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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Mail, Coat of

"a corselet of scales," a cuirass formed of pieces of metal overlapping each other, like fish-scales (1 Samuel 17:5); also (38) a corselet or garment thus encased.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A spot.

2. (n.) A small piece of money; especially, an English silver half-penny of the time of Henry V.

3. (n.) Rent; tribute.

4. (n.) A flexible fabric made of metal rings interlinked. It was used especially for defensive armor.

5. (n.) Hence generally, armor, or any defensive covering.

6. (n.) A contrivance of interlinked rings, for rubbing off the loose hemp on lines and white cordage.

7. (n.) Any hard protective covering of an animal, as the scales and plates of reptiles, shell of a lobster, etc.

8. (v. t.) To arm with mail.

9. (v. t.) To pinion.

10. (n.) A bag; a wallet.

11. (n.) The bag or bags with the letters, papers, papers, or other matter contained therein, conveyed under public authority from one post office to another; the whole system of appliances used by government in the conveyance and delivery of mail matter.

12. (n.) That which comes in the mail; letters, etc., received through the post office.

13. (n.) A trunk, box, or bag, in which clothing, etc., may be carried.

14. (v. t.) To deliver into the custody of the post office officials, or place in a government letter box, for transmission by mail; to post; as, to mail a letter.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COAT OF MAIL

mal.

See ARMOR, ARMS; BRIGANDINE.

MAIL

mal.

See ARMOR.

Strong's Hebrew
7193. qasqeseth -- scale (of fish)
... Word Origin from an unused word Definition scale (of fish) NASB Word Usage
scale-armor (1), scales (7). mail, scale. By reduplication ...
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8473. tachra -- a corselet
... 8472, 8473. tachra. 8474 . a corselet. Transliteration: tachra Phonetic
Spelling: (takh-ar-aw') Short Definition: mail. Word Origin ...
/hebrew/8473.htm - 6k

8302. shiryon -- body armor
... armor (1), breastplate (1), breastplates (1). breastplate, coat of mail,
habergeon, harness. Or shiryon {shir-yone'}; and shiryan ...
/hebrew/8302.htm - 6k

5630. siryon -- armor
... armor (2). brigandine. For shiryown; a coat of mail -- brigandine. see HEBREW
shiryown. 5629, 5630. siryon. 5631 . Strong's Numbers.
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7448. resen -- a halter, jaw
... Definition: bridle. Word Origin from an unused word Definition a halter,
jaw NASB Word Usage bridle (3), mail (1). bridle. From an ...
/hebrew/7448.htm - 5k

Library

By Grenville Kleiser
... the mind. Octa cloth, [USD]3.00, net; by mail, [USD]3.16. HOW ... others. Cloth,
543 pages, [USD]1.50. net; by mail, [USD]1.615. HOW TO ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/by grenville kleiser.htm

Book and Tract Catalogue.
... Price, [USD]1.25. Postpaid by Mail. THE BEREAN'S CASKET AND REPOSITORY. By IC
Wellcome. Cloth. Price, [USD]1.50, leather [USD]2.00, by mail. ...
/.../moody/that gospel sermon on the blessed hope/book & tract catalogue.htm

The World's Great Sermons, Volume I
... POWER & PERSONALITY IN SPEAKING [USD]1.25, net; by mail, [USD]1.40. HOW TO SPEAK
IN PUBLIC [USD]1.25, net; by mail, [USD]1.40. ... [USD]1.00, net; by mail, [USD]1.11 ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/various/the worlds great sermons volume i/title page.htm

The Apology of the Augsburg Confession
... Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at Concordia Theological Seminary. E-mail:
smithre@mail.ctsfw.edu. Surface Mail: 6600 N. Clinton St., Ft. ...
/.../melanchthon/the apology of the augsburg confession/title page.htm

Successful Methods of Public Speaking
... Hits and How to Hold an Audience Complete Guide to Public Speaking Talks on Talking
Fifteen Thousand Useful Phrases The World's Great Sermons Mail Course in ...
/.../kleiser/successful methods of public speaking/title page.htm

Timely Supplies
... as a channel of help to others. On Saturday, the 4th inst., our regular
home mail arrived. That morning we supplied, as usual, a ...
//christianbookshelf.org/taylor/a retrospect/chapter xvi timely supplies.htm

Hymn for the Lighting of the Lamps
... But, mad with jealous fury, Egypt's king Calls his great host to battle for their
lord: Swiftly the cohorts gather at his word, And down the mail-clad lines ...
/.../prudentius/the hymns of prudentius/v hymn for the lighting.htm

This Text was Translated in 1994 and Revised in 2002 for Project ...
... Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at. Concordia Theological Seminary Email:
[1]smithre@mail.ctsfw.edu Surface Mail: 6600 N. Clinton St., Ft. ...
/.../luther/luthers little instruction book/this text was translated in.htm

Young Moody Penniless in Boston is Warned by his Sister to "Beware ...
... I knew there was not, as there was but one mail a day. I had not had any
employment and was very homesick, and so went constantly ...
/.../moody/moodys anecdotes and illustrations/young moody penniless in boston.htm

The Sacrament of the Altar
... Robert E. Smith of the Walther Library at: Concordia Theological Seminary Email:
smithre@mail.ctsfw.edu Surface Mail: 6600 N. Clinton St., Ft. ...
/.../luther/the small catechism of martin luther/vi the sacrament of the.htm

Thesaurus
Mail (11 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary Mail, Coat of. "a corselet ... 8. (vt) To arm with mail.
9. (vt) To pinion. 10. (n.) A bag; a wallet. 11. (n.) The ...
/m/mail.htm - 11k

Habergeon (3 Occurrences)
... In Job 41:26 (Hebrews shiryah) it is properly a "coat of mail;" the Revised Version
has "pointed shaft." In Exodus 28:32, 39:23, it denotes a military garment ...
/h/habergeon.htm - 8k

Post (26 Occurrences)
... station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying
and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the ...
/p/post.htm - 19k

Scale-armor (3 Occurrences)
... 1 Samuel 17:5 and a helmet of brass 'is' on his head, and 'with' a scaled coat of
mail he 'is' clothed, and the weight of the coat of mail 'is' five thousand ...
/s/scale-armor.htm - 7k

Spears (25 Occurrences)
... 2 Chronicles 26:14 Uzziah prepared for them, even for all the army, shields, and
spears, and helmets, and coats of mail, and bows, and stones for slinging. ...
/s/spears.htm - 14k

Coat (54 Occurrences)
... Coat of mail. ... The "harness" (1 Kings 22:34), "breastplate" (Isaiah 59:17), and
"brigandine" (Jeremiah 46:4), were probably also corselets or coats of mail. ...
/c/coat.htm - 25k

Coats (29 Occurrences)
... 2 Chronicles 26:14 Uzziah prepared for them, even for all the army, shields, and
spears, and helmets, and coats of mail, and bows, and stones for slinging. ...
/c/coats.htm - 14k

Arms (166 Occurrences)
... IV. DEFENSIVE WEAPONS 1. Shield 2. Helmet 3. Coat of Mail 4. Greaves 5. Girdle
LITERATURE I. Armor in General-Old Testament. (maddim ...
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Armor (53 Occurrences)
... IV. DEFENSIVE WEAPONS 1. Shield 2. Helmet 3. Coat of Mail 4. Greaves 5. Girdle
LITERATURE I. Armor in General-Old Testament. (maddim ...
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Binding (23 Occurrences)
... 28:32 It shall have a hole for the head in its midst: it shall have a binding of
woven work around its hole, as it were the hole of a coat of mail, that it not ...
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Concordance
Mail (11 Occurrences)

Exodus 28:32
It shall have a hole for the head in its midst: it shall have a binding of woven work around its hole, as it were the hole of a coat of mail, that it not be torn.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS)

Exodus 39:23
The opening of the robe in its midst was like the opening of a coat of mail, with a binding around its opening, that it should not be torn.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY NAS)

1 Samuel 17:5
He had a helmet of brass on his head, and he was clad with a coat of mail; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of brass.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

1 Samuel 17:38
Saul dressed David with his clothing. He put a helmet of brass on his head, and he clad him with a coat of mail.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS YLT RSV)

2 Chronicles 26:14
Uzziah prepared for them, even for all the army, shields, and spears, and helmets, and coats of mail, and bows, and stones for slinging.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY YLT RSV)

Nehemiah 4:16
It happened from that time forth, that half of my servants worked in the work, and half of them held the spears, the shields, and the bows, and the coats of mail; and the rulers were behind all the house of Judah.
(WEB JPS ASV YLT RSV)

Job 3:3
Let the day perish in which I was born, and the night in which it was said, There is a mail child conceived.
(WBS)

Job 41:13
Who can strip off his outer garment? Who shall come within his jaws?
(See NAS RSV)

Isaiah 59:17
And he put on righteousness as a breastplate, and a helmet of salvation upon his head; and he put on garments of vengeance for clothing, and was clad with zeal as a mantle.
(See JPS)

Jeremiah 46:4
Harness the horses, and get up, you horsemen, and stand forth with your helmets; furbish the spears, put on the coats of mail.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Jeremiah 51:3
Against him who bends let the archer bend his bow, and against him who lifts himself up in his coat of mail: and don't spare her young men; utterly destroy all her army.
(WEB JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Subtopics

Mail

Mail: Armor

Mail: Information, Public or Private: Carried by a Courier

Related Terms

Habergeon (3 Occurrences)

Post (26 Occurrences)

Scale-armor (3 Occurrences)

Spears (25 Occurrences)

Coat (54 Occurrences)

Coats (29 Occurrences)

Arms (166 Occurrences)

Armor (53 Occurrences)

Binding (23 Occurrences)

Bows (28 Occurrences)

Clad (13 Occurrences)

Center (30 Occurrences)

Collar (6 Occurrences)

Scaled (1 Occurrence)

Helmet (10 Occurrences)

Helmets (5 Occurrences)

Shields (44 Occurrences)

Torn (100 Occurrences)

Tear (97 Occurrences)

Maim (4 Occurrences)

Brigandine (1 Occurrence)

Garment (143 Occurrences)

Armed (147 Occurrences)

Harness (9 Occurrences)

Opening (242 Occurrences)

Robe (142 Occurrences)

Brass (168 Occurrences)

Uzzi'ah (26 Occurrences)

Javelins (5 Occurrences)

Lifts (26 Occurrences)

Gorget

Guard (185 Occurrences)

Weighed (44 Occurrences)

Woven (40 Occurrences)

Wore (19 Occurrences)

Furbish (1 Occurrence)

File (1 Occurrence)

Treader (5 Occurrences)

Rend (35 Occurrences)

Remit (3 Occurrences)

Expedition (2 Occurrences)

Equipped (17 Occurrences)

Depend (12 Occurrences)

Delay (47 Occurrences)

Maid-servant's (2 Occurrences)

Posted (8 Occurrences)

Pouch (3 Occurrences)

Prepareth (21 Occurrences)

Polish (1 Occurrence)

Bends (6 Occurrences)

Breastplates (7 Occurrences)

Contract (3 Occurrences)

Construction (14 Occurrences)

Canaanites (63 Occurrences)

Clotheth (7 Occurrences)

Armour (32 Occurrences)

Archer (5 Occurrences)

Slinging (4 Occurrences)

Stations (8 Occurrences)

Steeds (11 Occurrences)

Senir (4 Occurrences)

Sling (11 Occurrences)

String (12 Occurrences)

Scales (33 Occurrences)

Slinging-stones (1 Occurrence)

Slingstones (3 Occurrences)

Tunic (24 Occurrences)

Weighing (39 Occurrences)

Apparel (38 Occurrences)

Rent (76 Occurrences)

Bend (29 Occurrences)

Devote (36 Occurrences)

Hole (88 Occurrences)

Dressed (77 Occurrences)

Positions (41 Occurrences)

Gird (44 Occurrences)

Cloak (73 Occurrences)

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