8071. simlah
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simlah: a wrapper, mantle
Original Word: שִׂמְלָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: simlah
Phonetic Spelling: (sim-law')
Short Definition: clothes

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from an unused word
a wrapper, mantle
NASB Translation
cloak (4), cloth (1), clothes (9), clothing (5), garment (5), garments (5).

שִׂמְלָה noun feminine wrapper, mantle; — absolute ׳שׂ Genesis 9:23 +, construct שִׂמְלַת Deuteronomy 21:13; Deuteronomy 22:5; suffix שִׂמְלָֽתְךָ Deuteronomy 8:4, etc.; plural שְׂמָלֹת Genesis 45:22 (twice in verse) +, suffix שִׂמְלֹתָם Genesis 44:13 +, etc.; — wrapper, mantle (of man or [Ruth 3:3 +] woman), usually square piece of cloth worn as outer garment (see MackieHast. DB. i. 625; BenzEncy. Bib. iii. 2932), Genesis 35:2; Exodus 22:26 (both E), Deuteronomy 8:4; Deuteronomy 10:18; Deuteronomy 21:13; Deuteronomy 22:3; Isaiah 3:6,7; Isaiah 9:4; 2 Samuel 12:20 Kt, Ruth 3:3 Kt (Qr in both plural); as covering in sleep Genesis 9:23 (J; compare Exodus 22:26), bed-covering Deuteronomy 22:17; covering or receptacle for articles Exodus 12:34 (E), Judges 8:25; 1 Samuel 21:10, compare Proverbs 30:4; more Generally garment, Deuteronomy 22:5, clothes (plural) Genesis 37:34; Genesis 44:13 (J), Genesis 41:14; Exodus 19:10,14 (all E), Joshua 7:6 (JE); as costly gifts Genesis 45:22 (twice in verse); Exodus 3:22; Exodus 12:35 (all E).

apparel, clothes garment, raiment

Perhaps by permutation for the feminine of cemel (through the idea of a cover assuming the shape of the object beneath); a dress, especially a mantle -- apparel, cloth(-es, -ing), garment, raiment. Compare salmah.

see HEBREW cemel

see HEBREW salmah

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