found in the Authorized Version in Genesis 3:7 , of the bands of fig-leaves made by our first parents. In Acts 19:12 , it denotes the belt or half-girdle worn by artisans and servants round the waist for the purpose of preserving the clothing from injury. In marg. of Authorized Version, Ruth 3:15 , correctly rendered instead of "vail." (RSV, "mantle.")
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Apron". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".