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  • "Believing women should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; they should not display their zeenah charms, beauty or ornaments except what must ordinarily appear thereof; they should draw their outer garments over their bosoms."

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  • Among the texts they have differed over is this Qur'anic verse: [And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty; that they should not display their zeenah (charms, or beauty and ornaments) except what (must ordinarily) appear thereof] (An-Nur 24: 31).

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