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Coat of mail

Coat of mail [N]

the rendering of a Hebrew word meaning "glittering" ( 1 Samuel 17:5 1 Samuel 17:38 ). The same word in the plural form is translated "habergeons" in 2 Chronicles 26:14 and Nehemiah 4:16 . The "harness" ( 1 Kings 22:34 ), "breastplate" ( Isaiah 59:17 ), and "brigandine" ( Jeremiah 46:4 ), were probably also corselets or coats of mail. (See ARMOUR .)

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.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Coat of mail". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .