Women’s Head Covering in Religions

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Reference: Talmud>> Mishnah>> Seder Nashim>> Ketuboth>> Chapter 7>> Verse 6

Online Read: http://www.sefaria.org/Mishnah_Ketubot.7.6?lang=en

…………What constitutes [a violation of] Jewish custom? [If] she goes out [in public] with her hair uncovered; [if] she spins [thread] in the market, and converses [flirtatiously] with any man. Abba Saul says, “Also one who curses his children in his presence.” Rabbi Tarfon says, “[Also] a noisy woman.” What constitutes a noisy woman? One who speaks in her own house [so loudly] that her neighbors can hear her voice.

Complete article: Hijab and Judaism


Reference: 1 Corinthians 11:3-10 King James Version (KJV)

Online Read: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1+Corinthians+11%3A4-6&version=KJV

4 Every man praying or prophesying, having his head covered, dishonoureth his head.5 But every woman that prayeth or prophesieth with her head uncovered dishonoureth her head: for that is even all one as if she were shaven.6 For if the woman be not covered, let her also be shorn: but if it be a shame for a woman to be shorn or shaven, let her be covered.

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Reference: Rig Veda>> Book 8>> HYMN 33>> Verse 19

Online Read: www.sacred-texts.com/hin/rigveda/rv08033.htm

Original Text: Cast down thine eyes and look not up. More closely set thy feet. Let none
See what thy garment veils, for thou, a Brahman, hast become a dame.


Reference: Quran>> Chapter 24: AN-NUR (THE LIGHT)>> Verse 31

Online Source: https://quran.com/24/31



And tell the believing women to reduce [some] of their vision and guard their private parts and not expose their adornment except that which [necessarily] appears thereof and to wrap [a portion of] their headcovers over their chests and not expose their adornment except to their husbands, their fathers, their husbands’ fathers, their sons, their husbands’ sons, their brothers, their brothers’ sons, their sisters’ sons, their women, that which their right hands possess, or those male attendants having no physical desire, or children who are not yet aware of the private aspects of women. And let them not stamp their feet to make known what they conceal of their adornment. And turn to Allah in repentance, all of you, O believers, that you might succeed.


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