Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
χιτών, -ῶνος, ὁ
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tunic, robe, clothing, undergarment
a tunic, vest,

, the inner garment which fitted close to the body, having armholes, and sometimes sleeves, and reaching below the knees, worn by both sexes, Mt. 5:40; 10:10; pl. χιτῶνες, clothes, garments in general, Mk. 14:63

Greek-English Concordance for χιτών

Matthew 5:40 And let the one who wants to sue you and take your shirt (chitōna | χιτῶνα | acc sg masc) have your coat as well.
Matthew 10:10 or a bag for your journey, or two tunics (chitōnas | χιτῶνας | acc pl masc), or sandals, or a staff; for the worker deserves to be fed.
Mark 6:9 but to go having put on sandals. Then he added, “Do not put on two tunics.” (chitōnas | χιτῶνας | acc pl masc)
Mark 14:63 And the high priest, tearing his garments (chitōnas | χιτῶνας | acc pl masc), said, “Why do we still have need of witnesses?
Luke 3:11 And he would answer, saying to them, “He who has two tunics (chitōnas | χιτῶνας | acc pl masc), let him share with the one who has none; and he who has food, let him do the same.”
Luke 6:29 To the one who strikes you on the cheek, offer the other also; and from the one who takes your coat, do not withhold even your shirt (chitōna | χιτῶνα | acc sg masc).
Luke 9:3 He said to them, “Take nothing on the journey — no staff, nor bag, nor bread, nor money. No one is to have two tunics (chitōnas | χιτῶνας | acc pl masc).
John 19:23 When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his garments and separated them into four shares, one share for each soldier. They also took his tunic (chitōna | χιτῶνα | acc sg masc), which (chitōn | χιτών | nom sg masc) was seamless, woven from top to bottom as a single piece.
Acts 9:39 So Peter got up and went with them; and when he arrived, they took him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him, weeping and showing the tunics (chitōnas | χιτῶνας | acc pl masc) and other clothing Dorcas used to make while she was still with them.
Jude 1:23 save others by snatching them out of the fire; and have mercy on others with fear, hating even the garment (chitōna | χιτῶνα | acc sg masc) stained by the flesh.