu ’l-‘Arab, Majma‘u ’l-Bahrayn or al-Munjid.
Al-Munjid, for instance, defines jilbab as “the shirt or a wide dress—القميص أو الثوب الواسع.” While al-Turayhi, inMajma‘u ’l-Bahrayn, defines it as “a wide dress, wider than the scarf and shorter than a robe, that a woman puts upon her head and lets it down on her bosom...”
This means that the Islamic dress code for women does not only consist of a scarf that covers the head, the neck and the bosom; it also includes the overall dress that should be long and loose.
So, for instance, the combination of a tight, short sweater with tight-fitting jeans with a scarf over the head does not fulfill the requirements of the Islamic dress code.

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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #13 on: June 02, 2015, 04:24:46 PM »
Important to know...Now-a-days we get confused regarding the concept.Learning and exploration can help implementation  :)





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Re: Men's Hijab comes first before Women in Quran
« Reply #14 on: June 04, 2015, 12:42:52 PM »
I feel the same . It's very important to know. "Hizab" is not only for female. Islam commands both male and female to maintain hizab.Thanks for sharing, madam. :)