, -ου, τό (dim, of εἷμα, a garment), [in LXX chiefly for בֶּגֶד also for שִׂמְלָה, שַׂלְמָה, etc;] a garment, but in usage always (exc. in p1, see infr.) of an outer garment, a mantle, cloak
(thrown over the χιτών; see Rutherford, NPhr.
, 22; DCG
, i, 499a): Mat.9:16, 20-21 Mrk.2:21 5:27-28, 30 Jhn.19:2, Act.12:8, al; opposite to χιτών, Mat.5:40, Luk.6:29, Act.9:39; pl, garments, clothes (i.e. the cloak and the tunic), Mat.17:2 26:65 27:31, 35, Mrk.5:30 15:20, 24, Jhn.19:23-24, Jas.5:2, al (AS