Women | Veil In BibleBismillah Hir Rehman Ir Raheem
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Yes you heard the right ! There is commandments if Veil in Bible. The veil is not only prescribed for Muslim women but also it is stated as part of modesty and good manner in in Bible.
In 1 Corinthians 11:5-6 Bible States:
"But every woman who prays or prophesies with her head uncovered dishonors her head—it is the same as having her head shaved. For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head."
The Best example of Veiling women in Christianity is The Virgin Mary. We see her picture in the Christian churches and everywhere.How is she dressed she was fully covered from head to toe except for the face and hands!
The famous early Christian theologian, St. Tertullian, in his famous treatise, ‘On The Veiling of Virgins’ wrote, “Young women, you wear your veils out on the streets, so you should wear them in the church; you wear them when you are among strangers, then wear them among your brothers”
1 Peter 3:3-5 States
"Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight. For this is the way the holy women of the past who put their hope in God used to adorn themselves. They submitted themselves to their own husbands, "
Meaning That you should dress in a way that your beauty shouldn't come out to peoples and strangers and it should be only for your husband.
The women mentioned in Bible also wear the viel concerning it to be a part of modesty. If one truly follows the Bible she should cover herself with the veil.
‘And Rebecca lifted up her eyes, and when she saw Isaac, she alighted from the camel, and said to the servant,
“Who is the man yonder, coming to meet us” Theservant said, “It is my Master”. So she took her veil and covered herself’.
"In that day the Lord will snatch away their finery: the bangles and headbands and crescent necklaces,the earrings and
bracelets and veils"
Take millstones and grind flour; take off your veil. Lift up your
skirts, bare your legs, and wade through the streams.
and say, 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: Woe to the women who sew magic charms on all their wrists and make veils
of various lengths for their heads in order to ensnare people. Will
you ensnare the lives of my people but preserve your own
She took off of her the garments of her widowhood, and covered herself with her veil, and wrapped herself, and sat in the gate of Enaim, which is by the way to Timnah; for she saw that Shelah was grown up, and she wasn't given to him as a wife.