skirt

skirt

A word that in biblical usage designates aspects of clothing. 1 A loose corner of a garment (1Sam 15:27; 1Sam 24:4-5) like the one David removed from Saul’s robe. 2 Both literally and figuratively the edge of a garment. For a literal description of the decoration to be put on the edge of the ephod, see (Exod 28:33-34; Exod 39:24-26). A figurative use is as a sign of Jerusalem’s shame (Jer 13:22; Jer 13:26; Lam 1:9; Nah 3:5).

1Sam 15:27

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1Sam 24:4-5

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Exod 28:33-34

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Exod 39:24-26

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Jer 13:22

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Jer 13:26

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Lam 1:9

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Nah 3:5

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