latchet

latchet

The leather strap or thong that secures the sole of a sandal to the foot (Gen 14:23; Isa 5:27; Mark 1:7; Luke 3:16).

Gen 14:23

23that I would not take a thread or a sandal-thong or anything that is yours, so that you might not say, ‘I have made Abram rich.’

Isa 5:27

27None of them is weary, none stumbles,
none slumbers or sleeps,
not a loincloth is loose,
not a sandal-thong broken;

Mark 1:7

7He proclaimed, “The one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to stoop down and untie the thong of his sandals.

Luke 3:16

16John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sanda ... View more

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