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Dictionaries :: Raiment

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International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia




King James Dictionary

Raiment: Clothing; Apparel; Covering.

And the same John had his RAIMENT of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey. Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the region round about Jordan, And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins. (Matthew 3:4-5)

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words



(1) For himation, rendered "raiment" in Mat 17:2, AV (RV, "garments"), so Mat 27:31; Mar 9:3; Luk 23:34; Jhn 19:24; Act 22:20; Rev 3:5, 18; 4:4; AV and RV, Act 18:6, see CLOTHING, No. 2 and ROBE. Himatismos is rendered "raiment" in Luk 9:29; enduma in Mat 3:4; 6:25, 28; 28:3; Luk 12:23. For esthes, translated "raiment" in Jam 2:2 (2nd part), AV, see APPAREL.

(2) For skepasma, "a covering," rendered "raiment" in 1Ti 6:8, AV, see COVER, B, No. 2.


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