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Mantle
        (1) Semikah, the thick plaid or rug wherewith Jael covered Sisera (Judges 4:18).
        (2) The meil, the priestly robe which the child Samuel's mother made for him, a miniature of his robe in later life (1 Samuel 2:19; 1 Samuel 15:27; 1 Samuel 28:14).
        (3) Mataphah (Isaiah 3:22), a lady's outer full tunic, with sleeves, reaching to the feet.
        (4) 'addereth, Elijah the prophet's sole mantle except the leather girdle about his loins (1 Kings 19:13; 1 Kings 19:19); the Septuagint render it "sheepskin." The recognized dress of a prophet (Zechariah 13:4, "a rough garment" of prophets).


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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'mantle' Fausset's Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Fausset's; 1878.

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