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Apron

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Found in the Authorized Version in Genesis 3:7 , of the bands of fig-leaves made by our first parents. In Acts 19:12 , it denotes the belt or half-girdle worn by artisans and servants round the waist for the purpose of preserving the clothing from injury. In marg. of Authorized Version, Ruth 3:15 , correctly rendered instead of "vail." (RSV, "mantle.")

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Apron'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​a/apron.html. 1897.
 
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