Coat of mail

“The rendering of a Hebrew word meaning “glittering” (1 Sam.” “17:5, 38). The same word in the plural form is translated” “habergeons in 2 Chr. 26:14 and Neh. 4:16. The “harness” (1″ “Kings 22:34), “breastplate” (Isa. 59:17), and “brigandine” (Jer.” “46:4), were probably also corselets or coats of mail. (See” ARMOUR.)

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