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3374. melote -- a sheepskin
... a sheepskin. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: melote Phonetic Spelling:
(may-lo-tay') Short Definition: a sheepskin Definition: a sheep's ...
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Of the Sheepskin and the Goatskin.
... Chapter VII. Of the Sheepskin and the Goatskin. ... [657] The melotes (melotes), a sheepskin
garment hanging down on one side, was the usual dress of monks. ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter vii of the sheepskin.htm

Elijah and the Widow's Son.
... Israel, was sitting in his house at Samaria, when suddenly there appeared before
him a wild-looking man, with long hair and a cape of woolly sheepskin on his ...
/.../anonymous/children of the old testament/elijah and the widows son.htm

An Exhortation to virtue -- and Particularly Upon the Passage...
... Although the one had the purple, the other had the sheepskin, which was the more
venerable garment of the two; for that purple brought forth the grievous famine ...
/.../chrysostom/on the priesthood/homily viii an exhortation to.htm

And Nicodemus Rising Up, Stood in the Midst of the Counsel...
... of the holy book teaches us, holy Elias too was taken up into heaven, and Elisæus
cried out with a loud voice, and Elias threw his sheepskin over Elisæus ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 15 and nicodemus rising.htm

And Nicodemus Stood Up, and Stood Before the Sanhedrin...
... of the Holy Scriptures taught us, Helias also was taken up into heaven, and Elissæus
cried out with a loud voice, and Helias threw his sheepskin upon Elissæus ...
/.../unknown/the gospel of nicodemus /chapter 15 and nicodemus stood.htm

The Brachmans; their Mode of Life; Ideas of Deity; Different Sorts ...
... its correctness, however, and would render it thus: "...enveloped in a body extrinsic
to the divine essence, just as if one wore a sheepskin covering; but that ...
/.../the refutation of all heresies/chapter xxi the brachmans their mode.htm

But He, Knowing the Custom, and Fearing that his Body Would be ...
... To Athanasius the bishop give one sheepskin and the garment whereon I am laid,
which he himself gave me new, but which with me has grown old. ...
/.../athanasius/select works and letters or athanasius/life of antony section 91.htm

How Wrong it is Considered for any one to Say that Anything ...
... seal, as we are well aware that they are in all respects stripped so bare that they
have nothing whatever except their shirt, cloak, shoes, sheepskin, and rush ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xiii how wrong it.htm

Book vii. On the Useful or the Ordinary
... [Matt.25:27]. A pelt of sheepskin is the people; in the psalm: and let him descend
as rain upon a pelt of sheepskin. [Ps.71(72):6 Vulgate]. ...
/.../eucherius/the formulae of st eucherius of lyons/book vii on the useful.htm

Letter Lxxi. To Lucinius.
... naked. [2234] Elijah also when he was carried up in a chariot of fire to
heaven left his mantle of sheepskin on earth. [2235] Elisha ...
/.../jerome/the principal works of st jerome/letter lxxi to lucinius.htm

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The skin of a sheep; or, leather prepared from it.

2. (n.) A diploma; -- so called because usually written or printed on parchment prepared from the skin of the sheep.

... prepared from the skin of the sheep. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia.
SHEEPSKIN. shep'-skin. See BOTTLE; DRESS; RAMS' SKINS, etc. ...
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Mantle (35 Occurrences)
... (1.) Hebrews `addereth, a large over-garment. This word is used of Elijah's mantle
(1 Kings 19:13, 19; 2 Kings 2:8, 13, etc.), which was probably a sheepskin. ...
/m/mantle.htm - 21k

Chamois (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (n.) A soft leather made from the skin of the chamois, or from sheepskin, etc.; --
called also chamois leather, and chammy or shammy leather. See Shammy. ...
/c/chamois.htm - 9k

Skin (115 Occurrences)
... Septuagint translates 'addereth, "the mantle" of Elijah (1 Kings 19:13, 19 2 Kings
2:8, 13 f), with melote, ie "sheepskin," the word in He being derived from ...
/s/skin.htm - 44k

Split (36 Occurrences)
... by force; to divide in the direction of the grain layers; to rive; to cleave; as,
to split a piece of timber or a board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin. ...
/s/split.htm - 19k

Sheepskins (7 Occurrences)

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Sheep-shearing (1 Occurrence)
Sheep-shearing. Sheepshearing, Sheep-shearing. Sheepskin . Noah Webster's
Dictionary ... (See NIV). Sheepshearing, Sheep-shearing. Sheepskin . Reference Bible
/s/sheep-shearing.htm - 8k

Sponge (3 Occurrences)
... It consists of a cylinder of wood, covered with sheepskin with the wool on, or
cloth with a heavy looped nap, and having a handle, or staff. ...
/s/sponge.htm - 10k

Benhadad (24 Occurrences)
... that this Assyrian king in the 6th year of his reign (854 BC) had crossed the Tigris
and made his way across the Euphrates on boats of sheepskin into Syria to ...
/b/benhadad.htm - 28k

... see FOOD). The peasant's outer coat is still made of a tawed sheepskin
or woven of goats' hair or wool (see WEAVING). The various ...
/a/agriculture.htm - 27k



Related Terms

Mantle (35 Occurrences)

Chamois (1 Occurrence)

Skin (115 Occurrences)

Split (36 Occurrences)

Sheepskins (7 Occurrences)

Sheep-shearing (1 Occurrence)

Sponge (3 Occurrences)

Benhadad (24 Occurrences)


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