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Sura 33
Aya 59
يا أَيُّهَا النَّبِيُّ قُل لِأَزواجِكَ وَبَناتِكَ وَنِساءِ المُؤمِنينَ يُدنينَ عَلَيهِنَّ مِن جَلابيبِهِنَّ ۚ ذٰلِكَ أَدنىٰ أَن يُعرَفنَ فَلا يُؤذَينَ ۗ وَكانَ اللَّهُ غَفورًا رَحيمًا

(Saheeh International)

O Prophet, tell your wives and your daughters and the women of the believers to bring down over themselves [part] of their outer garments.1 That is more suitable that they will be known2 and not be abused. And ever is Allāh Forgiving and Merciful.3
  • The jilbāb, which is defined as a cloak covering the head and reaching to the ground, thereby covering the woman's entire body.
  • As chaste believing women.
  • Or "and Allāh was Forgiving and Merciful" of what occurred before this injunction or before knowledge of it.