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        Of various forms, from the mere sandal (q.v.) to the complete
        covering of the foot. The word so rendered (A.V.) in Deut.
        33:25, "min'al", "a bar," is derived from a root meaning "to
        bolt" or "shut fast," and hence a fastness or fortress. The
        verse has accordingly been rendered "iron and brass shall be thy
        fortress," or, as in the Revised Version, "thy bars [marg.,
        "shoes"] shall be iron and brass."
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Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'Shoe' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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