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Lexicon :: Strong's H3801 - kutōneṯ

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From an unused root meaning to cover [compare כָּתֵף (H3802)]
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TWOT Reference: 1058a

Strong’s Definitions

כְּתֹנֶת kᵉthôneth, keth-o'-neth; or כֻּתֹּנֶת kuttôneth; from an unused root meaning to cover (compare H3802); a shirt:—coat, garment, robe.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x

The KJV translates Strong's H3801 in the following manner: coat (23x), garment (5x), robe (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 29x
The KJV translates Strong's H3801 in the following manner: coat (23x), garment (5x), robe (1x).
  1. tunic, under-garment

    1. a long shirt-like garment usually of linen

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
כְּתֹנֶת kᵉthôneth, keth-o'-neth; or כֻּתֹּנֶת kuttôneth; from an unused root meaning to cover (compare H3802); a shirt:—coat, garment, robe.
STRONGS H3801: Abbreviations
כֻּתֹּ֫נֶת, כְּתֹ֫נֶת noun feminine tunic (Late Hebrew id.; Aramaic כִּתּוּנָא. etc., bdb050903 etc.; Ethiopic bdb050904 tunic, linen; compare also √ above); — absolute כֻּתֹּנֶת Genesis 37:31 + 2 times; כְּתֹנֶת Exodus 28:39; construct כְּתֹנֶת Genesis 37:3 + 9 times; suffix כֻּתָּנְתּוֺ Genesis 37:23; 2 Samuel 15:32, כֻּתָּנְתֶּ֑ךָ Isaiah 22:21, כֻּתָּנְתִּי Job 30:18; Songs 5:3; plural absolute כֻּתֳּנֹת Exodus 28:40 + 3 times, הַכָּתְנֹת Exodus 39:27; construct כָּתְנוֺת Genesis 3:21 + 2 times, כָּתְנֹת Ezra 2:69; suffix כֻּתֳּנֹתָם Leviticus 10:5; — tunic, principal ordinary garment (see BenzArchaeology 98 f. NowArchaeology i, 121, 193) of man and woman, worn next the person, כָּתְנֹת עוֺר Genesis 3:21 tunics of skin; of man 2 Samuel 15:32; כ׳ כ׳פִּי Job 30:18 mouth of any tunic (i.e. its collar); פַּסִים כ׳ Genesis 37:3, 23, 32 i.e. tunic with long skirts and sleeves (see מַּס), compare Genesis 37:23; Genesis 37:31; Genesis 37:31; Genesis 37:32; Genesis 37:33; of woman Songs 5:3 (put off at night); פַּסִּים כ׳ 2 Samuel 13:18, 19 (of king's daughter; rent, as sign of grief, compare also 2 Samuel 15:32, and see קרע). Specifically of priest's tunic Exodus 28:4, 39 (embroidered, see שׁבץ, תַּשְׁבֵּץ), Exodus 28:40; Exodus 29:5, 8; Exodus 39:27 (made of שֵׁשׁ, which see), Exodus 40:14; Leviticus 8:7, 13; Leviticus 10:5; בַּֿד קֹדֶשׁ כּ׳ Leviticus 16:4 a holy linen tunic, of high priest; כֹּֿהֲנִים כ׳ Ezra 2:69; Nehemiah 7:69, 71 (van d. H. Nehemiah 7:70; Nehemiah 7:72); of Shebna's official tunic Isaiah 22:21.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


3:21; 3:21; 37:3; 37:3; 37:23; 37:23; 37:23; 37:31; 37:31; 37:31; 37:32; 37:32; 37:33


28:4; 28:39; 28:39; 28:40; 28:40; 29:5; 29:8; 39:27; 39:27; 40:14


8:7; 8:13; 10:5; 10:5; 16:4

2 Samuel

13:18; 13:19; 15:32; 15:32; 15:32


2:69; 2:69


7:69; 7:70; 7:71; 7:72


30:18; 30:18

Song of Songs

5:3; 5:3


22:21; 22:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H3801 matches the Hebrew כֻּתֹּנֶת (kutōneṯ),
which occurs 29 times in 26 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 3:21 - The LORD God made garments H3801 of skin for Adam and his wife, and clothed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:3 - Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a [fn]varicolored tunic. H3801
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:23 - So it came about, when Joseph [fn]reached his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his [fn]tunic, H3801 the varicolored tunic H3801 that was on him;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:31 - So they took Joseph’s tunic, H3801 and slaughtered a male goat and dipped the tunic H3801 in the blood;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:32 - and they sent the varicolored tunic H3801 and brought it to their father and said, “We found this; please [fn]examine it to see whether it is your son’s tunic H3801 or not.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - Then he [fn]examined it and said, “It is my son’s tunic. H3801 A wild beast has devoured him; Joseph has surely been torn to pieces!”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:4 - “These are the garments which they shall make: a [fn]breastpiece and an ephod and a robe and a tunic H3801 of checkered work, a turban and a sash, and they shall make holy garments for Aaron your brother and his sons, that he may minister as priest to Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:39 - “You shall weave the tunic H3801 of checkered work of fine linen, and shall make a turban of fine linen, and you shall make a sash, the work of a [fn]weaver.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:40 - “For Aaron’s sons you shall make tunics; H3801 you shall also make sashes for them, and you shall make [fn]caps for them, for glory and for beauty.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:5 - “You shall take the garments, and put on Aaron the tunic H3801 and the robe of the ephod and the ephod and the [fn]breastpiece, and gird him with the skillfully woven band of the ephod;
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 29:8 - “You shall bring his sons and put tunics H3801 on them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 39:27 - They made the tunics H3801 of finely woven linen for Aaron and his sons,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 40:14 - “You shall bring his sons and put tunics H3801 on them;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:7 - He put the tunic H3801 on him and girded him with the sash, and clothed him with the robe and put the ephod on him; and he girded him with the artistic band of the ephod, [fn]with which he tied it to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 8:13 - Next Moses had Aaron’s sons come near and clothed them with tunics, H3801 and girded them with sashes and bound [fn]caps on them, just as the LORD had commanded Moses.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 10:5 - So they came forward and carried them still in their tunics H3801 to the outside of the camp, as Moses had said.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:4 - “He shall put on the holy linen tunic, H3801 and the linen undergarments shall be next to his [fn]body, and he shall be girded with the linen sash and attired with the linen turban (these are holy garments). Then he shall bathe his [fn]body in water and put them on.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:18 - Now she had on a [fn]long-sleeved garment; H3801 for in this manner the virgin daughters of the king dressed themselves in robes. Then his attendant took her out and locked the door behind her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 13:19 - Tamar put [fn]ashes on her head and tore her [fn]long-sleeved garment H3801 which was on her; and she put her hand on her head and went away, crying aloud as she went.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 15:32 - It happened as David was coming to the summit, where God was worshiped, that behold, Hushai the Archite met him with his [fn]coat H3801 torn and [fn]dust on his head.
Unchecked Copy BoxEzr 2:69 - According to their ability they gave to the treasury for the work 61,000 gold drachmas and 5,000 silver minas and 100 priestly [fn]garments. H3801
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:70 - Some from among the heads of fathers’ households gave to the work. The [fn]governor gave to the treasury 1,000 gold drachmas, 50 basins, 530 priests’ garments. H3801
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 7:72 - That which the rest of the people gave was 20,000 gold drachmas and 2,000 silver minas and 67 priests’ garments. H3801
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:18 - “By a great force my garment is distorted;
It binds me about as the collar of my coat. H3801
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:3 - “I have taken off my dress, H3801
How can I put it on again?
I have washed my feet,
How can I dirty them again?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 22:21 - And I will clothe him with your tunic H3801
And tie your sash securely about him.
I will entrust him with your [fn]authority,
And he will become a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem and to the house of Judah.
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