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Hyke or Upper Garment


1. Law respecting fringes of. Nu 15:38; De 22:12.

2. Used by the poor as a covering by night. Ex 22:26,27; De 24:13.

3. Burdens often bound up in. Ex 12:34.

4. The skirts of, used to hold things in. 2Ki 4:39; Ne 5:13; Hag 2:12; Lu 6:38.

5. Probably used by women as a vail. Ru 3:15.

6. Required to be girt up

a. For running. 1Ki 18:46.

b. For labour. Lu 17:8.

7. Often laid aside. Mt 24:18; Mr 10:50.

8. The Jews said to be naked without. 2Sa 6:20; Mr 14:51,52; Joh 21:7.

9. Was the garment

a. Rent in token of anger. Mt 26:65.

b. Rent in token of grief. Joe 2:13.

c. Of Samuel rent by Saul. 1Sa 15:27.

d. Of Saul which David cut. 1Sa 24:4,5.

e. Of Jeroboam rent by Ahijah. 1Ki 11:30.

f. Laid aside by Christ. Joh 13:4.

g. Spread before Christ by the Jews. Mt 21:8.

10. The Jews condemned for making broad the borders of. Mt 23:5.