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Greek - latchet
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LATCHET

KJV term for a leather thong or strap used to fasten sandals (Genesis 14:23; Isaiah 5:27; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16; John 1:27). According to the rabbis, untying sandals was a slave's task that could not be required of a disciple. John the Baptist thus claimed for himself a position lower than that of a slave before Jesus.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'LATCHET'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T3776>. 1991.

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