Chlamys

Strong’s Greek 5511. χλαμύς

Definition: A short cloak worn over the tunic. Usually worn by soldiers, military officers, kings & emperors. In Latin, this garment is called a paludamentum.

  • Matt 27:28
  • Matt 27: 31

Note in the above passages, that the word chlamys is used, while in Mark, the garment is not named, & in John 19:2, the garment is simply called a himation (which can be a generic word for an outer garment or clothing).