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Easton's Bible Dictionary
The rendering of a Hebrew word meaning "glittering" (1 Samuel 17:5,38
). The same word in the plural form is translated "habergeons" in 2 Chronicles 26:14
and Nehemiah 4:16
. The "harness" (1 Kings 22:34
), "breastplate" (Isaiah 59:17
), and "brigandine" (Jeremiah 46:4
), were probably also corselets or coats of mail. (See ARMOUR
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Coat of Mail'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/c/coat-of-mail.html. 1897.