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Beautiful Mantle From Shinar
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Beautiful Mantle from Shinar
Beautiful Mantle from Shinar (אַדֶּ֣רֶת שִׁנְעָר֩ אַחַ֨ת טוֹבָ֜ה‎, addereth shin'ar achath tovah). One of the items of value Achan hid, against the will of God (Josh 7:21).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Babylonish Garment
BABYLONISH GARMENT. (Heb. “mantle of Shinar”) Shinar was the name by which the Israelites knew Babylonia. The garment stolen by Achan (Jos 7) cannot be described exactly but probably was very fine embroidered cloth, woven entirely of gold thread.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Babylonish garment
Babylonish garment, literally “robe of Shinar,” Josh. 7:21; an ample robe, probably made of the skin or fur of an animal, comp. Gen. 25:25, and ornamented with embroidery, or perhaps a variegated garment with figures inwoven in the fashion for which the Babylonians were celebrated.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beautiful Mantle From Shinar
BEAUTIFUL MANTLE FROM SHINAR (Heb., “cloak of Shinar [or Babylon]”). An ample robe with figures of men and animals either embroidered or interwoven in the fashion for which the Babylonians were noted. It came to mean a valuable piece of clothing in general (Josh. 7:21).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Babylonish garment
Babylonish garmenta robe of rich colours fabricated at Babylon, and hence of great value (Josh 7:21).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BABYLONISH MANTLE
BABYLONISH MANTLE<man’-tl> (the King James Version Babylonish Garment): One of the articles taken by Achan from the spoil of Jericho (Joshua 7:21). In the Hebrew “a mantle of Shinar.” Entirely gratuitous is the suggested correction of Shinar to [sèar], making “a hairy mantle.” The Greek has [psilen
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Babylonish Garment
Babʹy-loʹnish Garʹment (Josh. 7:21). This, in the original Hebrew, is literally “robe of Shinar.” It designated an ample robe, made, probably, of the skin or fur of an animal and ornamented with embroidery, or perhaps it was a robe or garment variegated with figures inwoven, in the fashion for which
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Babylonish Garment
Babylonish garment. KJV rendering of ʾadderet šinʿār H168 + H9114, “mantle of Shinar,” one of the articles taken by Achan from the spoils of Jericho (Josh. 7:21; NIV, “a beautiful robe from Babylonia”). The term ʾadderet, which can also mean “glory” (Zech. 11:3 NRSV; cf. Ezek. 17:8), is used of Elijah’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Babylonish Mantle
BABYLONISH MANTLE, manʹt’l (AV Babylonish Garment): One of the articles taken by Achan from the spoil of Jericho (Josh 7:21). In the Heb “a mantle of Shinar.” Entirely gratuitous is the suggested correction of Shinar to sē‛ār, making “a hairy mantle.” The Gr has psilḗn poikílēn, which Jos apparently