4749. stolé
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stolé: equipment, apparel
Original Word: στολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: stolé
Phonetic Spelling: (stol-ay')
Short Definition: a long robe
Definition: a long robe, worn by the upper classes in the East.

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4749 stolḗ – a long, flowing robe worn by the elite (people of high station, wealth). "4749 (stolḗ) is a long robe, worn by the upper classes in the east" (Souter), "especially flowing raiment, a festal robe" (A-S).

["Milligan also finds in the papyri that robes are the expression of character" (Vincent, ala WP).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from stelló
equipment, apparel
NASB Translation
long robes (2), robe (3), robes (4).

STRONGS NT 4749: στολή

στολή, στολῆς, (στέλλω (which see) to prepare, equip, 2 perfect

1. an equipment (Aeschylus).

2. an equipment in clothes, clothing; specifically, a loose outer garment for men which extended to the feet (cf. English stole (Dict. of Chris. Antiq. under the word)), worn by kings (Jonah 3:6), priests, and persons of rank: Mark 12:38; Mark 16:5; Luke 15:22; Luke 20:46; Revelation 6:11; Revelation 7:9, 13 (14{a},14{b} Rec.; Revelation 22:14 L T Tr WH). (Tragg., Xenophon, Plato, and following; the Sept. chiefly for בֶּגֶד.) (Cf. Trench, § l.)

long robe.

From stello; equipment, i.e. (specially), a "stole" or long-fitting gown (as a mark of dignity) -- long clothing (garment), (long) robe.

see GREEK stello

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