Swaddling clothes - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Swaddling clothes

[ 1,,G4683, sparganoo ]
to swathe" (from sparganon, "a swathing band"), signifies "to wrap in swaddling clothes" in Luke 2:7, Luke 2:12. The idea that the word means "rags" is without foundation. In the Sept., Job 38:9; Ezekiel 16:4.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words