1 Samuel 18:4

Overview - 1 Samuel 18
Jonathan loves David.
Saul envies his praise;
10 seeks to kill him in his fury;
12 fears him for his good success;
17 offers him his daughters for a snare.
23 David persuaded to be the king's son-in-law, gives two hundred foreskins of the Philistines for Michal's dowry.
28 Saul's hatred and David's glory increase.
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1 Samuel 18:4  (King James Version)
And Jonathan stripped himself of the robe that was upon him, and gave it to David, and his garments, even to his sword, and to his bow, and to his girdle.

stripped himself
Presents of clothes or rich robes, as tokens of respect or friendship, are frequent in the East.
Genesis 41:42 ; Esther 6:8 Esther 6:9 ; Isaiah 61:10 ; Luke 15:22 ; 2 Corinthians 5:21 ; Philippians 2:7 Philippians 2:8