Babylonish garment

Babylonish garment [S]

a robe of rich colours fabricated at Babylon, and hence of great value (Josh.7:21).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Babylonish garment". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Babylonish garment, [E]

literally "robe of Shinar," ( Joshua 7:21 ) an ample robe, probably made of the skin or fur of an animal, comp. ( Genesis 25:25 ) and ornamented with embroidery or perhaps a variegated garment with figures inwoven in the fashion for which the Babylonians were celebrated. [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Babylonish garment,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.