5509. chitón
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chitón: a tunic
Original Word: χιτών, ῶνος, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: chitón
Phonetic Spelling: (khee-tone')
Short Definition: a tunic, garment, undergarment
Definition: a tunic, garment, undergarment.

HELPS word-Studies

5509 xitṓn – a tunic (under-garment) worn next to the skin. 5509 /xitṓn ("an undershirt, tunic") was worn under a 2440 /himátion ("cloak, robe").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of Semitic origin, cf. kethoneth
a tunic
NASB Translation
clothes (1), coats (1), garment (1), shirt (2), tunic (2), tunics (4).

STRONGS NT 5509: χιτών

χιτών, χιτῶνος, , from Homer down, the Sept. for כֻּתֹּנֶת and כְּתֹנֶת, a tunic, an undergarment, usually worn next the skin: Matthew 10:10; Mark 6:9; Luke 3:11; Luke 9:3; Jude 1:23; it is distinguished from τό ἱμάτιον (which see 2) or τά ἱμάτια in Matthew 5:40; Luke 6:29; John 19:23; Acts 9:39; universally, a garment, vestment (Aeschylus suppl. 903), plural (Plutarch, Tib. Gracch. 19), Mark 14:63. (Cf. Rich, Dict. of Antiq. under the word Tunica; and references under the word ἱμάτιον, as above.)

tunic, coat

Of foreign origin (kthoneth); a tunic or shirt -- clothes, coat, garment.

see HEBREW kthoneth

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