teach etiquette for male and female interactions, where khumūr is mentioned in reference to the clothing of Arab women in the 7th century, but there is no command to actually wear them in any specific way.Hence he considers head-covering a preferable practice but not a directive of the sharia (law). They believe that the commandment to maintain modesty must be interpreted with regard to the surrounding society.Hijab can also be used to refer to the seclusion of women from men in the public sphere, or it may denote a metaphysical dimension, for example referring to "the veil which separates man or the world from God".Most often, it is worn by Muslim women as a symbol of modesty and privacy.Contemporary Salafis insist that the jilbab (which is worn over the Kimaar and covers the body from head to toe) worn today is the same garment mentioned in the Qur'an and the hadith; other translators have chosen to use less specific terms: Debate focused on how much of the male or female body should be covered.
However, Qur'an translators and commentators translate the Arabic into English words with a general meaning, such as veils, head-coverings and shawls.
(dialectal)) is a veil worn by some Muslim women in the presence of anyone outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.
Some women who follow Islam choose to wear the hijab as their religion and their God tells them to.
The ethical barrier, is known to make something forbidden such as the 'purity of hearts' in reference to the Prophet's wives and the Muslim men who visit them.
The Arabic word jilbab is translated as "cloak" in the following passage.