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Mantle

MANTLE

man'-t'-l:

Used 5 times of Elijah's mantle ('addereth, 1 Kings 19:18,19; 2 Kings 2:8,13,14), which was probably of hair. Found in plural once (Isaiah 3:22), where it (ma`ataphoth) is an upper wide tunic with sleeves (kethoneth).

See DRESS; KERCHIEF.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MANTLE'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.