5511. chlamus
Strong's Concordance
chlamus: a chlamys or short cloak
Original Word: χλαμύς, ύδος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: chlamus
Phonetic Spelling: (khlam-ooce')
Short Definition: a short cloak
Definition: a short cloak, worn by military officers and soldiers.
HELPS Word-studies

5511 xlamýs – "a short cloak worn by soldiers, military officers, magistrates, kings, emperors, etc" (J. Thayer) – the Latin paludamenum, the garment of "dignity" (office) worn over the 5509 (xitōn/"tunic").

5511 /xlamýs ("a short, official robe") was put on Christ (perhaps taken from a Roman officer) to heighten His humiliation.

[For other terms referring to clothes worn in the NT see Strong's numbers: 1742, 1903, 2067, 2440, 2441, 2689, 4018,4158, 4629, 4749, 5341.

"5511 (xlamýs) was a kind of short cloak worn by soldiers, military officers, magistrates, kings, emperors (2 Macc 12:35; Josephus, Ant. 5.1.10), a soldier's sagum or scarf. Carr (Cambridge Greek Testament) suggests that it may have been a worn-out scarf of Pilate's" (WP, 1, 229).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
a chlamys or short cloak
NASB Translation
robe (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5511: χλαμύς

χλαμύς, χλαμύδος, (according to the testimony of Pollux 10, 38, 164, first used by Sappho), a chlamys, an outer garment usually worn over the χιτών (which see); specifically, the Latinpaludamentum (which see in Rich, Dict. of Antiq., under the word, at the end), a kind of short cloak worn by soldiers, military officers, magistrates, kings, emperors, etc. (2 Macc. 12:35; Josephus, Antiquities 5, 1, 10; Herodian, Aelian, others; often in Plutarch): Matthew 27:28, 31 (A. V. robe; see Meyer at the passage; Trench, Synonyms, § 1.; Rich (as above) under the word Chlamys; and other references under the word ἱμάτιον).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
robe.

Of uncertain derivation; a military cloak -- robe.

Forms and Transliterations
χλαμυδα χλαμύδα chlamuda chlamyda chlamýda
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2 Occurrences


χλαμύδα — 2 Occ.

Matthew 27:28 N-AFS
GRK: ἐκδύσαντες αὐτὸν χλαμύδα κοκκίνην περιέθηκαν
NAS: Him and put a scarlet robe on Him.
KJV: him a scarlet robe.
INT: having stripped him a robe scarlet they put around

Matthew 27:31 N-AFS
GRK: αὐτὸν τὴν χλαμύδα καὶ ἐνέδυσαν
NAS: Him, they took the [scarlet] robe off
KJV: him, they took the robe off from him,
INT: him the robe and they put on

2 Occurrences

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