COAT (כֻּתֹּ֫נֶת, H4189; LXX and NT χιτών, G5945; Vul. tunica; Luther Rock; KJV coat). Tunic, shirt, undergarment.
Slaves, laborers, and prisoners wore a more abbreviated style tunic (sometimes only to their knees and without sleeves) as appears on the Behistun Rock.
In the Assyrian relief depicting the siege and capture of Lachish by Sennacherib (701 b.c.) there are Jewish captives (male and female) wearing long, dress-like tunics which reach almost to the ankles. These garments are moderately tight and fit close to the neck (cf.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)