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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Leather

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A girdle of, worn by Elijah (2 Kings 1:8 ) and John the Baptist (Matthew 3:4 ). Leather was employed both for clothing (Numbers 31:20; Hebrews 11:37 ) and for writing upon. The trade of a tanner is mentioned (Acts 9:43; 10:6,32 ). It was probably learned in Egypt.

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Leather'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/l/leather.html. 1897.

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